Office of Legal Counsel

About Us

The Office of Legal Counsel (“OLC”) provides legal advice, counsel, and representation to the University. We assist all University units and divisions with legal questions and advice to support the University’s education and research missions. The University’s Vice President and General Counsel, Kim Taylor, and nine other attorneys in the Office are all members of the National Association of College and University Attorneys. We work with University partners on a broad range of matters, including the following: 

Athletics and Title IX
Campus crime/Clery Act compliance
Civil rights
Conflicts of interest
Data privacy and data security
Development, fundraising, charitable gifts
Diversity and affirmative action
Environmental matters
Export controls
Government contracts
Intellectual property, including patents, copyrights, and technology transfer
Litigation and disputes
Labor relations
Real estate, land use, zoning, and construction
Sponsored research
Taxation and not-for-profit corporation law

Those seeking advice or assistance should call our office at (773) 702-7237.