Douglas R. Peterson


As chief legal officer of the University of Minnesota system, Doug provides legal advice to the Board of Regents and senior leadership and leads the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) as it addresses the varied litigation and transaction needs of the University system.  Prior to joining OGC, Doug served as a federal prosecutor in Minnesota from 1986 through 1997 and thereafter as a partner at Stinson Leonard Street LLP.  Doug is a graduate of Yale and Harvard Law School.  He currently serves as President of the Minnesota Board of
Law Examiners.

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Douglas R. Peterson
General Counsel

Office of the General Counsel
360 McNamara Alumni Center
200 Oak Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455

612-624-4100 (phone)
612-626-9624 (fax)

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