Office of General Counsel

About

The Office of the General Counsel functions as the University’s law firm.

The Office of the General Counsel functions as the University’s law firm with six highly skilled attorneys, two paralegals and two support staff. The OGC is responsible for all of the University’s legal affairs and advises the Corporation, the President, senior officers, other university administrators, and faculty and staff who are acting within the scope of their employment. The OGC provides advice and counsel on legal and risk management areas, as well as major policies, initiatives and programs of the University. For Attorney assignments, please visit Practice Areas. The OGC is the only office that is authorized to hire outside counsel. 

Phone and Address

Phone: 
(401) 863-3122

Mailing address:
Brown University
Box 1913
Providence, R.I. 02912

Physical address:
South Street Landing
350 Eddy Street
Providence, R.I. 02912

The Office of the Vice President and General Counsel is located in the South Street Landing, which is a secure office. Meetings are available by appointment only. Please make necessary arrangements prior to visiting the General Counsel's Office.