Communications Office

The Office of Communications serves the law school by leading the schoolwide communications program and by providing direct service to individual units.

Our Primary Areas of Activity Are:

Media Relations

Conduct outreach to general and legal news media outlets to disseminate the school's most compelling stories; provide expert commentary on issues of the day; and represent the school to regional, national, and international audiences.

Publications

Create publications to help recruit students, communicate with alumni, promote philanthropy, attract and inform research partners, and engage people with diverse interests in the life of the school.

Web Management

Develop the school's website into an increasingly effective tool for informing and involving all constituencies, providing news content, overseeing design, and promoting an intuitive, interactive user experience.

Identity Program

Manage the School of Law's branding standards, products, and services by defining appropriate uses of the school's name, articulating its distinctive character, and providing logo files and letterhead templates for the school and its affiliates.

The Communications Team

Michael Bazeley
Director, Communications
mbazeley@law.berkeley.edu
510-643-8010
Contact for help with:

  • Strategic communications planning  
  • Overall electronic and print communications strategy

Susan Gluss
Deputy Director of Communications
Media Relations Director
sgluss@law.berkeley.edu
510-642-6936
Contact for help with:

  • Communications strategy to advance school or unit-specific goals
  • Media relations campaigns & tactics
  • Editorial decisions related to news and home page content for the website
  • Video production
  • Media training
  • Faculty experts database

Andrew Cohen
Senior Communications Writer
acohen@law.berkeley.edu
510-642-1654
Contact for help with:

  • Content being developed for the website home page (news stories, Spotlight, Sidebar, news briefs) and monthly eNews bulletin
  • Content matters for Transcript, the Annual Report of Philanthropy, the Admissions Viewbook, or other editorial projects in progress

Bobbi Sloan
Senior Communications Coordinator
rsloan@law.berkeley.edu
510-642-8526
Contact for help with:

  • Identity services and resources, including logo files, letterhead templates, and branded merchandise
  • Publications coordination, including cost estimating, purchasing, creating and tracking production schedules, and interaction with designers and printers
  • Invoice and budget tracking for the communications team
  • Identifying qualified communications professionals, including writers, photographers, designers, and printers

Susanna Spiro
Director, Web & Digital Media
susannas@law.berkeley.edu
510-643-6147
Contact for help with:

  • Berkeley Law website inquiries
  • Berkeley Law blogs and faculty profiles
  • Web design projects
  • Social media, images, and video