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Welcome to the Office of the General Counsel

The Office of General Counsel was established to provide improved and more frequent legal advice to the University. The General Counsel serves as in-house legal counsel on behalf of the University and the Board of Trustees.This website was designed to meet the needs of our client, the University.

You can contact us at:

William Paterson University
General Counsel Office
337 College Hall
358 Hamburg Turnpike
Wayne, NJ 07470
Telephone: (973) 720-2242
Fax Number: (973) 720-2059

Questions or comments should be forwarded to: Racheal Pleasant, Paralegal and Legal Assistant to the General Counsel, via email at