The University of Illinois Office of University Counsel

Mark D. Henss

Deputy University Counsel

Email:
mhenss@uillinois.edu
Phone:
217-333-0560
Fax:
217-244-2370
Address:
258 Henry Administration Building
506 S. Wright St.
Urbana, IL 61801

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As Deputy University Counsel, Mark assists the University Counsel with the management of all legal services for the Board of Trustees, the President, University officers, and all three campuses of the University. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Commerce and received his law degree from the University of Denver. Mark came to the University in 1990 after eight years of private practice as a defense litigator.  During Mark’s University career, he has provided legal representation and advice to University administrators, faculty, and staff on a vast range of legal topics and previously served as UIS Campus Legal Counsel from 2007 to 2014.  As Deputy University Counsel, Mark also assists the University Counsel with the management of all legal services for both the Alumni Association and the University of Illinois Foundation.  In addition, Mark has management responsibility concerning the business and administrative operations of the Office of University Counsel.