Manasa Gopal joined the Office of the General Counsel as Associate General Counsel in June, 2011. She comes to Columbia with specialized experience in health law, previously working as a Director of Legal Management at the nation’s largest free-standing public health sciences university.
Ms. Gopal represents the University on various matters, providing counsel primarily to the Columbia University Medical Center on health care and academic medical center issues, including fraud and abuse and faculty practice matters.
She received her B.A. in History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Science and Medicine from the University of Chicago in 1992 and her J.D. from the University of Houston in 1998, where she focused her studies in health law. She is admitted to the practice of law in Texas and New Jersey and registered as in-house counsel in New York.