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    facets matters in higher education may encompass We provide advice that considers all of the facets of a particular issue involves creative problem solving and provides University faculty administrators and other staff with well considered analysis to aid in informed decision making We encourage you to contact us if you are considering a new project or endeavor with legal dimensions Early identification of legal considerations through involvement of the legal staff in the early stages of a new project or endeavor usually helps projects and endeavors proceed more efficiently If the Office of General Counsel can be of service please contact one of the attorneys in our office or the general contact information provided on this website and we will do our best to respond to your request or direct you to the appropriate University office or department Recent Developments We endeavor to provide timely updates to the University community regarding current legal and compliance developments Here you will find recent guidance and information provided by the Office of General Counsel and Office of University Compliance Integrity Read More Contracts Forms Frequently Used Contracts Forms Sunshine Meeting Forms Procurement Goods and Services Agreements Academic Affairs Agreements Museum Agreements Property Use

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  • About Us - Office of the General Counsel
    Office of the General Counsel OGC have expertise in the many areas of law impacting higher education in Florida including constitutional law academic freedom privacy law employment law civil rights laws including Title IX public records laws open meetings laws research compliance health laws procurement laws and intellectual property laws Requests for legal advice from University employees working on behalf of the University should be addressed to one of the attorneys in our office or a request for advice can be sent via email to generalcounsel fiu edu or through interoffice mail to PC 511 We also invite you to visit the website of the University s Office of Compliance Integrity at https compliance fiu edu This office is available to assist you with ethics inquiries and inquiries about University policies and procedures and also provides a variety of education and training offerings to the University community The University s Office of Compliance Integrity administers the Ethical Panther Reporting Line an anonymous and confidential reporting tool where University faculty staff and students can report misconduct in the workplace or classroom setting due to mismanagement of funds fraud abuse or other violations of law or University policy About FIU FIU Home

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  • General Counsel - Office of the General Counsel
    served as the Assistant Vice President and Deputy General Counsel in the University of Florida s Office of the Vice President and General Counsel In this position Ms Raattama oversaw the administrative operations of that office provided legal support in all aspects of university contracting including complex business transactions with an emphasis on real estate construction debt issuances purchasing and research endeavors and advised on university governance issues conflict of interest and environmental health and safety related laws and regulations Before joining the Office of the General Counsel Ms Raattama practiced law in the real estate commercial finance group of the law firm Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP located in Nashville Tennessee Before becoming a lawyer Ms Raattama worked in London England through the Walter C Wattles Lloyd s of London Fellowship Program She also worked as a Legislative Assistant to former U S Representative Dante B Fascell FL and as a lobbyist legislative assistant with a private law firm in Washington D C specializing in city government and higher education issues Ms Raattama received her Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Vanderbilt University and her Juris Doctor with High Honors from the University of Florida She is a member

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  • Attorneys/Staff - Office of the General Counsel
    the Office of Education Abroad and the Children s Creative Learning Center She serves on the Behavioral Intervention Team and the Study Abroad Travel Warning Committee Prior to joining FIU Liz worked for ADP TotalSource Inc a local company that outsources human resources to small to medium sized companies Drawing on her in depth background in employment law she served in various capacities during her twelve year tenure at ADP TotalSource including leading the human resources and training functions and serving as the General Counsel before the company was acquired by ADP and then as the Division Counsel afterward Prior to working for ADP TotalSource Liz was a partner in the Labor Department of Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff Sitterson focusing on employment and immigration law Liz also served as a judicial law clerk for the Third District Court of Appeal Liz received her J D from Nova University in 1985 cum laude and a B A in English Literature from Guam University in 1976 She received a Masters in Liberal Arts from the University of Miami in 2007 She also holds an Associate of Arts degree from the University of West Florida in Paralegal Studies Liz is a member of the Florida Bar Isabel C Diaz Associate General Counsel Isabel C Diaz Associate General Counsel Real Estate Construction Isabel Diaz2 fiu edu Isabel C Diaz joined the General Counsel s Office in 2014 Isabel s areas of practice include all real estate construction leasing and campus development for the university Isabel represents Facilities Research and other units of the university Prior to joining FIU Isabel served as a Senior Counsel at Holland Knight LLP where she concentrated on real estate leasing and lending transactions Isabel practiced at various law firms in Miami Florida prior to joining Holland Knight LLP Isabel received her J D from the University of Miami School of Law in 2004 and a B A in English with a minor in Political Science from Florida International University FIU in 2001 where she was invited to join FIU s inaugural chapter of its Phi Beta Kappa Epsilon of Florida Honor Society Isabel is a member of the Florida Bar and is admitted to practice in the Southern District of Florida She is a member of the Cuban American Bar Association Board of Directors and a member of the FIU Alumni Association Board of Directors She also dedicates her time to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the Guardian Ad Litem Program Wendi Appelbaum Assistant General Counsel Wendi Appelbaum Assistant General Counsel Purchasing Business Services Wendi Appelbaum fiu edu Wendi Appelbaum joined FIU s Office of the General Counsel in 2013 Wendi represents several University departments including Purchasing Services Business Services the South Beach Wine Food Festival and other units of the University Prior to joining FIU Wendi served as Associate Counsel at a global transportation and logistics corporation where she worked on a wide range of matters with a particular focus on contract drafting review and negotiations Wendi

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  • Practice Areas - Office of the General Counsel
    Garcia Senior University Counsel Academic Matters including faculty personnel matters Research Matters Technology Transfer Matters Immigration Liz Marston Senior University Counsel Human Resources other than faculty personnel matters Student Affairs Matters Police Matters China Matters Isabel C Diaz Associate General Counsel Real Estate Construction Environmental Law Matters Risk Management Other Major Transactions Wendi Appelbaum Assistant General Counsel Procurement Goods Services and Software Business Services Matters South Beach Wine Food Festival Matters Jody Lehman Chief Legal Officer for Health Affairs Andy Eisman Associate General Counsel Diana Firvida Oliva Director Research Programs Works in the Division of Research and has a split assignment Reports to the Office of General Counsel when handling legal matters Research matters with an emphasis on compliance and contracting Eli Deville Special Assistant to General Counsel Budget Personnel Regulation Development Procedures Signature Delegations Lizvette Torres Paralegal Supervising Attorney Liz Marston 3rd Party Subpoenas Garnishments Bankruptcies Public Records Requests Charmaine Cavé Administrative Assistant Supervising Attorney Isis Carbajal de Garcia for Academic Contracts Wendi Borenstein Appelbaum for South Beach Wine and Food Festival Contracts and Isabel C Diaz for Premises Use Agreements South Beach Wine Food Festival Agreements Academic Agreements other than Purchasing Dual Enrollment Agreements International Exchange Agreements Internship

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  • Frequently Used Contracts & Forms - Office of the General Counsel
    000 use Purchasing Form Contracts greater than 75 000 Competitive Solicitation Agreements Independent Contractor Agreement for professional services Extension Agreement any agreement Services Entertainment Performance Agreement Amendment to Agreement less than 75 000 Supplemental Addenda FIU Standard Terms Conditions General Entertainment Performance Hotel Meeting Space Library Subscription Software License Federally Funded Projects Academic Affairs Agreements Study Abroad Program Standard Affiliation Agreement International Programs Standard Affiliation Agreement Health Care Related Standard Affiliation Agreement Non Health Care Related Museum Agreements Frost Art Museum Artist Agreement Frost Art Museum Exhibition Agreement Property Use Agreements Lease Agreement for Off Campus Facilities Leases of gross square footage of 5 000 square feet or more typically require competitive solicitation Contact the FIU Purchasing Department for guidance Location Agreement film and photography production on campus Campus Premises Use Agreement Please note If the Premises is going to be used by an entity that will be dealing with minors on FIU s property you need to contact the OGC for additional requirements Stadium Use Agreement Liability Release Forms General Field Trip Gift Agreement Templates Approved templates for a variety of Gift Agreements are on file with the Advancement Department Please contact the Advancement Department for further assistance Other

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  • FAQs - Office of the General Counsel
    years of experience The information also guides our faculty and staff on the procedures for addressing certain types of legal issues These resources are provided as a courtesy to our faculty and staff They are not intended to be a substitute for and do not constitute legal advice Compliance Contracts Corporate Status Ethics FERPA Gambling Type Events Raffles Garnishments Immigration Intellectual Property Lobbying Political Activity Retaining Outside Counsel Public Records

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  • Compliance - Office of the General Counsel
    commitment to compliance with laws we help advance FIU s vision as a leading urban public research university focused on student learning innovation and collaboration Below are a few resources that our office provides Education and training on compliance related topics Assistance with developing university wide policies Help you understand the policy development process Explain your responsibilities and obligations as a public employee Clarify or interpret University policies procedures or regulations Your role You can contribute by asking questions or raising concerns if you see something that you think may not be right Speak with your immediate supervisor instructor or adviser first or click on the Compliance Directory to identify compliance personnel for your areas of concern Remember by helping to identify problems early you not only keep them from getting bigger you also help advance the compliance initiative and solidify its foundation Make your commitment to our institutional values and the Compliance and Ethics Program at FIU today It s the right thing to do Mission Statement The Office of University Compliance Integrity maintains fortifies and continuously improves upon the Florida International University Compliance and Ethics Program in support of the University s academic research and community service activities

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