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Legal Departments

The Office of the Vice President and General Counsel provides legal counsel and representation to Johns Hopkins University and all its schools, divisions, affiliates, and related entities on the broad range of legal matters affecting the university. Their commitment is to provide the highest quality legal services in a responsible, helpful, and timely manner; to protect and promote the mission and values of the university, including compliance with its obligations and protection and promotion of its interests; to minimize legal risks and costs; and to address and resolve legal disputes.

The mission of the Johns Hopkins Health System Corporation and Johns Hopkins Medicine Legal Department is to further the strategic goals and to protect and preserve the legal, ethical, and financial integrity and the reputation of the Johns Hopkins Health System Corporation and its affiliates (“JHHS”) and of Johns Hopkins Medicine (“JHM”). This is accomplished by providing strategic legal advice to the JHHS/JHM organizations and seeking to ensure that they conduct their activities in accordance with applicable law and accreditation standards and consistently with the mission, vision, and values of the JHHS/JHM organizations.