Higher Education Regulation
John has extensive experience counseling clients on matters involving the U.S. Department of Education, state agencies, accrediting bodies and other government regulators. He also advises higher education institutions on student affairs matters, admissions, and federal and state requirements, as well as the statutory and regulatory requirements of federal student financial aid programs under Title IV of the Higher Education Act.
One of the country’s foremost legal authorities on higher education accreditation, John has counseled more than a dozen accrediting agencies. He advises on U.S. Department of Education recognition proceedings, accreditation decision making, and the development and application of accrediting standards. John also has served as a site visitor for the American Bar Association and has participated in accreditation reviews of law schools for nearly 20 years.
At the forefront of education industry developments, John also has extensive experience executing transactions on behalf of higher education institutions, education companies, private investors and lenders to the education sector. He provides advice to educational institutions and organizations on issues relating to corporate governance and organization.