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Analyzing ED’s New Distance Education Rule

Title IX Module 6: Title IX Appeals

Title IX Module 5: Title IX Determinations

Title IX Module 4: Title IX Hearings

Title IX Module 3: Title IX Investigations & Informal Resolutions

Title IX Module 2: Formal Complaints of Title IX Sexual Harassment

Title IX Module 1: An Introduction to Managing Title IX Sexual Harassment on Campus

Getting Ready for USED’s New Student Disclosure Requirements

USED’s New Title IX Rule: A Detailed Examination

The CARES Act for Higher Education: Strategy and Implementation

Contingency Planning for Distressed Institutions of Higher Education

Higher Education & Immigration: Five Evolving Areas to Watch

Recent Court Decisions in Student Disputes That You Should Know About

A Year-End Roundup of USED Rulemaking Activity

Merging Institutions of Higher Education: Corporate and Tax Considerations

An Examination of ED's New Borrower Defense Rule: Financial Responsibility and Related Reporting Requirements

An Examination of ED's New Borrower Defense Rule: The Borrower Defense Claim Process

Colleges Held for Ransom: Responding to a Ransomware Attack

Examining the USED Approval Process for Higher Ed Mergers and Acquisitions

A Midsummer Update on USED Rulemaking Activity

Charitable Giving for Institutions of Higher Education

Advertising and Communications for Institutions of Higher Education

Intellectual Property Primer for Higher Ed Institutions

Guidance on Borrower Defense Regulations

The Road from the Final Four

USED’s Proposed Title IX Rules: A Detailed Examination

Mergers and Acquisitions in Higher Education: Key Points of the Letter of Intent

Minimizing Litigation Risk As To Student-Related Disputes

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Borrower Defense

Disclosure Requirements for Online and Distance Professional Licensure Programs

Borrower Defense Rule: Negotiated Rulemaking Session 3

Borrower Defense Rule: Negotiated Rulemaking Session 2

Borrower Defense Rule: Negotiated Rulemaking Session 1

Gainful Employment Disclosures and Student Warnings

New Audit Guidelines for Higher Educational Institutions

Final Borrower Defense Rule Webinar Series

Borrower Defense Rule Webinar Series

Gainful Employment Webinar Series

Competency-Based Education

The Clery Act

National Policy Perspectives on Cybersecurity

Blog Posts

Free Title IX compliance checklist for institutions of higher education

Thompson Coburn releases free Title IX training series for institutions of Higher Education

Minding FERPA during COVID-19

Making Clery Act notifications during COVID-19

CARES Act funds: Significant new USED guidance includes surprises

ED issues instructions to Higher Ed to obtain CARES Act funds

The CARES Act: More options for higher education

The CARES Act: Summary of provisions impacting higher education institutions and borrowers

COVID-19: Is there a silver lining for higher education?

Immigration and COVID-19: What does higher ed need to know?

Publications

A look at recent student athlete name, image and likeness legislation

Will the Higher Education Act be reauthorized in 2018?

News

Claire Schenk imparts life (and rock climbing) advice in UMSL commencement speech

Bob Wallace launches sports podcast After the Buzzer

Back to school: Thompson Coburn kicks off higher education webinar series

Bill Bay elected chair of the ABA House of Delegates

Higher ed webinar series provides insider’s look at borrower defense rulemaking

U.S. Department of Education taps Aaron Lacey to help negotiate rewrite of controversial ‘borrower defense’ rule

Bill Bay receives Spurgeon Smithson award

Rhonda Thomas listed in Crain’s Chicago Business among ‘Most Influential Women Lawyers in Chicago’

Kevin Kercher wins Volunteer Service Award from AUTM

Bill Bay to receive Distinguished Lawyer Award at 2017 Law Day festivities

Rhonda Thomas to receive the University of Missouri School of Law Citation of Merit Award

Emily Wang Murphy appointed to Lawyers Have Heart board

Bill Bay named a 2016 ‘Excellence in Law’ award winner by St. Louis Magazine

Congratulations to our 2017 ‘Lawyers of the Year’

Kim Bousquet writes about student litigation strategies for higher ed magazine

Thompson Coburn's lobbying group honored as among the top in the nation

Bill Bay elected to American Law Institute’s class of 2016

Webinar series to help higher ed navigate gainful employment regulations

Thompson Coburn earns corporate counsel recommendations five years running in national report

Kelly Simon offers insights on immigration in Law360 feature

Aaron Lacey, Chris Murray author paper on regulatory hurdles for competency-based education

U.S. Olympic Committee appoints Ken Salomon to ethics committee

Tom Minogue named chair of University of Missouri-St. Louis board

Lori Jones elected to American College of Employee Benefit Counsel

Rightsizing the Right Way: Restructuring and Realignment in Higher Education

Chris Murray named to National Law Journal’s '40 under 40'

Kelly Simon named 2014 Up & Coming attorney

University of Missouri refinances $300 million in outstanding bonds

UMSL Research & Innovation Week to feature Tom Schlafly presentation

Steve Ritchey publishes article on patent basics for American Ceramic Society

Higher education attorney Aaron D. Lacey joins Thompson Coburn

Bob Wallace article: What’s acceptable behavior in the sports workplace?

Tom Minogue speaks at UMSL's 50th anniversary dinner

Ouster of Rutgers coach, athletic director highlights risks for universities

Lobbying & Policy group revs up with first three clients

Thompson Coburn launches new bipartisan Lobbying & Policy group in Washington, D.C.

Partner
St. Louis
314 552 6008

Bill has represented major corporations in high-stakes litigation for more than 30 years.

Bill has represented major corporations in high-stakes litigation for more ...

Bill Bay
Partner
St. Louis
314 552 6377

Ed serves as a key tax advisor to companies embarking on any type of corporate restructuring, from acquisitions and dispositions to spinoffs and management changes.

Ed serves as a key tax advisor to companies embarking on any type of corpor...

Ed Buchholz
Partner
Washington, D.C.
202 585 6965

Geoff is a securities litigator who is known for successfully handling high-stakes internal investigations and complex commercial disputes.

Geoff is a securities litigator who is known for successfully handling high...

Geoff Coll
Partner
St. Louis
314 552 6145

Jeff helps all types of businesses navigate complex litigation, arbitration, class action, regulatory and transactional matters in venues across the country.

Jeff helps all types of businesses navigate complex litigation, arbitration...

Jeff Fink
Partner
St. Louis
314 552 6503

Garrett counsels banks, financial institutions and other businesses on a variety of commercial transaction and regulatory issues.

Garrett counsels banks, financial institutions and other businesses on a va...

Garrett Fischer
Senior Counsel
St. Louis
314 552 6038

Dean has extensive first chair trial experience, limiting his practice to intellectual property and commercial litigation.

Dean has extensive first chair trial experience, limiting his practice to i...

Dean Franklin
Counsel
Washington, D.C.
202 585 6963

A former deputy general counsel for a private university, Scott understands the unique challenges that our higher education clients face and how to best help them achieve...

A former deputy general counsel for a private university, Scott understands...

Scott Goldschmidt
Partner
St. Louis
314 552 6049

Ed is a veteran litigator and head of the Firm's Antitrust Practice Group.

Ed is a veteran litigator and head of the Firm's Antitrust Practice Group.

Ed Harvey
Partner
St. Louis
314 552 6159

Chris leads complex litigation and class action defense for a host of major corporations in the financial services and agriculture industries.

Chris leads complex litigation and class action defense for a host of major...

Chris Hohn
Partner
St. Louis
314 552 6187

Larry practices in the Firm's private client services area and is a frequent speaker around the country to professional groups.

Larry practices in the Firm's private client services area and is a frequen...

Larry Katzenstein
Partner
Chicago
312 580 2342

David is Co-Chair of the Firm's Corporate and Securities Practice Group.

David is Co-Chair of the Firm's Corporate and Securities Practice Group.

David Kaufman
Partner
St. Louis
314 552 6345

Kevin’s practice encompasses all areas of intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, unfair competition, trade secrets and related areas.

Kevin’s practice encompasses all areas of intellectual property law, includ...

Kevin Kercher
Partner
St. Louis
314 552 6065

Sara is a trusted legal advisor to public entities, nonprofit borrowers, investment bankers and bankers in a wide variety of public financing and lending transactions.

Sara is a trusted legal advisor to public entities, nonprofit borrowers, in...

Sara Kotthoff
Partner
St. Louis
314 552 6405

Aaron's practice is dedicated entirely to helping institutions of higher education navigate complex legal and regulatory matters.

Aaron's practice is dedicated entirely to helping institutions of higher ed...

Aaron Lacey
Partner
St. Louis
314 552 6069

Mike focuses his legal practice on public finance, corporate law, business transactions, governmental and nonprofit law.

Mike focuses his legal practice on public finance, corporate law, business ...

Michael Lause
Partner
St. Louis
314 552 6070

Rick advises companies and individuals on a variety of federal (domestic and international), state and local tax matters.

Rick advises companies and individuals on a variety of federal (domestic an...

Rick Lawton
Partner
St. Louis
314 552 6178

Steve serves as a trusted advisor to financial institutions engaged in all types of public finance and lending transactions.

Steve serves as a trusted advisor to financial institutions engaged in all ...

Steve Mitchell
Partner
Washington, D.C.
202 585 6939

Emily works closely with company owners, executives, and boards on both their short-term and long-term business goals.

Emily works closely with company owners, executives, and boards on both the...

Emily Wang Murphy
Partner
Washington, D.C.
202 585 6916

Chris came to Washington to attend college and has been at the intersection of politics and education ever since.

Chris came to Washington to attend college and has been at the intersection...

Christopher Murray
Partner
St. Louis
314 552 6095

Chuck is a creative and highly efficient employment litigator and advisor to private and public sector employers across a wide spectrum of industries.

Chuck is a creative and highly efficient employment litigator and advisor t...

Chuck Poplstein
Partner
St. Louis
314 552 6457

Ali is experienced in various types of tax-exempt and taxable financings as bond counsel, underwriter's counsel, issuer's counsel, disclosure counsel and bank counsel.

Ali is experienced in various types of tax-exempt and taxable financings as...

Ali Rafferty
Partner
St. Louis
314 552 6232

Steve advises clients on domestic and international patent applications and provides comprehensive counsel on licensing and technology transfer.

Steve advises clients on domestic and international patent applications and...

Steve Ritchey
Partner
Washington, D.C.
202 585 6904

Ken has spent his entire legal career in the public and private sectors in Washington, DC and has a thorough understanding and appreciation of how lobbying can advance cl...

Ken has spent his entire legal career in the public and private sectors in ...

Ken Salomon
Associate
St. Louis
314 552 6172

Kristen litigates complex commercial disputes, class actions and state and local tax cases for companies in Missouri and across the country.

Kristen litigates complex commercial disputes, class actions and state and ...

Kristen Sanocki
Senior Counsel
St. Louis
314 552 6107

Linda advises companies that provide goods or services to the federal government; she also has extensive experience in business immigration matters.

Linda advises companies that provide goods or services to the federal gover...

Linda Shapiro
Partner
St. Louis
314 552 6537

Kelly uses her experience with US Citizenship and Immigration Services, the US Department of Labor and the US Department of State to gain compliance for employers with al...

Kelly uses her experience with US Citizenship and Immigration Services, the...

Kelly Simon
Partner
Chicago
312 580 2202

Rhonda is a finance attorney who leads complex, large-scale projects for public- and private-sector clients across the country.

Rhonda is a finance attorney who leads complex, large-scale projects for pu...

Rhonda Thomas
Partner
St. Louis
314 552 6509

As chairman of the Firm's Sports Law Group, Bob represents teams, prospective buyers of sports teams, companies interested in sports marketing and civic and government en...

As chairman of the Firm's Sports Law Group, Bob represents teams, prospecti...

Bob Wallace, Jr.
Counsel
Washington, D.C.
202 585 6917

Katie handles a wide variety of regulatory and transactional work for the nonprofit and for-profit higher education sector, including online education programs, and has e...

Katie handles a wide variety of regulatory and transactional work for the n...

Katie Wendel