Office of General Counsel
Office of General Counsel represents the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Medicine as a corporate entity in legal matters. The Office supports the mission of the University and Penn Medicine by handling all legal matters generated by the activities of the institution, including the schools, centers, departments, operating units and subsidiaries that comprise the University and its Health System.
The Office provides legal advice and counsel across the institution, represents the institution in litigation and other proceedings, and initiates action to protect the institution, and manage risks. All matters requiring legal advice or legal action should be referred to the Office of the General Counsel.