Novus Law Firm & FortneyScott’s Back to School Webinar: Higher Education Post-COVID-19 Legal & Compliance Concerns

Event Start Date:
June 25, 2020
Event End Date:
June 25, 2020
Event Venue:

Please REGISTER HERE to join Novus Law Firm and FortneyScott on Thursday, June 25th at 9:00am PST/12:00pm EST for the second in a series of webinars discussing the myriad of legal and compliance challenges that institutes of higher education face in reopening their campuses and resuming operations for the 2020 Fall term.

In this second session, Elizabeth Bradley, Esq., from FortneyScott, and Natasha Baker, Esq., from Novus Law Firm, will lead a discussion on which disability and privacy law issues to consider when faculty and staff return to campus. The panelists, with their extensive experience in higher education law, will provide thoughtful recommendations and legal perspectives.

During this second session, the panelists will discuss:

  • Responding to and administering disability and protected leave requests by faculty and staff, including the criteria and processes that the institution should resolve in advance;
  • Best practices with respect to protecting the privacy of faculty and staff who request accommodations, contract COVID-19, or expose others; and,
  • Addressing where privacy laws and disclosure requirements intersect.

You may submit any questions that you would like to have addressed during the webinar via email to

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