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The State University of New York Office of General Counsel provides legal advice and guidance to the Board of Trustees, the Chancellor and employees of the SUNY System Administration, and the Presidents and employees of SUNY colleges.
The materials on this site and related links are for informational purposes only and should not be interpreted as legal advice. The SUNY Office of General Counsel cannot provide legal advice to students or employees of the State University of New York on personal matters. If you have such questions, you should consult your personal counsel or contact the New York State Bar Association.
The mission of the Office of General Counsel is to provide comprehensive legal services to support one of the United States' leading state systems of higher education, the State University of New York. We protect and defend the University's legal interests in accordance with the laws of the United States and the State of New York and provide legal advice to the Board of Trustees, System Administration, the State University's campuses, and other components of SUNY. We track legal developments, issue legal guidance to campus professionals and provide training on understanding and complying with legal requirements.
The Office of General Counsel has issued its General Counsel Update Quarterly beginning in May 2011.
Questions about the General Counsel Update may be addressed to Associate Counsel Joseph Storch.