Beth Nolan

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Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Beth Nolan is the chief legal officer for the university. She directs all legal services for GW, providing legal counsel, preventive legal guidance and related services in support of the university's teaching and research mission.

Nolan joined GW as senior vice president and general counsel in December 2007. A former GW law professor, she returned to the university after serving as a partner in Crowell & Moring LLP in Washington, D.C. From 1999 to 2001. She was counsel to President Bill Clinton, making her the first woman to serve as counsel to the president of the United States.