Joel Rudnick is a principal in the firm’s education practice and has specialized in representing colleges, investors, and lenders on compliance, litigation, and transactional matters for 20 years.

Joel advises clients on compliance issues arising out of all aspects of the federal, state, and accrediting agency regulation of public and private postsecondary educational institutions with a primary focus on Title IV matters.

Joel has extensive experience representing institutions in proceedings before the United States Department of Education, as well as in federal court and before accrediting bodies and state licensing agencies. He also counsels schools and investors on regulatory and transactional matters arising from the acquisition and capitalization of post secondary educational institutions.

Joel speaks frequently on breaking regulatory issues affecting the financial aid community, including at APSCU, NASFAA, and state and regional conferences and seminars.

Joel graduated from Georgetown University Law Center in 1991. He lives in the Washington area with his wife Patty and their son and daughter.

PRACTICE AREAS
Accreditation
Education
Education Policy
Litigation – Education
Program Reviews and IG Audits
Title IV Eligibility and Compliance
Transactions
EDUCATION

J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1991
B.S., New York University, 1988

BAR MEMBERSHIPS

District of Columbia
Maryland

MEMBERSHIPS & ACTIVITIES

National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators

National Association of College and University Attorneys