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EducationCounsel LLC, in affiliation with Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, based in Washington, D.C., is hiring for the position of Policy Assistant.

EducationCounsel, an affiliate of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP (Nelson Mullins), is seeking a forward-thinking and collaborative lawyer to serve as a Senior Legal and Policy Advisor. This critical role will lead projects designed to advance work on complex higher education policy and legal issues, with intersecting client/sector management issues. The relevant portfolio is expected to center on issues of student access, diversity, equity and inclusion; faculty diversity; and institutional quality. By serving as a strategic policy and legal advisor to a wide array of decision makers (e.g., institutions of higher education, national organizations, foundation leaders, academic and professional disciplinary societies, and nonprofit executives) on a variety of critical higher education topics, this person will be poised to influence institutional performance and postsecondary outcomes on a national scale.

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