The Office of the General Counsel represents the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Medicine as a corporate entity in legal matters. The Office supports the mission of the University by handling all legal matters generated by the activities of the University and Penn Medicine, including their schools, departments, operating units and subsidiaries, and by initiating action to forestall problems and manage risks. All matters requiring legal advice or legal action should be referred to the Office of the General Counsel.
Areas of Practice

Areas of Practice

Useful information covering the legal areas in which our attorneys practice.

Penn Medicine

Penn Medicine

Penn Medicine is dedicated to high-quality patient care and advancing medical science through research.

Policies

Policies

A link to an extensive list of policies, procedures and related forms.

Externships

Law Clerk Externships

Resources for those seeking law clerk positions and externships.