The Office of General Counsel is comprised of over 20 attorneys with backgrounds as military veterans from the Judge Advocate General Corps, and private practice law firms.
The Office of General Counsel provides legal services to the various agencies and directorates within WHS focusing primarily on matters of operational law such as:
Our efforts are primarily concentrated in these practice areas.
The Office of General Counsel cannot provide legal advice or representation to WHS employees for personal legal matters. It is suggested that the employee contact an outside attorney for assistance in these matters.