Office of the General Counsel

The mission of the Office of the General Counsel is to provide comprehensive, high quality and professional legal services in a timely manner that enables the University to achieve its mission in an ethical and lawful manner.



  • Serve as a resource for informed decision-making and creative problem-solving
  • Identify and reduce risk to the University
  • Support the University's ongoing commercial and business needs
  • Advise and counsel the University on substantive issues of the law, including regulatory and compliance maters
  • Defend the University when its conduct is challenged