30+ years of education industry experience with unparalleled depth in technology and software


Unparalleled record in working with edtech startups and helping them launch dynamic new ventures
Advise on all sectors of the edtech spectrum, from e-learning, K-12 tools and retail educational products to educational support services, professional education and beyond
Extensive experience in corporate formation, venture financings and taking companies through the full lifecycle of corporate growth including M&A, accessing capital markets and licensing agreements relating to content and edtech
Advise private investment funds, incubators and accelerators on edtech-focused funds and initiatives
Robust network of higher education institutions and strategic
40+ attorneys and subject matter professionals focused on sophisticated legal services for education clients
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Extensive experience litigating the issues that edtech companies and educational institutions routinely face
Complex litigation for companies such as Blackboard and LeapFrog
Experience in more than 100+ state, federal and international courts, arbitral forums and administrative bodies, including the Department of Education
Recognized by The American Lawyer as an honorable mention in its Litigation Department of the Year competition
Team includes 5 Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers and 20+ former Assistant US Attorneys and Department of Justice lawyers
Team includes 5 Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers and 20+ former Assistant US Attorneys and Department of Justice lawyers
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Assist clients in navigating the complex and changing federal and state education policy processes
Team includes senior personnel from the Department of Education, former regional and national accreditation agency executives and senior staff from one of the largest state authorizing agencies
Extensive experience counseling on student data privacy regulations
Strategic counseling on accessibility requirements
Counsel US and foreign companies on compliance with US laws and regulations governing the cross-border movement of technology, goods and services and affecting the way US companies conduct business overseas
Consult on regulatory and corporate governance issues related to the Securities Exchange Act, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Dodd-Frank Act, JOBS Act, equity and other compensation matters, stockholder rights plans, stockholder proposals and proxy contests, and NASDAQ, NYSE Mkt and NYSE listing requirements
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Provide holistic patenting services and advice for companies like K12, Echo360 and Rosetta Stone
Patent due diligence support on 75+ business transactions, including venture financings, mergers and acquisitions, public offerings and licensing transactions in 2015
Helped build the trademark portfolios for companies including K12, Rosetta Stone, Degreed and Echo360
Aggressively defend and enforce trademarks for companies including Rosetta Stone and LeapFrog
Counsel on protecting and exploiting university-created technology and inventions from both the university and the company perspective
Extensive experience in managing domain name enforcement, asserting claims and instituting UDRP actions
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