Wiggin and Dana

Educational institutions face unprecedented opportunities and challenges: increased competition, continually changing regulatory requirements, complex labor and employment concerns, new technology, threats to data security, and the ever-evolving needs of students and faculty. Wiggin and Dana is positioned to help colleges, universities, and other educational institutions cope with these challenges.

For more than half a century, our firm has represented institutions of higher education in Connecticut and other states in a wide array of education matters, including FERPA, Title IX, Clery Act, privacy and data security, intellectual property, art and museum law, labor and employment, affirmative action, immigration, charitable gifts and endowments, tax exemption, board governance, corporate organization and finance, commercial transactions and government contracts, construction and real estate outsourcing, health care, and export and sanctions compliance. We have guided educational institutions in responding to government investigations, conducted internal investigations for them, handled complex and highly sensitive lawsuits, and helped them negotiate critical strategic alliances and affiliations.

Our Education Practice Group understands how educational institutions operate and how an institution’s constituencies can influence decision making. We have long-standing relationships with colleges and universities, independent secondary schools, and preparatory schools. Our lawyers work closely with boards of trustees, presidents, senior administrators, deans, department chairs, and in-house counsel to find practical solutions to complex legal issues.

CCIC invites you to connect with Wiggin and Dana at www.wiggin.com. 


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