Employment Law, Legal Issues Affecting Colleges and Universities, Legal Issues for Behavioral Threat Assessment
Jeff Nolan is MHA’s Senior Legal Associate. His litigation and counseling practice with Dinse, Knapp & McAndrew, P.C. focuses on representing employers and institutions of higher education in employment and student-related litigation, advising employers and institutions of higher education on the resolution and legal implications of employment and student-related issues, and assisting employers and institutions of higher education in the development and implementation of appropriate policies, handbooks and training programs. Jeff is an active member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA). Mr. Nolan reviews MHA draft and final reports before submission to clients.
Mr. Nolan works with clients to develop sound risk management strategies and policies, and often speaks at client-sponsored training programs and public conferences on issues related to crisis management planning, at-risk individuals assessment and response planning, and related privacy and disability law issues. Example pertinent conference presentations include: a nationally-broadcast NACUA-sponsored Virtual Seminar, “Dealing with Distressed and Suicidal Students,” (October, 2005); two sessions at the University of Vermont’s Legal Issues in Higher Education conference regarding the Creation and Implementation of Emergency Response and Recovery Plans on Campus (October, 2007); a presentation on Understanding, Anticipating and Preventing Workplace Violence for the Vermont Human Resources Association (November, 2007); a NACUA annual conference discussion group, “Danger to Self/Danger to Others: The Suicidal Student” (June, 2002), and a number of presentations at UVM and client-sponsored conferences on student privacy laws, at-risk student and employee issues, and risk management strategies.
Mr. Nolan is listed in Chambers & Partners America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in the area of Labor and Employment law, in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Labor and Employment law, and in New England Super Lawyers in the area of Employment and Labor law.