The Office of Counsel  provides assistance and advice to the District Engineer and all components on a wide variety of District legal matters, i.e.,  legal analysis and advice on contract issues for all District missions (military, civil, and support for others), including formation issues (acquisition strategy and planning, contract type, bid mistakes and protests, use of appropriate clauses) and contract administration.

Office of Counsel employees consist of District Counsel, Deputy District Counsel, Attorneys (General), Contractor Industrial Relations Specialist, Paralegal and Legal Technicians.