About Us

Lisa Brown
Vice President and General Counsel
202 Healy Hall
Phone: (202) 687-6457
Email: lbrown@georgetown.edu

Lisa joined the University in March 2013.  As Vice President and General Counsel, Lisa provides general legal counsel to the President, the University's governing boards, and its senior academic and administrative officers; advises on the legal implications of University policy and decision-making; and manages the team of lawyers and administrative professionals who serve in the Office of University Counsel. Prior to joining Georgetown, Lisa served in the Administration of President Obama, first as Assistant to the President and Staff Secretary in the White House, and then as Acting Chief Performance Officer at the Office of Management and Budget. She had previously served as Co-Director of Agency Review for the Obama-Biden Transition Project. Prior to joining the Transition, Lisa served for six years as the Executive Director of the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy. During the Administration of President Clinton, Lisa was Counsel to Vice President Gore and a member of the Executive Board of the President’s Committee for Employment of People with Disabilities. She also served as an Attorney Adviser in the Office of Legal Counsel at the Department of Justice. Before entering the government, Lisa was a partner at the Washington law firm of Shea & Gardner. Lisa clerked for the Honorable John C. Godbold on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Princeton University with a degree in political economy, and earned her law degree from the University of Chicago Law School where she graduated with Honors and served as Editor-in-Chief of the University of Chicago Legal Forum.

 

Elizabeth Anderson Decherd 
Senior Associate University Counsel
Areas of Focus: transactional work, advancement, international matters and investment agreements 
202 Healy Hall
Phone: (202) 687-2638
Email: ed299@georgetown.edu

Elizabeth joined the University in February 2011 from the Washington office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, where she counseled private investment firms with respect to private equity and hedge fund formation and operations and public companies with respect to matters of compliance with federal securities laws. Before joining Gibson Dunn, she practiced in the corporate department at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York. Elizabeth received her undergraduate degree in English from Davidson College and her master of arts in English and law degree from Duke University.

 

Kelly C. Blevins
Associate University Counsel
Areas of Focus: medical center issues, research, regulatory compliance, general contract review
202 Healy Hall
Phone: (202) 687-8562
Email: kcb27@georgetown.edu

Kelly joined the University in 2006. Prior to coming to Georgetown, she was an associate at the law firm of Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C. Kelly received her undergraduate degree in political science and English from Villanova University and her law degree from Harvard Law School.

 

Paul Greco
Associate University Counsel
Areas of Focus: intellectual property (trademark, copyright, technology licensing and patents), business and commercial transactions, litigation
202 Healy Hall
Phone: (202) 687-2835
Email: psg7@georgetown.edu

Paul joined the University in early 2007. Before coming to Georgetown, Paul served for six years as Vice President & Deputy General Counsel of PBS, where he provided legal support and counsel on a wide range of legal and business issues including structuring and negotiating complex business transactions; trademark, copyright and intellectual property; media and entertainment; technology and Internet-related issues; and complex commercial litigation and risk management. Paul also previously served as Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary of CAIS Internet, a Nasdaq Internet service and broadband solutions provider headquartered in Washington, DC. Paul began his in-house legal career after more than a decade of law firm practice, most recently with Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue. He earned his J.D. from Cornell Law School in 1989 and his undergraduate degree in Philosophy, Phi Beta Kappa, from the George Washington University.

 

Eric A. Reicher
Associate University Counsel
202 Healy Hall
Phone: (202) 687-7652
Email: ear89@georgetown.edu

Eric joined the University in January 2012. Prior to coming to Georgetown, Eric was an Associate at Cooley LLP and Williams & Connolly LLP in Washington, D.C. Eric also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Susan Oki Mollway of the United States District Court for the District of Hawaii. Eric received his undergraduate degree in Public Policy from Princeton University and his law degree from Harvard Law School.

 

Adam R. Adler 
Assistant General Counsel
Areas of Focus: student affairs, academics and welfare
202 Healy Hall
Phone: (202) 687-4158
Email: ara57@georgetown.edu 

Adam joined the University in January 2011. Prior to coming to Georgetown, Adam was an associate with the law firm of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP in New York, N.Y. Adam received his undergraduate degree in finance and management from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. 
 

Andrea P. Salley
Senior Advisor for Real Estate Matters 
Area of Focus: real estate
Office of the University Architect, B-04 New South Hall
Phone: (202) 687-7005
Email: salleya@georgetown.edu

Andrea joined the University in May 1992 as a full-time specialist in real estate law. Andrea joined the Office of the University Architect in her current position in July 1998. Prior to coming to Georgetown she worked at Wilkes, Artis, Hedrick & Lane. Andrea received her undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Virginia.
 

Robert A. Walters
Legal Services Coordinator
202 Healy Hall
Phone: (202) 687-5365
Email: waltersr@georgetown.edu

Rob joined the Office of University Counsel in May 2003. He drafts and reviews contracts, performs legal and policy research, works on international initiatives and manages special projects. Rob received his undergraduate degree in history from Georgetown University and earned his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center.

 

Brittney Calloway
Executive Assistant
202 Healy Hall
Phone: (202) 687-6457
Email: bac89@georgetown.edu

Brittney  joined the Office of General  Counsel in October of 2013. She performs legal and programmatic research, handles subpoenas and provides administrative support for the University’s attorneys. Brittney received her undergraduate degree in English and Social Justice from William and Mary and her Masters Degree from George Mason University, through the Teach for America Program.  

 

Office of University Counsel Contact Information:
Office of University Counsel
Georgetown University
37th and O Streets, N.W.
202 Healy Hall
Washington, D.C. 20057-1246
Telephone: 202-687-6457, Fax: 202-687-6527