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The Office of the General Counsel is open Monday - Friday from 8 a.m until 5 p.m.

By phone:
615-322-5155

By mail:
Office of the General Counsel
2100 West End Avenue, Suite 750
Nashville, TN 37203

For assistance with subpoenas and other Service of Process please contact Nancy Short. Vanderbilt University will not accept service of personal court documents directed to an employee or student, nor can these documents be served directly to an employee or student on campus, which is private property.  For questions, please contact Nancy Short.

Office Location (map)
The attorneys and support staff in the Office of the General Counsel are located in 2100 West End Avenue, Suite 750. Ruby Shellaway, the Vice Chancellor, General Counsel, and University Secretary, has her office in 305 Kirkland Hall.

General Counsel 

Ruby (Ruza) Z. Shellaway, Vice Chancellor, General Counsel, and University Secretary
Brigette Brandon - Executive Assistant
615-322-8965
Email

Attorneys

Richard D. Chotard
615-343-4088 #
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Sean P. Scally
615-322-8689   #
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James C. Floyd
615-322-8613   #
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Angela G. Vogeli
615-343-3887   #
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Chris Lowe 
615-322-8336   #
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Michelle Tellock
615-343-2902   #
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Sheree C. Wright
615-322-5158   #
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Professional Staff

Laura Bouffard
Data Analyst

615-322-5155
Email

Anne Mambungu

Legal Assistant/Paralegal
615-936-0325
Email

Nora Brandon

Special Projects Manager   
615-322-5161
Email

Sylvia Nodini

Operations Manager
615-343-8069
Email

Marita (MJ) Bush

Senior Legal Assistant               
615-343-3804
Email

Elizabeth (Lizzie) Shilliam

Chief of Staff and Legal Operations
615-343-4839
Email

Alison Cooper

Associate Director of Conflict of Interest  
615-322-8363
Email

Nancy Short

Senior Legal Assistant
615-322-8613
Email