About Us

General Counsel, Services & Training

OGC provides legal advice and solutions to NCAR/UCP/UCAR to advance our organization’s scientific, research, and business objectives.  We provide advice and counsel that facilitates the achievement of goals, minimizes legal exposure, and protects our organization’s personnel and assets.

We do this by

  • Maintaining an open-door policy, no appointment necessary
  • Building trust and giving effective and meaningful advice
  • Meeting with you one-on-one to discuss your specific questions
  • Attending your group or lab meetings
  • Providing training tailored to your needs

Whatever your needs, use the service-based email addresses below to assure your message is seen quickly, or contact a staff member for further information or to schedule a meeting or seminar.

Contact Us

General Counsel

Michael Anderson, Interim Chief Legal Counsel

Mary Helen Matthews, Corporate Counsel

Kelly Coleman, Paralegal and Legal Administrator

Wendy Anderson, Legal Administrative Assistant

Export Compliance

Joe Fleri, Senior Export Control Official

Insurance & Risk Management

Cliff Thomas, Enterprise Risk Management Director 

By Topic

Export Compliance



Coverage, deductibles, risk assessment, general questions

Workers' Compensation (Health, Environment & Safety Services)
Bob Wiley, ext. 8554

Employee Benefits (Human Resources)
Kimberlee Carlson, ext. 8726

Intellectual Property

Copyright permissions or issues

Protecting your work - Intellectual Property services

Policies & Procedures


If you've been served...

a subpoena or other legal notice