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The attorneys in the Office of General Counsel represent Baylor University and do not represent faculty and staff on an individual or personal basis. However, by communicating with this office, faculty and staff members may be acting as representatives of Baylor so that there is a lawyer-client privileged communication. That means that the law allows most communications between a lawyer and a client to remain confidential.
Will Baylor protect me if I get sued while acting as an employee of Baylor? As in many areas of the law, the answer is "maybe."
Baylor University is an institution of higher education which wants its students, faculty and staff to value civic and political involvement. However, as a tax-exempt organization, Baylor University is prohibited from engaging in political activities.