• We are your first resource on legal matters related to the university. Here, you can become familiar with our office and services, review frequently asked questions, get connected to Rutgers’ resources and legal research, and obtain updates on recent legal developments of particular importance to the university and our community.

  • The Office of the Senior Vice President and General Counsel

    We are responsible for addressing legal issues arising out of the activities of Rutgers University and its schools and units. Led by our Senior Vice President and General Counsel, John J. Farmer, Jr., this office consists of in-house attorneys and support staff, partnering with outside law firms.

    The mission of this office is to educate our Rutgers clients as to the laws applicable to university operations, solve legal problems, facilitate transactions, and provide advice and representation to help our clients fulfill their missions and meet their goals.