About Lora L. Zimmer
Lora focuses her practice in corporate and business transactions, with a particular focus on the business and regulatory needs of health care clients.
In addition, Lora is a trained Title IX investigator, providing prompt, thorough investigations and objective reporting in response to alleged violations of schools’ sexual misconduct policies.
With the new federal regulations set to take effect on August 14, 2020, K-12 school districts, colleges, universities, and other educational institutions covered by Title IX will have a number of new roles to fill. The new regulations require that schools conduct hearings when determining whether their sexual misconduct policies were violated. The hearings must […]
UPDATE: The deadline to submit comments on these proposed regulations has been extended to January 30, 2019, due to the Department of Education’s website being out of service for two days during the government shutdown. Submit your comments here. The Trump administration is looking to make its mark on Title IX. To that end, the […]
Questions of consent are often central to Title IX investigations. The clearer your school’s policies are on what does and does not constitute consent, the easier it will be for your investigators to reach a well-supported conclusion. What does your K-12 school district, college, or university’s sexual misconduct policy say about consent? Is it time […]
Welcome to our first Title IX Corner blog post, helping you stay informed and in compliance with Title IX. When determining how to structure your educational institution’s Title IX processes, many questions can arise as to who should be performing investigations into sexual misconduct allegations. Here are our thoughts on a few of those questions. […]