• Office of the General Counsel

    The General Counsel is the University's attorney. The Office of the General Counsel is responsible for protecting the University's legal interests and managing the University's legal affairs. The office provides legal advice and coordinates legal representation for the University as a whole.

    As a service-oriented office, the Office of the General Counsel provides legal information and support to the Board of Trustees, the President, administrators, and faculty and staff. As the University's in-house attorney, the General Counsel's main focus is on matters that could have legal implications for the University's policies and procedures, contractual obligations, insurance, operations, and governance.

    The philosophy of the Office of the General Counsel is the proactive practice of law. In accordance with that philosophy, the General Counsel strongly encourages members of the University community to consult with the office before issues arise or as soon as possible thereafter. This approach best enables the office to protect the interests of the University and its members.


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    Grey Dimenna   Vice President and General Counsel
    Charlene Diana   Associate General Counsel
    Karen Morrow   Paralegal
    Debra Byrnes   Assistant to the Vice President and General Counsel

       

    Although the Office of the General Counsel provides legal services to the University community, it does not provide personal legal services for individual members of the University community.