Boston University School of Law

Todd L. C. Klipp

Adjunct Professor of Law
Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary of the Board of Trustees
Boston University

B.A., Hamilton College
J.D., Fordham University School of Law


Full CV

Interests: Non-Profit Organizations

Todd Klipp joined the Office of the General Counsel in January 1984. †Since 1987, Mr. Klipp has been the University's General Counsel, and he became a Vice President in May 1997. †He was named Secretary of the Board of Trustees in September 2005. †As Vice President and General Counsel, Mr. Klipp is the Universityís chief legal officer and a member of the Presidentís senior leadership team. †He advises the Universityís Board of Trustees, President, and senior administration on a wide variety of legal matters involving the University. †He is also responsible for the supervision of all legal matters, including litigation, handled by OGC and outside counsel. †Mr. Klippís principal areas of practice at OGC are trustee matters and non-profit governance, charitable giving, trusts and estates, policy matters, employment, and general business matters. †As Secretary, he oversees the Office of the Trustees which coordinates the meetings of the Board of Trustees and its various committees, as well as communications with the members of the board. †He also is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Boston University School of Law, where he teaches a seminar on non-profit organizations. †Prior to joining OGC, Mr. Klipp was an associate at the law firms of Goodwin, Procter & Hoar in Boston and Mudge, Rose, Guthrie & Alexander in New York. †He earned his B.A. from Hamilton College in 1972 and his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 1976.

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