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Dow Lohnes is a leader in dealing with cutting-edge legal issues affecting postsecondary education. Dow Lohnes unique blend of knowledge of corporate law, taxation, government regulation and finance together with its extensive understanding of the special nature of postsecondary education has enabled its education clients to benefit from one-stop service in mergers, acquisitions of for- and non-profit institutions, non-profit to for-profit conversions, public offerings and creating hybrid for-profit/non-profit enterprises. Dow Lohnes is particularly experienced in dealing with the complex array of laws and regulations that surround acquiring and maintaining approval to operate, secure accreditation and participate in the student aid programs, including providing highly experienced representation when institutions are faced with adverse licensure, accreditation or audit or program review findings. Recognizing that avoiding problems in the administration of these programs is far preferable to fending off an adverse audit or review, Dow Lohnes offers skilled technical assistance in the preparing for accreditation reviews and in the administration and management of student aid programs, including confidential compliance reviews. Dow Lohnes postsecondary education clients benefit from an exceptional level of expertise in such areas as information technology law, electronic privacy, marketing and fair trade practices, protection of intellectual property rights, negotiation of the most complex media and software development agreements, and protection of names and brands in an increasingly predatory marketplace. For more than 25 years, Dow Lohnes has been the go-to firm for complex legal issues affecting postsecondary education. Today, Dow Lohnes remains at the forefront of serving the needs of the very diverse collection of schools, colleges and universities that make up American and global postsecondary education in the 21st Century.