The Office of General Counsel was established in September, 2010, to support the Stevens community in pursuing its educational and research mission in compliance with applicable law, ethical guidelines and the policies of the Institute. The General Counsel is responsible for providing legal advice for all matters relating to Stevens and its affiliates, including providing legal advice to the Board of Trustees, officers, faculty and staff, and for selecting and engaging all outside legal counsel to Stevens. The General Counsel will also be a member of various committees and other groups considering and formulating policies and procedures for Stevens, and will serve as the Secretary to the Board of Trustees. The Office of General Counsel is located on the 13th Floor of the Howe Center.