Our Education Practice Group serves two distinctly different groups of clients, those in higher education and those at the K-12 level. Our attorneys are well-versed in the differences contained in both groups, and have implemented strategies that tailor specifically to each.

Higher Education

Barley Snyder’s education attorneys provide counsel to numerous colleges, universities, trade schools and other educational institutions throughout the region. The group has extensive experience working with institutions of higher education in a broad range of areas, including:

  • Title IX
  • Governance
  • Real estate development and land use
  • Employment
  • Benefits
  • Immigration
  • Off-campus housing
  • Tenure
  • Student rights
  • Health care
  • Student privacy, security and safety
  • Intellectual property
  • Litigation
  • Contracts
  • Foundation issues
  • Campus security
  • Financing
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Our group provides a distinctive blend of legal experience and practical knowledge to effectively anticipate and respond to the increasingly complex needs of our K-12 clients, including school districts, intermediate units, independent schools and other educational entities

The wide-ranging experience of our attorneys, coupled with their commitment to innovative problem solving, ensures that our clients receive sound legal advice aimed at identifying bold and creative legal solutions in areas such as school governance and leadership, student services, school construction and financing.

Our education attorneys provide ongoing and comprehensive training to our clients on a wide-range of topics to ensure responsiveness to developing trends and current needs.

Our team is recognized throughout the region for its comprehensive and long-established education law practice, and we are proud of the strong, lasting relationships we have forged. We believe it is the quality of those relationships that best reflects client confidence and satisfaction with our services. (Click for more info)


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