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Office of General Counsel

Henry C. Shelley, Jr., General Counsel


To provide independent and objective legal counsel and advice to the DoD Inspector General and the Office of Inspector General (OIG).

Ethics Program

As the Designated Agency Ethics Official (DAEO), the General Counsel is the senior ethics official in the OIG.   The OIG Ethics Program is managed by the Office of General Counsel (OGC).

OGC Teams

The OGC is composed of the General Counsel, the Deputy General Counsel, Associate General Counsels, a Legal Intern, and Administrative Support Specialists.  The Associate General Counsels and Administrative Support Specialists are assigned to the following teams:

  • Contract & Fiscal Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Intelligence  Law
  • Special Plans & Operations Law
  • Employment Law & Ethics Law
  • Administrative Support

FOIA, Privacy and Civil Liberties Office

The DoD OIG Freedom of Information Act, Privacy and Civil Liberties Office is managed and supported by the Office of General Counsel.

Contact Information

DoD OIG, Office of General Counsel
4800 Mark Center Drive, Suite 15K26
Alexandria, VA 22350-1500
703-604-8350 or 703-604-8351