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Julian Marrs Joins HLGR in Eugene

Harrang Long Gary Rudnick P.C. (HLGR) is pleased to announce that Julian Marrs has joined the firm as an associate attorney in our Eugene office. Julian Marrs’s practice is focused on education law and policy, healthcare, and commercial litigation. During law school, Julian...

Department of Education Issues New FERPA Guidance

By Randy Geller On February 12th, the U.S. Department of Education, Privacy Technical Assistance Center, issued a guidance document consisting of 37 commonly asked questions about the application of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (“FERPA”). The...

HLGR’s Shari Lane Presenting “Employment Law Challenges”

Shari Lane will be presenting “Employment Law Challenges” at the Mid-Winter Meeting of the Oregon State Bowling Proprietors’ Association on February 5 in Wilsonville, Oregon.  Shari’s ANCHOR presentation will cover a broad range of topics, including implementing Oregon’s new Pay Equity laws,...

Welcome Reception for Jennie Bricker and Lisa Hardie

HLGR celebrated the arrival of Jennie Bricker and Lisa Hardie, as well as the launch of the firm’s Energy & Natural Resources Practice, with a reception attended by clients, colleagues, and friends. We are excited to have Jennie and Lisa...

Harrang Long Gary Rudnick Adds Three New Shareholders: Randy Geller, Shari Lane, and Aaron Landau

Harrang Long Gary Rudnick P.C. (HLGR) is pleased to announce that Randy Geller, Shari Lane, and Aaron Landau have become shareholders at the firm.

Proposed Title IX Rules – What’s Better and What’s Worse

The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) are a mixed bag for colleges and universities. In some ways, the proposed regulations adhere more closely to Title IX itself, which is generally a good thing for institutions of higher education.  In other areas, the draft simply substitutes one set of problems for another. Attorney Randy Geller discusses the proposed changes, and how these may affect educational institutions.

Northwest Nice? Maintaining Civility in Our Modern World

HLGR attorney Jennie Bricker’s article, Northwest Nice? Maintaining Civility in Our Modern World, is the cover story in the most recent Oregon State Bar Bulletin. The article shows the thoughtfulness, excellent research, passion, and good sense that has made Jennie a terrific land and water lawyer, and why her new colleagues at HLGR were so pleased to have her join the firm this fall.

Proposed Title IX Rule Changes – How will Hearings Change?

By Randy Geller The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) issued by the U.S. Department of Education on November 16, 2018, addresses the requirement of a hearing head on – more or less. Not surprisingly, the answers differ for higher education...

Proposed Title IX Rule Changes – What are the new Due Process Protections?

On November 16, 2018, the U.S. Department of Education published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on Title IX. The proposed rules, which materially differ from unofficial versions of the NPRM that had previously circulated, would be the first comprehensive regulations issued under Title IX since 1975. This is the first step in what is known as "notice-and-comment rulemaking." These are not final regulations, but the final regulations are likely to be substantially similar.

HLGR Supports LCC Foundation’s 2018 Harvest Dinner

HLGR was proud to be a silver sponsor for LCC Foundation’s 2018 Harvest Dinner, which supports student success by raising money for scholarships and programs at Lane Community College.

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