Seton Topper
Office of General Counsel

The Office of General Counsel is responsible for safeguarding the University’s legal interests and managing all of its legal affairs.  The office provides legal advice to the University’s  governing boards, President, Executive Cabinet and deans, as well as faculty and  administration on a multitude of legal issues.   As Seton Hall’s in-house legal counsel, General Counsel retains and oversees outside legal counsel and functions as a liaison between outside counsel and members of the University.


Mission Statement

The Office of General Counsel exists to further the Catholic educational mission of  Seton Hall by serving as a legal resource and support to its officers and employees as they make business decisions and judgments on behalf of the University.  The attorneys  strive to provide timely and relevant legal advice in a clear, understandable and concise manner to assist members of the University community in forming servant leaders for a global society.


Please Note:  The material contained in this website, including the links, is for general informational purposes and should not be construed as legal advice by or on behalf of Seton Hall.  The University is not responsible for the content of any links.

Contact Us

Office of General Counsel
(973) 761-9190
Fax (973) 275-2782
Presidents Hall

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