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JD Supra names Aaron Lacey a 2023 Readers’ Choice Top Author for Education

March 7, 2023

JD Supra has selected Thompson Coburn partner Aaron Lacey for its 2023 Readers’ Choice Awards. Aaron was recognized as a Top Author for Education for achieving consistently high readership and engagement in 2022 through articles, webinars and other content. 

The Chair of Thompson Coburn’s Higher Education Practice, Aaron has two decades of experience helping institutions navigate complex legal and policy matters. He and his colleagues are valued for their deep understanding of the postsecondary regulatory framework, including requirements relating to the federal financial aid programs, accreditation, and state authorization. The host of Thompson Coburn’s popular Higher Education Webinar Series, and editorial director of REGucation, the firm’s higher education law and policy blog, Aaron is a frequent writer and speaker on topics relating to higher education policy and regulation. 

In 2022, Aaron and the Higher Ed team authored articles on a number of new and proposed Department of Education policies and regulations, including regulatory liabilities for private institutions, increased scrutiny of Online Program Managers, and Title IX guidance on pregnancy discrimination. Aaron also led webinars on Borrower Defense to Repayment (BDR) claims and the regulatory outlook for 2023, among other topics. 

JD Supra’s Readers’ Choice Awards recognize top authors and firms who were read by C-suite executives, in-house counsel, media, and other professionals across the JD Supra platform during 2022. This year, the awards recognized 303 authors and firms for their visibility and thought leadership covering 31 key cross-industry topics.