Higher Education


Higher Education

Our attorneys have supported and advised some of the most reputable regionally accredited colleges and universities in the nation. These include the University of Notre Dame, Villanova University, Michigan State University, University of South Florida, Florida Institute of Technology, Jacksonville University, New England College, University of Scranton, and Saint Thomas University. We have also supported corporate training programs implemented at Boeing, Ernest & Young, U.S. Department of Defense, Oracle, Halliburton, Deloitte Consulting, Proctor & Gamble, Ryder, Sprint, Lockheed Martin, Intel, to name a few.

We advise colleges, universities and EdTech companies on accreditation, program approvals, state licensure and compliance with Title IV (Federal Financial Aid), FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act), Higher Education Authorization Act, American Disabilities Act, Federal Trade Commission (including Do Not Call and deceptive advertising regulations), Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), and Data Security and Privacy.

We also have significant experience advising colleges, universities and EdTech companies on legal issues relating to the following areas: Instructional Design, Content Development, Intellectual Property Rights, Digital Advertising (including Social Media Marketing, Email Marketing, Display Advertising, Pay-Per-Click Advertising, and Lead Generation), Technology Platforms (including Learning Management Platforms, Customer Management Systems, Hardware, Software, Cloud Computing, Licensing, SaaS, Systems Integration, Services Levels, Escalation Protocols, and Custom Software Development), Recruitment Services, Student Support Services, Financial Aid Services, Faculty Support Services, and Book and E-book Fulfillment.