Meet the Team

David A Bunis
Senior VP & General Counsel, General Counsel

Phone: +1 (508) 8314993

David Bunis serves as the senior vice president and general counsel at WPI. As the university‚Äôs first chief legal officer, Bunis brings decades of legal experience to the role. A member of the senior management team, Bunis helps guide WPI through the full scope of legal issues facing universities, including enterprise risk management, Title IX compliance, intellectual property, disciplinary investigations, institutional governance and compliance, real estate, and more. As a practicing attorney, Bunis has represented some of the largest nonprofits and universities throughout New England. He ...

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Matthew Thaler
Deputy General Counsel, General Counsel

Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x6210

Matt serves as Deputy General Counsel in the Office of General Counsel at WPI. Matt's legal experience has covered a broad range of topics, including litigation, compliance, patent and intellectual property, employment, real estate and operations, and contracting, among others.   Prior to joining WPI, Matt was the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Ribbon Communications, Inc., a publicly traded telecommunications software company. He had previously served as Deputy General Counsel of the predecessor company, Sonus Networks, Inc. Matt began his legal career as an Associate ...

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Amy Fabiano
Associate General Counsel, General Counsel

Phone: +1 (508) 8314664

Amy Fabiano serves as the Associate General Counsel in the Office of the General Counsel at WPI.  Amy was most recently at the United States Department of Education where she served as a Civil Rights Attorney in the Office for Civil Rights (OCR).  While at OCR, she worked extensively in the Title IX area, including investigating complaints, conducting mediations, and negotiating resolution agreements.  She also served as an outside resource for schools and colleges on Title IX issues relating to development of policies and grievance procedures.    Before her public service, ...

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