Higher Education

B&E’s Higher Education Law practice group handles a wide range of legal matters involving public and private universities and colleges. Our attorneys maintain a nationwide Higher Education Law practice and regularly counsel university administrators, professors and graduate students with regard to all aspects of their relationships with institutes of higher education. The Firm’s attorneys have experience addressing the wide range of legal issues faced by post-secondary institutions and their employees and students including, but not limited to, those relating to:

  • Tenure challenges
  • Promotion denials
  • Training, Best Practices, and Contract Review
  • Discrimination claims
  • Corporate governance and Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Whistleblower claims
  • Intellectual property and technology transfer
  • Research Misconduct claims
  • Challenges to student conduct sanctions and expulsions
  • Student sexual assaults and related Title IX issues
  • Alcohol policies and consumption on campus
  • First Amendment freedoms of students and student groups
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  • Location

    Main Office:
    5335 Wisconsin Ave NW
    Suite 440
    Washington, D.C. 20015
    T: (202) 331-1331
    F: (202) 318-7071

    Pennsylvania Office:
    120 North Church Street
    Suite 109
    West Chester, PA 19380
    T: (484) 605-1146
    F: (484) 631-1610