Haley A. Meade, Director of the Irene Diamond Professional Skills Center, received her B.A. from the University of Rochester and her J.D., cum laude, from New York Law School where she was Articles Editor of the New York Law School Law Review. She comes to CUNY with over eight years of experience in providing academic support, having served as the Associate Director of Academic Affairs at New York Law School, where she taught Principles of Legal Analysis, a first-year skills course, as well as developed an academic success program for incoming students. Before joining academia, she worked as a labor and employment associate at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman. Prior to attending law school, she interned at the Commission for Racial Equality in London.