Sponsored Research

Deputy General Counsel
Practice Areas: Litigation, Intellectual Property, Governance, Constitutional Law, Sponsored Research, Athletics, Government Ethics, Labor and Employment Law, Federal Agencies , Library & Museum Administration, Student Conduct, Police & Law Enforcement, Immigration & International Programs, Public Records & Public Meetings

Douglas Park is the University of Oregon’s Deputy General Counsel, Chief Counsel for the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact, and UO’s Head of Litigation.  Doug also manages UO’s outside-counsel legal services portfolio, and advises units on all aspects of UO operations.  Since joining UO in 2007, Doug has held the positions of Assistant General Counsel, Associate General Counsel, Interim General Counsel, and Deputy General Counsel.  His prior work includes teaching at the UO law school, and working for a private law firm, the ACLU, the Associated Counsel for the Accused, and the Oregon Department of Justice (DOJ).  While at DOJ, Doug developed the arguments that ultimately prevailed in two U.S. Supreme Court cases.  He also received DOJ’s Outstanding Achievement Award (DOJ’s highest professional honor) for successfully defending the constitutionality of Oregon’s dangerous offender statute and the Balfour appellate procedures.  In 2020, the Oregon Women Lawyers Association awarded Doug the Justice Roberts & Judge Deiz Award for his outstanding contributions to promoting women and people from outside the dominant culture in the legal profession and in the community. 

Doug holds a BA in English literature from the University of Washington, and a JD from the University of Oregon.  He has co-authored articles published in the Willamette Law Review and the Oregon State Bar Criminal Law Manual. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Eugene Education Foundation, and on the Leadership Council for UO’s Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art.

Kelly Fondren

Associate General Counsel
Practice Areas: Constitutional Law, Sponsored Research, Student Conduct, Immigration & International Programs, Government Ethics

Jessica Price joined the UO in September 2017. She came to the University of Oregon from UCLA, where she worked as the interim Title IX coordinator and special assistant to the vice chancellor for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at UCLA. Jessica also spent six years working as a staff attorney for the ACLU of Southern California, litigating cases related to disability rights, education equity, and arguing due process and First Amendment cases in state trial court, federal district court, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Before joining the ACLU, she clerked for the Honorable Eldon E. Fallon in US District Court in New Orleans and the Honorable Dorothy Nelson with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Pasadena.

Jessica holds a BA from Yale University, where she graduated with honors, and a JD from Harvard Law School, where she was editor and executive board member of the Civil Rights, Civil Liberties Law Review and a Congressional Hispanic Caucus Scholar. She has served as a violence prevention specialist with Peace Over Violence and as president of the board of directors for the Salvadoran American Leadership and Educational Fund. She is fluent in Spanish, proficient in Portuguese, and is working on her Mandarin Chinese.

Pronouns: she, her, hers

Brad Lowary