Welcome to the Office of the General Counsel (“OGC”), the in-house legal office for Boston University.  Under the leadership of the chief legal officer, Vice President and General Counsel Erika Geetter, the office has responsibility for all legal matters affecting the University. OGC strives to provide all parts of the University with timely and high quality legal advice and representation, supporting the mission of the University and assisting clients in achieving their goals.

The OGC website was created to provide members of the Boston University community with information about our office and services. We invite you to contact us for advice and assistance on legal matters relating to the University’s operations. If you receive any legal documents or notices relating to the University, such as subpoenas, complaints, or notices of legal proceedings or hearings, please forward them to our office immediately. We have included some of the questions asked most often in a Frequently Asked Questions section.