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  Elizabeth Heinrich

Elizabeth Heinrich

Player Profile

Position:
Assistant Athletics Director for Compliance

Institution:
University of Michigan

Elizabeth Heinrich is an Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance at the University of Michigan, where her primary responsibilities are rules education, eligibility and agents and amateurism. Prior to Michigan, Elizabeth spent four years on the compliance staff at The University of Texas at Austin.

During her tenure at Texas, Heinrich handled a variety of responsibilities including oversight of the student-athlete education program, eligibility certification, recruiting monitoring, amateurism issues, and served as liaison with various University departments such as Housing, Parking and Financial Aid. Elizabeth received her undergraduate degree in Government and International Relations from the University of Notre Dame, following which she spent several years in politics in the area of campaign finance and election law compliance working with one U.S. Senate candidate and several gubernatorial candidates.

Following that, Elizabeth obtained her law degree from Boston University School of Law where she graduated magna cum laude. Elizabeth spent several years practicing law with the Boston-based firm, Foley Hoag, LLP. Her area of practice was commercial litigation, particularly business torts, land use and construction, and employment litigation. After leaving Foley Hoag, Elizabeth spent a year in the Enforcement division of the NCAA before taking a position at Texas.