Practice Areas

General Practice Areas

Paul Ward
  • Board of Trustees
  • President's Executive Committee
  • Government Relations
  • Development & External Affairs
  • Treasurer
Susan Howe
  • Student Affairs
  • Risk Management
  • Police Department
Donna Morrow
  • Business and Finance
  • Research Administration
  • Meadows Museum
Kelly Thurman
  • Academic Affairs
  • Athletics
  • Information Technology

Specific Practice Areas

Practice Area

Primary Attorney(s)

Academic Freedom
Paul Ward, Susan Howe
Accreditation
Paul Ward
Alumni Relations
Paul Ward

Athletics (Intercollegiate)

 
Facility Rentals
Kelly Thurman
NCAA Compliance

Paul Ward

Stadium Club
Susan Howe
Audits
Paul Ward
Banking
Donna Morrow
Bequests to SMU
Paul Ward
Board of Trustees
Paul Ward
Campus Threats
Paul Ward, Susan Howe
Charitable Giving and Trusts
Paul Ward
Conflict of Interest
Paul Ward
Construction
Donna Morrow
Copyright
Donna Morrow
Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) Notices
Donna Morrow

EEO/AA


Discrimination
Susan Howe
Title IX
Susan Howe
Endowments
Paul Ward
Environmental Matters
Donna Morrow
Ethics/Conflicts of Interest
Paul Ward
Facilities
Donna Morrow
Faculty
Kelly Thurman
FERPA
Susan Howe
Finance
Donna Morrow
Fraternities and Sororities
Susan Howe
Fraud Awareness and Reporting Hotline
Paul Ward
Governance
Paul Ward
HIPAA
Susan Howe

Intellectual Property


Patents
Donna Morrow
Copyright
Paul Ward
Trademark
Paul Ward
International Programs
Susan Howe
Immigration (Faculty and Staff) Kelly Thurman
Investments
Paul Ward
Information Technology
Donna Morrow
Libraries
Donna Morrow
Lobbying/Political Activity
Paul Ward
Media Relations
Paul Ward
Museums
Susan Howe
Non-Profit Issues
Donna Morrow
Oil and Gas
Paul Ward
OSHA
Donna Morrow
Police
Paul Ward, Susan Howe
Purchasing
Donna Morrow
Real Estate
Donna Morrow
Records Requests/Subpoenas
Susan Howe

Research


Animals
Donna Morrow
Conflict of Interest
Paul Ward
Export Control
Paul Ward
Human Subjects/IRB
Donna Morrow
Sponsored Research
Donna Morrow
Service of Process/Subpoenas
Susan Howe

Sexual Harassment

 
Faculty/Staff
Susan Howe
Students
Susan Howe
Software Licensing
Donna Morrow
Student Health
Susan Howe
Tax
Paul Ward, Donna Morrow
Technology Transfer
Paul Ward, Donna Morrow
Telecommunications/FCC Compliance Donna Morrow
Tenure and Promotion
Susan Howe
Utilities
Donna Morrow
Whistleblowers
Paul Ward
Zoning
Paul Ward, Donna Morrow

Assigned by Subject Matter

  • Contracts and Business Transactions
  • Compliance
  • Employment
  • Litigation
  • Policy Development
  • Records Management
  • Risk Management
  • Tax

 

Office of Legal Affairs

Phone: 214-768-3233
Fax: 214-768-1281
Email: ola@smu.edu

Perkins Administration Building Suite 130

Disclaimer

Information on this website is provided by the SMU Office of Legal Affairs for the benefit of the faculty, staff, and students of the SMU community. It is not intended as legal advice or as an opinion on specific circumstances. The attorneys of the SMU Office of Legal Affairs are available to assist you in working through any of these topics, as well as a variety of other university-related matters.