About Us

Who We Serve

Emory University's Office of the General Counsel provides legal representation to Emory University and Emory Healthcare.

Our Mission Statement

The Office of the General Counsel provides practical, ethical, and effective legal advice to further Emory's collective efforts in achieving preeminence in research, teaching and making people healthy.

The OGC works closely with our colleagues and clients to develop and execute well-crafted legal strategies across a wide range of areas, including: Academic, Health Care, Employment, Intellectual Property, Corporate, Real Estate, Tax, Litigation and Compliance. All this is achieved by a dedicated staff determined to deliver the best service possible.

Our Core Values Statement

We serve the Emory community by delivering sound legal advice and guidance.  

As counselors and advisors to an ethically engaged institution committed to excellence, integrity, and caring, we are dedicated to:


As individuals and members of a team, we are dedicated to: