About

Jay Rossello

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Jay Rossello is Chief Legal Officer at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA).  Mr. Rossello has close to two decades of experience in higher education, including stints at West Virginia University, the National Collegiate Athletic Association and in private practice.  Mr. Rossello is originally from San Juan, PR, and is a graduate of Yale University, the Georgetown University Law Center and Suffolk University’s Sawyer School of Management.

Venu Nair

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Venu Nair is a Senior Associate Counsel, the Public Information Officer and Record Retention Officer at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA).  Mr. Nair has nearly two decades of practice experience in litigation, labor and employment, and higher education.  Prior to his representation of UTSA, he represented Fortune 500 companies in complex litigation, major health care organizations in labor and employment matters, and academic teaching hospitals and school systems in higher education.   Mr. Nair is originally from Mobile, AL, and he is a graduate of the University of Alabama, the University of Texas School of Law, and the George Washington University School of Business. 


Sandra J.G. White

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Sandra J.G. White is a Senior Associate Counsel and the Chief Privacy Officer at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). Mrs. White has over nineteen years of legal experience and is responsible for privacy matters, intellectual property and general education law, such as contracts, personnel issues, student matters and policy review at UTSA. Prior to UTSA, Sandra represented school districts and businesses as outside general counsel for over fifteen years. Prior to practicing law, Sandra was an intern for two federal judges: Honorable Harry L. Hupp of the Central District of California and Stephen F. Reinhardt of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She has published copyright articles in the UCLA Entertainment and Southwestern Law Reviews.

Sandra is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley with a B.A. in mass communications.  She obtained her Juris Doctorate from the University of California at Los Angeles School of Law. Sandra holds a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) credential accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).


Natalee Marion

Natalee Marion

Natalee Marion is an Associate Counsel at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). Prior to her representation of UTSA, she served as an advisor to private businesses and public-sector employers, including colleges and universities, on a range of employment-related matters. Ms. Marion previously served as an associate attorney for Littler Mendelson, PC, an assistant attorney general for the Office of the Texas Attorney General, a law clerk for Magistrate Judge Pamela Mathy of the Western District of Texas, and a briefing attorney for the Eleventh Court of Appeals in Eastland, Texas. Ms. Marion is from San Antonio, Texas. She is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin, and the St. Mary’s School of Law.


Terii Lopez

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Terii Lopez, CP, Senior Legal Assistant, joined The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Office of Legal Affairs in 2009 and provides specialized support concerning employment and discrimination matters. Terii received her BA in Legal Studies from the University of Central Florida in Orlando, FL and is a Certified Paralegal with the National Association of Legal Assistants.

Laurie James

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Laurie James, Senior Legal Assistant, joined The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) in 2011 in the Office of Legal Affairs. She provides specialized support in contracts and legal research, and assistance with a variety of legal issues. Laurie is a graduate of The University of Texas at San Antonio with a BA in global affairs, holds an AA from Northwest Vista College, and is a graduate of the UTSA Paralegal Program.

Kathleen Blanton

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Kathleen Blanton is the Open Records Manager in the Office of Legal Affairs at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). She is responsible for processing open records requests per the Texas Public Information Act. Ms. Blanton joined the Office of Legal Affairs in 2015 and has 22 years of experience as a paralegal. She earned her BA Degree in English from James Millikin University and is a graduate of the UTSA Paralegal Program.


Virginia Galloway

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Virginia Galloway is the Senior Administrative Associate in The Office of Legal Affairs at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). She joined UTSA in October 2007 as the Administrative Assistant to the Chief Legal Officer. She has more than 25+ years’ experience in the administrative field. Virginia was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas.