Grade schools, colleges and universities, and educational institutions of all sizes and at all levels trust the expertise of Chambliss lawyers, whether they want day-to-day compliance advice or need an attorney to defend against multi million dollar litigation. Chambliss blends great breadth and depth of knowledge regarding federal and state laws and regulations affecting educational institutions with unparalleled advocacy skills to provide top-quality, results-driven legal representation.

Chambliss lawyers have a great understanding of the campus environment and the unique issues that confront educational institutions. The firm teams with educational institutions to provide targeted and practical legal advice that accomplishes clients’ goals, minimizes risk and exposure, and ensures continued legal compliance. Chambliss’ representation of educational institutions is wide ranging, and the firm currently represents educational institutions on an array of matters, including:

  • Business and tax-related advice
  • Nonprofit formation and compliance issues
  • Employee discipline and terminations
  • Employment-related litigation, including discrimination, harassment and retaliation
  • Board governance
  • Unrelated business income issues
  • Contract drafting, compliance and litigation
  • Student disciplinary issues, including defense of student appeals
  • Employment verification, including I-9 compliance
  • Employee leave laws, including the Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) issues