Representing College And University Faculty, Administrators And Students

University And College Administrators And Staff

At NachtLaw, we have been representing university administrators from vice presidents and deans to entry-level administrative assistants for close to 20 years. A substantial portion of the firm's income has historically and regularly been made from our work on behalf of college and university administrators and staff.

College And University Professors

The firm has had tremendous success and much experience representing university professors. David Nacht, the firm founder, is the son of a professor and the husband of a professor. The firm is unusually sophisticated in its understanding of academic norms and culture.

Serving The Needs Of College And University Students

Victims of sexual assault and sexual harassment need an advocate in their corner. Attorney David Nacht recently represented a woman student through a university process resulting in the removal of her harasser from campus while she was in attendance.

This is a time in flux for sex harassment and campus rape. On the one hand, colleges and universities have implemented processes to protect students. On the other hand, the culture of regular harassment and assaults remains prevalent. At NachtLaw, our experience is unmatched in navigating university processes on behalf of students. We stay current with changes in the law, and we maintain excellent relationships with university administrators who handle these delicate and painful inquiries. Additionally, Nicholas Roumel and David Nacht all regularly represent students seeking disability accommodations. Our success rate and our sensitivity to our clients' needs has garnered us acclaim.

All of our attorneys are experienced in these types of cases, including:

  • Accusations of misconduct
  • Age discrimination
  • Contract review and disputes
  • Criminal proceedings
  • Disability discrimination
  • Disciplinary proceedings including misconduct
  • Employment claims
  • Equal pay/discrimination in pay
  • Grievance proceedings
  • Legal considerations in tenure and promotion
  • Negotiating intellectual property rights with universities for setting up private companies
  • Negotiating research and consulting agreements
  • Plagiarism accusations
  • Race discrimination
  • Sex discrimination
  • Sexual harassment
  • Students with disabilities seeking accommodations from colleges and universities

Contact Us With Questions

To learn more about your legal concerns as a college professor, administrator or student, please contact an attorney at NachtLaw.

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