OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) - Ole Miss has named Erica McKinley as the university's new general counsel.
She was the former Chief Operating Officer for the National Basketball Players Association.
She is an attorney with nearly 20 years of global legal experience in the private and public sector.
In her new role, she will serve as the university's chief legal officer. She will provide advice and counsel on matters including governance, research, athletics, student affairs and finance.
She will also help advise the University of Mississippi Medical Center.
McKinley also served in a similar role with Walmart.
She is a graduate of Ole Miss.
She will begin her new role on June 22.
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