Santa Clara University

Office of the General Counsel

Attorneys

 
John Ottoboni

John Ottoboni

General Counsel

John Ottoboni joined Santa Clara University in 2007 as its General Counsel. Prior to coming to the University, John was a partner and one of the founding members of the firm Ferrari, Ottoboni, Caputo & Wunderling. John served as outside General Counsel to Santa Clara University while at the firm for approximately five years.

John oversees a wide range of legal matters related to the University. John serves as the Assistant Secretary of the University, and as staff liaison to the Board of Trustees and a number of Board Committees.

John received his undergraduate degree from Santa Clara University (magna cum laude). He received his law degree from Boalt Hall School of Law (University of California at Berkeley).

 
 
Bridget Colbert

Bridget Colbert

Assistant General Counsel

Bridget Colbert joined Santa Clara University as Assistant General Counsel in 2011. Prior to joining the University, Bridget practiced trusts and estates litigation in San Jose.

Bridget supports the General Counsel through contract review and drafting, policy development, legal research, litigation support, review of government regulations, and communications with various schools and departments.

Bridget received her Bachelors in Business Administration from Loyola Marymount University and her law degree from Santa Clara University School of Law.