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Office of General Counsel

Justin Martell
General Counsel

Sabrina Redd
Deputy General Counsel 

The Office of General Counsel (OGC) provides independent legal advice and training to the Inspector General and staff of the Office of Inspector General. This legal guidance covers the full range of activities within the OIG, including investigations, audits, inspections, and evaluations. OGC manages the OIG ethics program and provides ethics advice and training as well as financial disclosure reviews. OGC also manages the OIG's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), Privacy Act, and record retention programs. FOIA affords any person the right to request access to Office of Inspector General records or information. Click here for more information about the OIG FOIA program.