Legal Services

Services Provided by OGC

The list below represents the range of legal services OGC provides.  The list is not exhaustive, so if you have a question about a subject matter not included on the list, please contact OGC.

If you are involved in a matter affecting the university that may have legal implications, you are urged to contact OGC early in the matter.  You can contact the Office of General Counsel by phone 202-994-6503 or email gwlegal@gwu.edu.  Your matter will be assigned, as appropriate, and a member of the OGC staff will contact you.

Further legal guidance can be found under Legal Guidance.

 

 

 

Academic Affairs    

Admissions and Financial Aid    

Affirmative Action and Non-Discrimination    

Athletics        

Background Checks    

Board of Trustees        

Conflicts of Interest

Construction        

Contracts        

Copyright    

Cybersecurity        

Data Security        

Development and Fundraising        

Disability Issues         

Discrimination            

Employment        

Employee Benefits        

Environmental Law        

Export Control        

Facilities and Physical Plant    

Faculty Matters        

FERPA (Student Privacy)        

Financial Transactions    

Gifts        

Governance        

Government Agency Charges/Investigations      

Health Affairs

Health, Safety, and Environment

HIPAA        

 

Immigration        

Information Technology        

Intellectual Property        

Internal Investigations        

International Transactions        

Insurance and Risk Management        

Labor Relations and Disputes (including Collective Bargaining)        

Litigation    

Museum        

Patents        

Personnel Matters    

Political Activity and Government Relations    

Procurement        

Real Estate         

Records Access and Privacy             

Records Management and Retention         

Research Compliance        

Safety, Security and Police Matters    

Sexual Harassment/Sexual Assault and Title IX

Student and Greek Organizations        

Student Matters        

Study Abroad        

Subpoenas, Records Requests,  and Legal Process        

Taxation and Business Regulation        

Technology Transfer        

Threat Assessments

Trademark

Trusts, Wills, and Estates        

University Policies