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Clark Hill PLC Launches Comprehensive Title IX Compliance and Investigation Services

Feb 13, 2017

Clark Hill announces the launch of its Title IX Compliance and Investigation Services team. From conducting complex investigations and facilitating trainings, to offering guidance on compliance intricacies, Clark Hill's roster of ATIXA nationally-certified attorneys is experienced and positioned to address the particular needs of educational institutions. Clark Hill's Education and Labor and Employment Practice Groups have combined more than 100 years of expertise to form this inter-disciplinary team that offers a broad range of services to K-12 schools, colleges, and universities as part of its Title IX practice, including:

  • Thorough, objective, and timely investigations into allegations of Title IX violations
  • Training for administrators, educators, and students
  • Preparation and review of policies and procedures
  • Standing consultations with in-house Title IX coordinators
  • Clery Act and FERPA guidance
  • Guidance for addressing LGBTQ student concerns

More than 40 years ago, Title IX was enacted to promote equity in educational settings. Title IX prohibits sex-based discrimination, including sexual violence, sexual harassment, and hostile environment based on sex. All schools receiving federal funds are required to comply with Title IX's mandates.

In celebration of the launch, the Title IX Compliance and Investigation Services team will host a complimentary webinar series. The first program, titled Title IX: Hot Topics, will take place on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 12:00 PM EST. For registration and more information, click here.

Attorneys in Clark Hill's Education and Labor and Employment Practice Groups represent educational organizations in all aspects of education and labor and employment law. "Our mission is to provide clients with practical, cost-effective, winning solutions to their education, labor, and employment issues," said Practice Group Director Paul Boehms. "We couple experienced legal talent with a strong emphasis on prompt and open communication with clients. As education entities strive to remain compliant with Title IX regulations, our team offers counsel and practical solutions, including effective management of litigation and non-litigation matters."

Clark Hill is partnering with Venture International LLC to provide comprehensive services as it relates to Title IX. The partners at Venture International bring more than 75 years of higher education administrative and classroom experience in higher education, including executive leadership in academic and student affairs.