Audra K. Lazarus, Esq.
Assistant General Counsel

Audra K. Lazarus, Assistant General Counsel, joined the University of Miami Office of the General Counsel in August 2005. Ms. Lazarus is a former tax and trusts and estates attorney who spent several years as an associate in New York City at the law firms of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP. She is a member of the Bar Associations in New York and Florida and the National Association of College and University Attorneys.

Ms. Lazarus received a J.D. from Columbia University School of Law. She graduated magna cum laude from Dartmouth College with a B.A. in Economics and Government and was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. Ms. Lazarus serves on the University of Miami Institutional Review Boards and the governing board for the Organ Procurement Organization (LAORA) and provides guidance to the Human Subjects Research Office, the University of Miami Tissue Bank, RSMAS and the Privacy Office (HIPAA).

Practice Areas: Finance, Investments, and Taxation; General Contracts, Purchasing and Risk Management; Health Sciences (HIPPA); Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer; Sponsored Programs


Assistant General Counsel


Audra Lazarus

Telephone: 305-284-2700
Fax: 305-284-5063


1320 South Dixie Highway, Suite 1250
Coral Gables, FL 33146


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