Hirschfeld Kraemer’s Christine Helwick was quoted in Corporate Counsel‘s May 31, 2019 article on the college admissions scandal. “Scandal on Campus: University admissions policies face fairness, credibility questions” notes that: “The massive criminal indictments filed in March against parents, testers, coaches and others sparked outrage across the country. They also opened the dark world of…

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Practice Areas: Higher Education Law

Hirschfeld Kraemer’s Christine Helwick, formerly General Counsel for the California State University system, was quoted this week on CNN and Corporate Counsel. Helwick was asked to weigh in on the biggest college admissions fraud in U.S. history, in which over 50 people have been charged with conspiracy to commit racketeering or fraud. The case involves…

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Practice Areas: Higher Education Law

Christine Helwick was quoted in a September 5, 2018 article in Corporate Counsel entitled “Proposed Title IX Rules May Bring Clarity to GCs, Help to Defendants.” University general counsel may soon see clearer guidelines from the U.S. Department of Education vis-a-vis sexual misconduct matters. As reported last week by the New York Times, Education Secretary Betsy…

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Natasha Baker, an in-demand trainer and speaker who specializes in higher education law, will present talks at several higher education events this spring and summer. May 30-June 2, 2018:  Law School Admission Council (LSAC) Annual Meeting & Educational Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada. Topic: Sexual Misconduct. June 5-6, 2018:  Council of Independent Colleges 2018 Workshop for Department Chairs,…

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Practice Areas: Higher Education Law

New Look, Same Trusted Quality Coinciding with our 20th anniversary, HK is excited to announce the launch of our revamped website. Not just the application of a fresh coat of paint, the site was built from-the-ground-up to put resources at your fingertips. It is organized to reflect our core employer services – training, counseling and…

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