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David A. Bunis '83

Senior Vice President, Chief of Staff and Chief Legal Officer
B.A. Brandeis University, cum laude
London School of Economics 1981-1982 (study abroad)
J.D. Boston University School of Law, cum laude

Before returning to Brandeis in 2011, David Bunis practiced law in Boston for 25 years serving a wide range of clients including individuals, high tech companies, financial institutions and colleges and universities throughout New England. He received many honors throughout his legal career including being named a Massachusetts Lawyer of the Year in 2007 and one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Massachusetts in 2010 and 2011.

In his role as Senior Vice President, Chief of Staff and Chief Legal Officer, Bunis serves as a senior policy advisor to the president and is responsible for the university’s legal affairs, risk management and Office of Institutional Research. He also serves as assistant secretary and clerk of the Corporation of Brandeis University.

Bunis received his B.A. cum laude at Brandeis University and his J.D. cum laude at Boston University School of Law. He studied abroad at the London School of Economics from 1981 to 1982.