Office of General Counsel

Welcome to the website of the Office of General Counsel (OGC). This site is intended to inform the W&L community about various University policies and procedures, to provide information on topical legal issues that may affect University operations, and to answer frequently asked questions. We also have provided links to W&L resources and legal research sites that may be useful to the W&L community. While it is our goal that you find this website helpful, please note that nothing on this site is intended to constitute legal advice. For specific legal advice, please contact an OGC attorney.

Noteworthy

Friday, August 28, 2015

REMINDER: Contracts Administration Policy

As you procure and receive contracts on behalf of the University, please review the guidance on the need for written agreements, as well as the signature authority, review process, and recordkeeping...

Friday, February 06, 2015

REMINDER – Conflicts of Interest

All employees should attempt to avoid personal transactions or situations in which their personal interests will, or appear to, conflict with those of the University. Employees must inform their...

Friday, September 26, 2014

REMINDER: Political Activity

With election campaign season again approaching, please review the rules regarding political activity that should guide employees and students of Washington and Lee.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

NEW: Interim Sexual Harassment and Misconduct Policy

This new policy provides detailed information about prohibited behaviors involving sexual or gender-based harassment or discrimination, sexual assault or relationship violence and the related...