Robinson+Cole Launches HigherEdWire – News for Legal Counsel

LinkedIn Group to serve as a forum for discussing issues affecting colleges and universities.

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HigherEdWire - news for legal counsel
Our education team monitors the pressing developments faced by educational institutions, and we wanted to create a source to share those updates on developing stories and trends that also encourages dialogue with those in the industry.

Hartford, CT (PRWEB) August 25, 2014

Robinson+Cole’s Education Law Group has launched a LinkedIn Group as a forum for discussions on news and legal developments affecting institutions of higher education. The group, HigherEdWire – News for legal counsel, can be found at http://www.linkedin.com/groups/HigherEdWire-News-legal-counsel-7464519.

“Colleges and universities face legal issues in a variety of areas that continually change,” said Megan R. Naughton, co-chair of the firm’s Immigration Group. “Our education team monitors the pressing developments faced by educational institutions, and we wanted to create a source to share those updates on developing stories and trends that also encourages dialogue with those in the industry. LinkedIn provides that platform.”

About Robinson+Cole’s Education Practice

Robinson+Cole regularly serves as outside counsel, providing advisory, transactional, and litigation services to meet the needs unique to educational institutions, from large universities and midsize colleges to independent schools. We provide legal services to educational institutions in a broad range of practice areas that shape the student, faculty, and employee experience.

Drawing upon the collective experience of every practice group Robinson+Cole has to offer, our Education Group provides a collaborative approach to client matters. Our group has a wide range of experience in the following areas: construction, environmental, land use, and real estate; employee benefits and compensation; financing; governance and tax issues; immigration; intellectual property; labor relations and employment; planned giving and fundraising; public safety and campus security; sourcing and outsourcing; and student affairs. We maintain active membership in, and attend and present at national conferences for, leading organizations such as the National Association of College and University Attorneys, the Higher Education Real Estate Lawyers, and the Licensing Executives Society.

About Robinson+Cole

Robinson+Cole is a service mark of Robinson & Cole LLP, an Am Law 200 firm with 200 lawyers in nine offices serving regional, national, and international clients, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. Since 1845, Robinson & Cole LLP has expanded to meet the changing needs of clients. The firm represents corporate, governmental, and nonprofit entities, as well as individual clients, in a wide range of matters, including corporate; business and insurance litigation; tax and tax-exempt; finance; public finance; land use, environmental and utilities, and real estate; health law; labor, employment, and benefits; intellectual property and technology; and government relations. For more information, please visit http://www.rc.com.