[Webinar] ED’s New Title IX Rule: A Careful Review and Suggestions for Public Comment

July 7th, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT
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Thompson Coburn LLP

July 7th, 2022
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM CDT

On June 23, 2022, the U.S. Department of Education released its much anticipated proposal for revising its Title IX rule. We invite you to join us for a special, 2-hour webinar on July 7, 2022, during which we will discuss the rule in detail, highlight significant changes, and suggest opportunities for public comment. The discussion will be led by Aaron Lacey, the Chair of our Higher Education Practice, and include attorneys Scott Goldschmidt and Stephanie Cohan. In the interim, we invite institutions to download a redline we created that shows the proposed revisions to the current regulation. The redline can be downloaded here.

CLE:
California: 2.0 general
Illinois: 2.0 general
Missouri: 2.4 general
New York: 2.0 PM/PP (experienced and transitional)
Texas: 2.0 general

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Aaron Lacey

Aaron Lacey
Partner
Thompson Coburn LLP

Aaron’s practice is dedicated entirely to helping institutions of higher education navigate complex legal and regulatory matters. He has significant experience in the array of federal, state, and accrediting agency laws and standards that govern postsecondary institutions, and is a frequent writer and speaker on topics relating to higher education policy and the federal financial aid programs.

In 2018, Aaron served the U.S. Department of Education as one of 17 negotiators charged with overhauling the Department's complex and controversial "borrower defense" rule. The Department selected Aaron to represent and negotiate on behalf of general counsels, attorneys and compliance officers at postsecondary institutions nationwide.

Aaron regularly represents institutions in administrative proceedings before state licensing entities, accrediting agencies, and the U.S. Department of Education, including matters arising from audits, program reviews, and investigations of the Office of Inspector General.

In support of institutional initiatives, he assists clients in drafting and negotiating a wide variety of agreements, including domestic and international articulation, consortium, licensing, marketing, and agency contracts, and in the case of postsecondary mergers and acquisitions, stock and asset purchase agreements. Aaron also assists with the management of regulatory and government agency relationships, policy creation and implementation, strategic planning, and compliance systems design.

Aaron is a member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys and of the American Bar Association.

Scott Goldschmidt

Scott Goldschmidt
Counsel
Thompson Coburn LLP

A member of Thompson Coburn’s Higher Education Practice, and the former Deputy General Counsel for Catholic University, Scott understands the unique challenges that higher education clients face and how to best help them achieve their goals. Drawing on his experience in a university general counsel's office, Scott brings a practical, in-house perspective to the challenging legal, regulatory, and compliance issues faced by postsecondary institutions. Scott is well-versed in managing all types of day-to-day and long term legal demands facing institutions of higher education, and routinely assists institutions with matters involving discrimination law, student affairs, contract drafting and review, and policy development. He also has experience with crisis management, advising on reputational concerns, and implementing controls to mitigate risk. Scott is a graduate of George Washington University and of the Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law. He also is a member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys and of the American Bar Association.

Stephanie Cohan

Stephanie Cohan
Associate
Thompson Coburn LLP

With previous experience in higher education and secondary school administration and a Master's degree from Harvard Graduate School of Education, Stephanie is keenly aware of the daily and extraordinary issues that institutions and educators are facing.

She has matched this industry knowledge with deep labor & employment experience that she has used to counsel clients in human resources issues and represent them in employment litigation. Practicing at the crossroads of higher education and labor & employment, Stephanie focuses on discrimination and harassment issues, helping institutions maneuver through many complex compliance protocols. She is familiar with crafting practical policies for clients and responding to various human resources and compliance questions all while working to maintain positive interactions.

Stephanie has also served clients in a wide range of other industries where she has represented management in discrimination, harassment, retaliation, FLSA wage and hour claims, and responding to EEOC and state agency charges of discrimination.

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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