Woods Rogers’  attorneys provide counsel to colleges and universities on a full range of issues, including bond financing, FERPA, Title IX, campus healthcare, contract drafting and disputes, local government and real estate issues, regulatory compliance matters, and other related issues.

In the employment and human resources area, we have reviewed and drafted staff and faculty handbooks, assisted on investigations and compliance with federal and state statutory and regulatory guidelines, and provided training on topics including harassment and FLSA (wage and hour).

We also represent Virginia colleges and universities in federal and state courts, and have participated in internal institutional proceedings. The depth of our education knowledge, coupled with our close ties to post-secondary institutions, places Woods Rogers in a unique position to effectively assist colleges and universities in both simple and complex matters.

Our attorneys include present and former higher-education faculty and board members who have an acute understanding of the demands that colleges and universities face in the complicated higher-education arena.