Vice President & General Counsel

Mark DiVincenzo is Vice President and General Counsel.  In addition to serving the Institute as its chief legal officer, he serves as a senior advisor to the President and his leadership team.  The Office of the General Counsel and Risk Management & Compliance Services report to Mr. DiVincenzo.

Mr. DiVincenzo joined MIT in 2001 as Litigation and Risk Management Counsel.  He served as MIT’s Deputy General Counsel from 2007-2015.  Prior to joining MIT, Mr. DiVincenzo practiced law with Burns & Levinson as a business litigator and trial attorney, and with the Boston office of Jackson Lewis, a national labor and employment law firm.  Mr. DiVincenzo graduated from Boston College with a BA in Political Science, magna cum laude, and earned a JD from the Cornell Law School.

Mr. DiVincenzo currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of College and University Attorneys, as the co-chair of the Boston Bar Association’s College and University Law Section, as a member of the Oversight Board of the BU/MIT Startup and Technology Law Clinics, and as a member of the underwriting committee of the Risk Management Foundation of the Harvard Medical Institutions Inc.