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Legal Update for Colleges and Universities

October 24
New York, NY
October 24, 2012

5 – 8:30 p.m.
The Offices of Hodgson Russ
1540 Broadway, 24th Floor, New York, NY

College and university administrators regularly encounter complex matters involving a number of legal disciplines. This program will provide an overview of some common legal issues facing colleges and universities in the areas of employment, labor, finance, real estate, and intellectual property law.


  • Strategies to control health insurance costs and effective collective bargaining
  • Worker classification: Who is a student, and who is an employee? Also, an update on human rights laws
  • College-sponsored off-campus housing: A case study on labor, employment, real estate, and finance, and what can go wrong
  • The America Invents Act, choice of entity for startups, conflict of interest policies, and more