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Working at the Smithsonian

Office of the General Counsel
  • Attorneys with the Office of the General Counsel provide legal advice and counsel to the Board of Regents, Secretary and other Smithsonian Staff on various issues including: the legal Nature and administration of the Institution, intellectual property, employment, collections management, contracts, ethics, taxes, tort claims, Freedom of Information Act, etc.
  • OGC represents the Smithsonian in litigation and other adversarial proceedings before federal, state and local governments. Attorneys are members of the Bar and usually have years of experience prior to joining the Institution.

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