Our education law practice began in the 1960s, when we represented Loyola College (now Loyola University Maryland) and the schools of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore. Since then it has grown to include almost 100 private elementary and secondary schools, colleges, and universities throughout Maryland. We advise clients on a wide range of issues, including:

  • Student discipline and fair hearings;
  • Student disability and accommodation;
  • Misconduct investigations;
  • Campus safety and security, including Clery Act compliance;
  • Policy development, including records retention and alcohol policies;
  • Student handbooks;
  • Faculty tenure and promotion;
  • Corporate governance;
  • First Amendment;
  • Intellectual property;
  • Privacy and technology;
  • Title IX compliance;
  • Tax exemption;
  • Land use and construction, including construction and bond work; and
  • Charitable giving programs.

Attorney Spotlight

Peter E. Keith

Of Counsel



Peter has been a member of Gallagher Evelius & Jones LLP since 1989. He joined the firm following several years of public service, first as a white collar criminal prosecutor at the Attorney General's Office and then as trial counsel for the U.S. House of Representatives in an impeachment of a federal judge.

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