The Office of the General Counsel (OGC) is the legal team for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), providing quality representation and legal advice on a wide range of highly visible national issues. OGC supports the development and implementation of the Department's programs by providing the highest quality legal services to the Secretary of HHS and the organization's various agencies and divisions.
Learn more about how OGC advances HHS’s goal of protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services.
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Responses to requests by the public soliciting the views of the General Counsel on significant legal issues or sua sponte to clarify the Department’s legal position on a critical issue.
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Find answers to HHS ethics questions that may come up while you’re away from the workplace.