Chancellor, General Counsel and Secretary
of the University.
Office: Ms. Anderson's office is located
in 305 Kirkland Hall on the Vanderbilt campus.
Audrey J. Anderson is the Vice Chancellor, General Counsel and University Secretary for Vanderbilt University.
She received a bachelor's degree in economics from Northwestern University and earned her law degree, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, from the University of Michigan Law School.
Ms. Anderson served the Department of Homeland Security beginning in 2009, and was Deputy General Counsel from September, 2011 until she left the Department in March of 2013. Her duties at the Department of Homeland Security included advising on significant litigation and legislative matters across the Department, and working with the Transportation Security Administration and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Prior to her term at DHS, Ms. Anderson was a partner in the Education and Litigation practice groups at the law firm of Hogan & Hartson (now Hogan Lovells) where her practice focused on representing and advising public school districts and managed health care companies in litigation and other matters. Ms. Anderson was an adjunct member of the faculty of the American University Washington College of Law in 2006 and 2007.
Ms. Anderson clerked for Judge Harold H. Greene of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, and for Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist.