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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 1100
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 1100. Ruby Shellaway, the Vice Chancellor, General Counsel, and University Secretary, has her office in One Vanderbilt Way, Suite 405, PMB 7802 Nashville, TN 37240.

General Counsel 

Ruby (Ruza) Z. Shellaway, Vice Chancellor, General Counsel, and University Secretary
Monica Chmiel - Executive Coordinator
615-322-8965
Email

Attorneys

LaTonnsya Burney

615-343-2973

Email

Meaghan McTigue

615-343-2513

Email

Chris Lowe

615-322-8336

Email

Sean P. Scally

615-322-8689

Email

Dana L. Machles

615-322-5155

Email

Anthony "Tony" Schlehuber 

615-343-2157

Email

Ron Martinez

615-343-1530

Email

Elizabeth Taylor

615-322-7311

Email

Hannah McCann

615-343-1857

Email

Michelle Tellock

615-343-2902

Email

Professional Staff

Laura Bouffard
Data Analyst
Spruell Driver
Director of Conflict of Interest
 
Nora Brandon
Special Projects Manager   
615-322-5161
Email
Anne Mambungu
 
 
 
Crystal Nguyen-Fuss
Legal Assistant
615-343-7032
Email
 
Marita (MJ) Bush
Senior Legal Assistant               
615-343-3804
Email
Sylvia Nodini
Operations Manager
615-343-8069
Email
 
Monica Chmiel
Executive Coordinator
Administrative Assistant   
615-322-5155
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