Title: Associate General CounselRichard D. Chotard joined the Office of the General Counsel in March 2017 to focus on legal issues related to research/sponsored programs and tech transfer. Chotard moved from the Office of Legal Counsel at The University of Memphis where he likewise concentrated on research/tech transfer matters. Before transitioning his practice to higher ed., Chotard served as in-house counsel for a regional broker-dealer and as counsel to an investment advisory firm. Chotard earned his J.D. from Emory University School of Law and his BS in Business Administration from Georgetown University.