Office of Legal Counsel

Office of Legal Counsel

The Office of Legal Counsel provides legal counsel and representation to the University of Chicago. We represent the University in legal proceedings, assist our clients with transactions, and provide advice about the laws, regulations, and policies applicable to the University’s activities.

About the Office

Under the leadership of Kim Taylor, Vice President and General Counsel, the Office of Legal Counsel advises University officials on legal and regulatory questions associated with the University’s activities (including transactional matters, policy formulation and compliance, employment and student issues, and pre-litigation dispute resolution), and represents the interests of the University in administrative and judicial proceedings.

Our Attorneys

The Office of Legal Counsel includes ten attorneys and four professional staff, all of whom advise and represent the University in connection with its various activities. Our attorneys have diverse backgrounds and expertise and regularly assist schools, divisions, departments, faculty, and staff in connection with their endeavors.

Contact Us

If you are unsure about which attorney in our office to contact, please call us at:

Office of Legal Counsel
Edward H. Levi Hall
5801 S. Ellis Ave; Suite 619
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 702-7237