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Husch Blackwell clients put learning first.

For more than a century, Husch Blackwell has been committed to the advancement of knowledge. Our Education team has built a reputation as a leader in representing public and private institutions at all levels of learning, from preschool through graduate and professional education.

We advise clients on civil rights issues, technology, employment, land use transactions, student affairs and myriad other issues. Based on our thorough understanding of each institution’s unique culture and operations, we recommend actions that advance each client’s goals. We also provide outside general counsel to many educational institutions.

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Our guidance to clients in the education sector includes:

  • Accreditation
  • Disability accommodation
  • False Claims Act
  • Federal and state funding
  • Policies, procedures and handbooks
  • Privacy matters
  • Risk management
  • Strategic planning
Testimonials John Jasinski, President, Northwest Missouri State University

Husch Blackwell has transformed Northwest Missouri State University, literally in every phase of the game. When you talk about prevention-based, proactive, solid and practical legal advice, that is Husch Blackwell.

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Testimonials Kim Klockenga

“With Husch Blackwell, both parties are establishing a budget and both parties are working trying to achieve that budget. That’s a really a great way to do business.”

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Testimonials Frank D. Upchurch III, Upchurch, Bailey & Upchurch, PA

“As the St. Johns County, Florida, School Board attorney, I have worked closely with John Borkowski for several years on racial discrimination and compliance issues. John is a  lawyer’s lawyer. He is a very knowledgeable and effective advocate. He relates well to his clients and regulatory staff. It’s been a privilege to work with him.”

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Client Results

Husch Blackwell's seasoned team leads clients forward.

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