Senior Vice President, Senior Counsel, and Secretary of the Board of Trustees
Todd L. C. Klipp
Todd Klipp joined the Office of the General Counsel in January 1984 and served as the University’s General Counsel from July 1987 through September 2013, when he became Senior Counsel. He was named Vice President in May 1997, Secretary of the Board of Trustees in September 2005, and a Senior Vice President in July 2011. Mr. Klipp serves as a member of the President’s senior leadership team. His principal areas of practice at OGC are trustee matters and non-profit governance, charitable giving, trusts and estates, policy matters, 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 members of the board. As Senior Vice President, Mr. Klipp also oversees the Vice President for Administrative Services, the Department of Athletics, and the Equal Opportunity Office. He 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.