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General Counsel

Reporting to the President, the Office of the General Counsel provides legal counsel, guidance and policy analysis to the University, its President and Board of Trustees, senior administrative and academic officers, and other constituent units. John Ottoboni serves as the University's chief legal officer. In addition to providing legal advice and counsel on a broad range of issues, the Office of the General Counsel is responsible for engaging the services of outside law firms for specialized legal needs.

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    How to find us on campus

    The Office of the General Counsel is located in building 109, Nobili Hall, which is situated directly behind the Mission Church just off the Northwest corner of the Mission Gardens. Our office is in Room 120, which is to the right as you enter the building's main lobby.

Office of the General Counsel

Santa Clara University

500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, Ca 95053
Phone: (408) 554-5355
Fax: (408) 554-5477