Guiding clients through the complex regulatory environment impacting the education sector

Why Cooley

A team of lawyers and subject matter professionals focused on education regulatory issues, including former senior personnel from the US Department of Education (ED), regional and national accreditation agency executives, and senior staff from one of the largest state authorizing agencies

Clients include hundreds of institutions of every type – public, independent and for-profit – and range from community colleges to top-tier research universities, along with the service providers that support the education community and the firms that finance it

Unique state and international authorization services that help schools navigate the cross-border environment for online education

Experience in a variety of institutional structures, corporate formation, for-profit to nonprofit conversions and M&A transactions 

Aggressive and effective litigators who represent education clients in a wide range of controversies before federal and state courts and the ED

Comprehensive and timely guidance through CooleyREG, our innovative approach that brings together regulatory practitioners from across the firm to help clients navigate every regulatory twist and turn

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