Committed to helping colleges and universities navigate the ever-changing higher education landscape.

FTLF’s a multidisciplinary Education team has experience in various areas affecting academic institutions, including but not limited to: regulatory compliance, labor and employment, governance, corporate transactions, bond financing, tax, intellectual property, real estate, construction, environmental, data privacy and cybersecurity, internal investigations, advising distressed institutions, and litigation.

Our attorneys have served as senior-level in-house counsel, chief compliance officers, and senior executives at non-profit and proprietary vocational schools, colleges, and universities. FTLF’s Education practice also includes National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) members.

FTLF’s Education group provides legal advice to colleges and universities in the following areas:

  • Accreditation and State Licensure
  • CARES Act Funding and Disaster Relief
  • Corporate Law & Governance
  • Crisis Management
  • Education Litigation, Investigations & Administrative Appeals
  • Educational Technology
  • False Claims Act
  • Government Contracts
  • Institutional Research Compliance
  • Federal Grants Compliance
  • Joint Ventures
  • Lobbying & Policy
  • NCAA Compliance
  • Privacy and Data Security
  • Student Relations
  • Title IV (federal financial aid) Eligibility & Compliance
  • Title IX Compliance
  • University Health Systems and Medical Schools
  • U.S. Department of Education Program Reviews
  • U.S. Department of Education Compliance