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The Office of the General Counsel provides legal advice to all Vanderbilt departments in areas covering contracts, intellectual property, taxation, business matters, and personnel issues (including tenure). All litigation proceedings are managed by the Office of the General Counsel on behalf of the University.

How to Contact the Office of the General Counsel

  • For campus and other University matters, call 615-322-5155.
  • Our office is located at 2100 West End Avenue, Suite 750, Nashville, TN 37203.
  • The Vanderbilt University Office of the General Counsel does not represent the Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC). If you need to reach an attorney about a legal matter concerning VUMC, please click here to visit the website for the VUMC Office of Legal Affairs or call 615-936-0101. For VUMC Risk and Insurance Management, please click here or call 615-936-0660.