Area of focus

Civil Rights Compliance

We have broad and deep experience with civil rights laws relating to students and employees. At Hogan Lovells, we counsel education-sector clients on compliance, and we represent them in government agency investigations and in state and federal court.

We advise on race, sex, disability, age, and religious discrimination;...

Representative experience

Represented private universities in U.S. Department of Education OCR investigations and compliance reviews concerning race-conscious admissions and financial aid.

Advised universities and colleges on policies and procedures related to sexual assault on campus.

Represented university operating in the Middle East in an EEOC investigation of a U.S. faculty member’s age discrimination claim.

Represented school district in U.S. DOJ investigation regarding alleged racial discrimination and negotiation of consent decree.

Press Releases

Hogan Lovells successfully challenges policy limiting asylum to those entering the United States through ports of entry

New York, 6 August 2019 – A federal court has ruled that refugees cannot be barred from seeking asylum because they entered the country between ports of entry.

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Hogan Lovells Publications

Decoding the code - China's new General Civil Law Rules: the first step towards a comprehensive civil code

On 15 March 2017, the People's Republic of China General Civil Law Rules (中华人民共和国民法总则) (hereinafter referred to as the "GCLR") were formally adopted at the Fifth Session of the Twelfth...

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