Associate General Counsel
Provides legal counsel to university department personnel; may represent the university in a court of law.
- Conducts research of state and federal legislation and administrative and court decisions; investigates legal problems and makes recommendations on matters referred by the university Counsel.
- Receives and investigates inquiries and complaints from university administrators and student organizations including matters related to tax law, insurance, patents and copyrights, delinquent fees, contracts, and university policies.
- Assists in drafting contracts, agreements and other legal documents, and policies for compliance with state and federal law, as well as university policies and regulations.
- Confers with university employees on matters involving legal interpretation and decisions related to University activities, policy questions and operating problems.
- Communicates with counsel retained by the university Counsel to represent the university.
- Serves on university committees as designate of university Counsel.
- Provides guidance to Assistant University Counsel as appropriate.
- Performs other related duties as required.
Law degree from an accredited law school or its equivalent and four- five years of relevant legal experience. Must be admitted to the Tennessee State Bar.