Top of the class in higher education

Proskauer's Higher Education and Title IX Group represents colleges, universities, teaching hospitals, research facilities and education associations on the full gamut of labor and employment matters that arise in an academic environment. Educational institutions are unique, and their legal issues require highly specific knowledge and a nuanced approach, particularly when faculty or students are involved.

We offer higher education clients a formidable combination of experience, a keen understanding of the academic world’s distinctive legal needs and our Firm’s robust capabilities.

Labor

  • Collective bargaining
  • Contract interpretation issues
  • Disciplinary grievances
  • Preventive labor relations and training
  • Day-to-day labor advice

Employment

  • Employment litigation
  • Title IX investigations and litigations
  • OCR investigations and litigations
  • Title VII and discrimination
  • Day-to-day employment advice