Sponsors & Partners

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Conference Sponsors

Faulkner Legal

Faulkner Legal is a boutique law firm specializing in employment, education and disability law.  Faulkner Legal works with colleges, universities, academic medical centers, non-profits, and education vendors.  Faulkner Legal provides practical advice as outside counsel, drawing on more than twenty years as in-house counsel.  We provide assistance to organizations with leanly-staffed legal offices or no general counsel, including coverage for short-term vacancies.  Janet Elie Faulkner regularly serves as an independent investigator for claims involving employment, Title IX, discrimination, disability, promotion and tenure, athletics, and scientific research issues.  Janet is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, New York, and Vermont.


Jackson Lewis P.C.

At Jackson Lewis P.C., we understand the unique challenges facing higher education institutions and have a team of attorneys focused on your needs. Our team provides advice, counsel, and litigation services to hundreds of colleges and universities across the country, from community colleges, to liberal arts institutions, to research institutions, both public and private.  Our areas of expertise include a range of issues involving students and employees, including Title IX sexual misconduct investigations, hearings, training, and litigation; labor and employment laws; NCAA and gender equity compliance; student discipline; tenure and promotion, OSHA compliance; and a host of others at the forefront of higher education law.

To assist with meeting annual Title IX team training needs, we are offering a series of innovative and engaging recorded modules for Title IX coordinators, investigators, hearing officers, and appellate authorities, plus bonus modules for advisors and campus leadership.  This comprehensive and cost-effective training solution features 15+ hours of industry leading content addressing Title IX sexual harassment obligations and related issues, skills, and best practices; 24/7 on demand access; unlimited sharing within the institution, the ability to download and post all slides as required by current regulations; and tracking features to monitor participation and completion.

Please click here for more information in the form of a flyer, brief trailer, and training module sneak previews.


Colleges and universities need to manage, resolve and prevent conflict throughout their institutions.  JAMS, a worldwide leader in dispute resolution, is singularly qualified to provide a comprehensive range of unique and effective solutions for problems facing students, faculty and administration.  As an external neutral entity, JAMS brings objectivity to disputes affecting the organizations and parties we serve.  Our neutrality and expertise reinforce principles of fairness within otherwise closed systems, which can be particularly beneficial in Title IX programs, for example, where JAMS provides adjudicators, hearing officers, mediators and/or facilitators.  For more information, please contact Jennifer P. Sambito, Esq. at 714.937.8202 or jsambito@jamsadr.com, or visit jamsadr.com/solutions.


SPECTRUM Conference

The fourth annual SPECTRUM conference will take place digitally June 28- July 2, 2021.SPECTRUM is the nation’s largest education conference devoted to preventing and responding to sexual and interpersonal violence against members of the LGBTQI+ community.


University of Vermont Partners

College of Education and Social Services
Continuing and Distance Education
Office of General Counsel