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Office of the Counsel to the Inspector General

The Office of the Counsel to the Inspector General provides independent, full-service, in-house legal counsel and advice to the Inspector General and all components; develops training for OIG employees; assists OIG managers with personnel matters; oversees and administers SSA’s civil monetary penalty program; represents OIG in litigation; and the Chief Counsel serves as SSA’s Whistleblower Protection Coordinator.

Chief Counsel to the Inspector General

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