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Office of General Counsel

Office of General Counsel

Mission Statement

The Office of General Counsel (OGC) provides comprehensive legal services to the Administrator and all Agency offices. These legal services include advising, analyzing and interpreting statutes, regulations and other sources of law, as well as drafting legislative, regulatory and other materials.  The Office provides legal representation of the Agency in judicial and administrative proceedings, legal negotiations, and appearances and consultations with other government and non-governmental entities.  OGC is responsible for the Agency’s ethics program and is responsible for ensuring that Agency employees are in compliance with the ethics regulations.

About Our Office

OGC employs more than fifty attorneys at SBA’s Washington, DC Headquarters.  OGC is headed by the General Counsel and two Deputy General Counsels.  The main sections, each headed by an Associate General Counsel, are Financial Law and Lender...

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