Linda C. Mischel Eisner
Linda Mischel Eisner is Executive Director of Labor and Employee Relations in the Office of the Senior Vice Provost and Columbia University Human Resources. Linda manages relationships with the graduate student and postdoc/ARS unions, advances initiatives to ensure the strength and quality of relations with unionized academic employees, and provides guidance to the University, schools and departments on labor and employee relations issues, dispute resolution, and bargaining agreement interpretation. Linda joined Columbia in 2014, and as the Director of Special Projects in the Office of the Senior Executive Vice President, she was a member of both of the University's committees bargaining first contracts for the graduate student and postdoc/ARS unions. Her prior experience includes work as a career law clerk to the Honorable Raymond J. Dearie of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, a tax associate at Davis Polk and Wardwell, and a quantitative analyst at Salomon Brothers, Inc. Linda holds a law degree from Yale Law School and a bachelor's degree summa cum laude in Computer Science from Columbia College. She was named valedictorian of Columbia College's first coeducational class.