General Counsel

Welcome to the Office of the General Counsel at Emerson College. We are here to service the College’s need for legal advice.

Mission Statement

Our office is here to serve as legal counsel for the College and to meet the College’s legal needs.


The information on this site is intended for informational purposes only and should not be regarded as legal advice. Staff and faculty should consult this office if they have a legal question pertaining to College business.

Attorney-Client Privilege

Attorney-client privilege is a legal rule that courts use to preserve the confidentiality of written and verbal communications between lawyers and their clients. Read more to understand how attorney-client privilege can affect your work for the College.

Legal Resources

Our office does not provide legal advice or representation to Emerson community members in connection with personal legal issues. For assistance on such issues, please see the resources listed on this page.

Office of the General Counsel Staff

The staff at the Office of General Counsel is dedicated to helping you find the right legal counsel and information.