Title IX / Civil Rights & Education

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Title IX / Civil Rights & Education

Perez Morris’s Title IX / Civil Rights & Education team provides comprehensive guidance and representation related to the myriad of legal issues facing educational institutions including compliance with Title IX and other applicable federal and state laws. Our team is focused on the critical legal and regulatory issues facing educational institutions. We understand the dynamics of an investigation and provide guidance and confidential reporting in a skilled, efficient, and cost-effective manner.

Title IX and Sexual Discrimination and Misconduct – Our team recognizes the continuously changing legal mandates of the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Justice regarding Title IX.

  • Serve as independent and impartial investigators into a variety of sexual misconduct, harassment, sexual assault, student and/or vendor misconduct
  • Help develop and facilitate training related to Title IX matters
  • Develop guidelines for conducting efficient investigations
  • Provide and/or review policies and procedures related to Title IX matters


Counseling & Litigation – Our attorneys understand the necessity for schools, colleges, and universities to comply with the law. We act as an impartial, objective, and thorough resource to bring educational institutions the information needed to determine the best course of action. We are experienced litigation attorneys, ready to step in and provide representation when needed.

  • Student affairs matters, including sexual misconduct, hazing, bullying, and other disciplinary matters
  • Litigation and administrative defense matters
  • Provide representation related to student claims matters