The mission of the Office of General Counsel at Texas Southern University is to proactively
manage legal affairs and solve legal problems to achieve Texas Southern University's
overall educational mission.
Texas Southern University's Office of General Counsel (OGC) is responsible for serving
the legal needs of the University's Board of Regents, its Administration and the employees
when acting in the course and scope of employment. Andrew C. Hughey, General Counsel,
supervises and directs the activities of the OGC's in-house staff.
Members of the Texas Southern University community should contact the office about
any and all legal issues involving the University. OGC provides legal services in
a wide variety of practice areas, including policy interpretation, purchasing and
sales of goods and services, real estate transactions, construction contracts, and
ethics and conflicts of interest.
The OGC cannot provide legal advice or representation to employees or students about
legal issues of a personal nature (e.g.divorce, will and landlord,/tenant issues).
In addition, the OGC doe snot provide advice in matters unrelated to University business
or to individuals whose interests are or may be adverse to the University.
Disclaimer: The Texas Southern University Office of General Counsel has developed
this web site so that the University community may become more familiar with the office.
These web pages are for general information only. They are not intended to provide
specific legal advice for any specific situation. Legal advice can be provided only
in the course of an attorney-client relationship with reference to legal issues involving
the University and with information as to the facts of a specific situation. Thus,
information on these web pages must not be relied on as a substitute for obtaining
legal advice from a licensed attorney. While the OGC may provide links to timely
and authoritative information, the content of linked sites is subject to local disclaimers,
and the Office of General Counsel makes no guarantees, express or implied, concerning
the accuracy of the content.