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Office of the General Counsel

426 Auditorium Road, Room 494
East Lansing, MI 48824


The Office of the General Counsel provides legal advice and representation to the University through its President, Board of Trustees, and administration on a broad array of legal issues affecting a modern, public research institution. Our services include advice and counsel on all matters that have legal significance for the University, including contract review, advice regarding state and federal laws, and legal workshops and educational programs. The Office of the General Counsel represents the University with respect to all litigation and supervises all outside legal services provided to the University to assure they meet the highest standards.

For more information on how to work with us, please see the About section.

Attorney Practice Areas

Here you will find the range of practice areas that are covered in our office along with the attorney(s) that handle those areas.

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Legal Topics & FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions.  If you do not find the information you are looking for, please reach out to us.

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Meet Our Staff

Meet the staff that are here to help you maneuver through your legal challenges related to your work at Michigan State University.

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