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Office of the General Counsel

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 matters.
  • Defend the University when its conduct is challenged.