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Bradley E. Abruzzi,
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Brad Abruzzi joined MIT’s Office of the General Counsel in January 2012. Mr. Abruzzi’s areas of focus at MIT include commercial transactions and business processes, regulation of funded research, academic and student affairs, health law, intellectual property, and disputes.
Prior to arriving at MIT, Mr. Abruzzi spent six years in the Office of the General Counsel at Harvard University, where he advised University clients on matters relating to corporate governance, intellectual property law, publication torts, admissions, student discipline, Title IX, funded research issues, campus political activities, commercial and academic disputes, and the University’s health insurance plans for employees and students. Mr. Abruzzi worked previously as a litigator at Foley Hoag LLP and Bromberg & Sunstein LLP (now Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP) and as law clerk for The Honorable Nancy Gertner in the United States District Court, District of Massachusetts.
Mr. Abruzzi is a member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys, a contributor to Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education’s College and University Law Manual, and a Research Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.
Mr. Abruzzi is a 2001 cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School, where he served as Executive Editor of the Harvard Law Review. Before law school, Mr. Abruzzi obtained a Master’s degree in English from New York University and a Bachelor’s degree, also in English, from Princeton University.