The Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and General Counsel (“OGC”) manages the legal affairs of Washington University in St. Louis and its wholly-owned affiliated entities. Attorneys with OGC provide representation and counsel on a broad range of legal issues affecting the University. OGC attorneys review, prepare and negotiate contracts to which the University is a party. The office represents the University in litigation and before regulatory agencies. When appropriate, OGC also retains and closely supervises outside counsel on particular matters requiring specialized expertise.