Kate Nash Presents at Employment Law Alliance Webinar Discussing Legal Issues in Higher Education During the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 6, 2020

Kate Nash will join a panel of esteemed speakers on May 13th for a discussion focusing on helping higher education institutions identify common legal issues, projects, and problems that, while not created by the COVID-19 pandemic, were brought to the forefront by it.  The session  will  be divided into four topics (student issues, employment issues, risk management issues, and corporate issues), and identify key issues such as hearing formats and logistics for Title IX proceedings; faculty handbook and contract issues; health inquiries and assessments; and contingencies in vendor contracts.  Employment Law Alliance is hosting the webinar, “If Only We Had . . . Using Early Lessons from COVID-19 to Help Plan for the Future”.

Kate L. Nash is a shareholder of the firm and practices primarily in the areas of higher education, litigation, and labor and employment law.   Kate acts as outside general counsel to numerous institutions of higher education, advising those organizations on a wide range of legal issues.  In addition, Kate is frequently asked to conduct internal investigations regarding complex and sensitive matters in workplaces and at educational institutions.   Kate also has extensive litigation experience litigation experience in federal and state courts and before federal and state administrative agencies.   Kate is a frequent lecturer and author on employment and higher education issues and is active in the National Association of College and University Attorneys. She was an adjunct professor at Saint Louis University School of Law for numerous years, where she taught a course on non-profit organizations.   Kate earned her B.A. from Cornell University and received her law degree at Washington University.   Kate is a member of the Firm’s Management Committee.

Higher Education – Tueth Keeney maintains one of the largest and most successful higher education law groups in the Midwest. Our higher education practice includes representation of numerous colleges and universities throughout Missouri and Illinois. In addition, the Firm is one of approximately twenty law firms in the nation that have been appointed to act as Select Counsel to represent higher education institutions insured by United Educators Insurance Risk Retention Group, Inc., the nation’s largest insurer of colleges and universities. The attorneys in the Firm’s higher education group provide a full range of services to colleges and universities, ranging from day-to-day counseling on legal issues, to representation in complex litigation.