McDonald Sanders has a long history of representing educational institutions because we understand two things: (1) the needs and objectives of administrators and educators that contribute to the success of the institution, and (2) the institution’s responsibilities to students, faculty and staff. Our attorneys have extensive experience representing independent school districts, private primary and secondary institutions, and colleges and universities.

Examples of several areas in which our attorneys provide advice include:

  • Academic, business, and student affairs
  • Internal investigations
  • Counseling and policy advice
  • Student-athletes, including NCAA compliance and Title IX
  • Real estate transactions, including construction, architectural services, and contracting
  • Employment and labor practices, including Title VII, Title IX, and tenure, and drafting employer policy and employment agreements
  • Intellectual property
  • Development/Advancement
  • Risk management
  • Trusts and estates
  • Bond financing
  • Compliance with federal, local, and state privacy statutes