Legal issues should not distract from the core mission of a college or university. Presidents, board members, administrators, and faculty must focus their attention on providing quality instruction, cutting-edge research, and impactful public service. GrayRobinson’s Higher Education Team can aid in this endeavor by providing proactive advice and training to mitigate potential legal exposure. We can also help to reduce the likelihood of legal challenges by assisting with the modernization of university practices and procedures. In addition, if a lawsuit is filed against an institution, our Higher Education Team is well-equipped to resolve disputes with as little disruption as possible.
Higher education institutions are facing unprecedented challenges from many sources. Effectively handling those challenges requires focused and strategic thinking, as well as the willingness to make difficult decisions and take action. Our team of higher education attorneys and government consultants has diverse backgrounds and the in-depth experience necessary to help colleges and universities effectively and efficiently address both legal and legislative challenges. We regularly advise higher education institutions in the following areas: