The information presented below is meant to help you identify which attorney in the OGC to contact based on the type of matter involved. Here you will find a list of our main legal practice areas, as well as the name of the attorney(s) in our office with the most expertise in each of these areas. Please click on a person’s name to access their contact and biographical information. If the attorney you contact believes another attorney would be more appropriate for the task, we will let you know.

Please note that the list does not cover every legal practice area. If you have a question about a legal matter that is not covered on this list, please do not hesitate to contact our general number at 212-998-2240 and we will direct you to an attorney who can assist with your matter.

Admissions
William MillerBrittany Schoepp-Wong

Alumni Affairs
William Miller, Susan SawyerBrittany Schoepp-Wong

Athletics
Swapna MaruriWilliam MillerBrittany Schoepp-Wong

Benefits Matters
Fiona Cousland, Sonya JohnsonDaniel Saperstein

Board of Trustees Matters
Aisha Oliver-StaleySusan Sawyer 

Campus Safety and the Clery Act
William MillerDaniel SapersteinBrittany Schoepp-Wong

Charitable Giving/Estate and Trust Matters
Susan Sawyer

Commercial, Contract, and Corporate Law
Connie ChiangSean DuaneThomas KozakDaniel MagidaSusan Sawyer

Computers, Internet, and Web Legal Issues
Connie ChiangThomas Kozak, Eric RasmussenMark Righter

Confidentiality Agreements
Connie ChiangSean DuaneThomas KozakDaniel MagidaEric RasmussenMark Righter

Conflicts of Interest/Ethics
Aisha Oliver-StaleySusan Sawyer

Criminal Matters/Law Enforcement
Brittany Schoepp-Wong

Discrimination Issues
Fiona CouslandSonya Johnson, William MillerDaniel SapersteinBrittany Schoepp-Wong

Educational Affiliations
Thomas KozakDaniel MagidaSusan Sawyer

Employment and Personnel
Fiona CouslandSonya JohnsonDaniel Saperstein

Environmental
Louis Cusano

Faculty Housing and Faculty Loans
Connie ChiangSean DuaneLouis Cusano

Faculty Matter Issues
Daniel Saperstein

Finance, Investments, and Banking
Louis CusanoSean Duane

Financial Aid
Louis Cusano, Brittany Schoepp-WongThomas Kozak

Global and International Affairs (including Foreign Programs and Sites)
Please see the OGC Attorneys by Global Site page for a complete listing.

Global Compliance
Thomas KozakDaniel Magida

Immigration
Sonya JohnsonDaniel Saperstein

Insurance
Susan Sawyer

Intellectual Property
Thomas KozakEric RasmussenMark Righter

Labor Relations/Union Matters
Fiona CouslandSonya JohnsonDaniel Saperstein

Litigation
Swapna MaruriWilliam MillerBrittany Schoepp-Wong

Privacy (including FERPA and HIPAA)
Thomas KozakDaniel MagidaSwapna MaruriEric RasmussenMark RighterBrittany Schoepp-Wong

Real Estate Facilities
Connie Chiang, Sean DuaneLouis Cusano

Sponsored Research
Eric RasmussenMark Righter

Student Matters
Swapna MaruriWilliam MillerBrittany Schoepp-Wong

Taxation
Susan Sawyer

Technology Transfer
Eric RasmussenMark Righter

University Governance
Fiona CouslandAisha Oliver-StaleySusan Sawyer