University Counsel

The University Counsel reports directly to the Executive Vice President and University Provost and serves as a member of the Executive Cabinet.  The University Counsel carries out the following functions:

  • Provide legal assistance and advice to the President and other university officers, the Board of Trustees, and the Boards of Directors of the University’s affiliated corporations.
  • Assists the President, University Provost, Vice Presidents, Deans, and other administrators in the University community in interpreting statutory requirements and established University policies and procedures.
  • Represents the University and its affiliated corporations or arranges for outside counsel, in matters pending before government agencies, in all grievances, litigation, and settlement of claims.
  • Reviews contracts and legal agreements to which the University is a party.
  • Undertakes other assignments and provides policy advice as needed.

University Counsel Office Location and Contact Information:

206 Grawemeyer Hall
University of Louisville
Louisville, Kentucky 40292
502-852-5818 (fax)

University Counsel Organization Chart (PDF)

Dana B. Mayton, Interim University Counsel
E-mail Dana

Glenn D. Bossmeyer, Associate University Counsel (HSC Campus 852-0129)
E-mail Glenn

Pete Stavros, Associate University Counsel
E-mail Pete

Amy E. Shoemaker, Associate University Counsel
E-mail Amy

David D. King, Associate University Counsel
E-mail David

Jennifer L. Elliott, Associate University Counsel
E-mail Jennifer

Peter G. Diakov, Associate University Counsel
E-mail Peter

Vicki Yates Brown, Associate University Counsel
E-mail Vicki

Katie Niehaus, Legal Assistant
E-mail Katie

Sheila Bridgeman, Administrative Associate
E-mail Sheila

Vacant, Administrative Secretary