Role and Scope

The Office of the General Counsel provides legal advice and representation to the Board of Trustees and the University administration. The General Counsel’s main office is located on the campus of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Additional attorneys are located on the campus of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and the University of Tennessee at Martin.

Copyright Information

This site contains general information about copyright law to assist University of Tennessee faculty, staff and students in understanding this complex area of the law. It does NOT provide legal advice. Faculty and staff who have questions about copyright related to their university activities should contact Frank Lancaster (865 974-3245) at the Office of the General Counsel.

Employee Protections Against Liability

Statement on University Employee Protections Against Liability issued by the General Counsel

Interpretive Statement: Immunity and Defense for Employees Against Medical Negligence/Health Care Liability Claims issued by the General Counsel



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