Harris Beach PLLC
Founded in 1856, Harris Beach and its subsidiaries provide legal and professional services to clients across New York state, as well as nationally and internationally. Harris Beach is among the country’s top law firms as ranked by The National Law Journal and ranks as a BTI Elite law firm based on in-depth interviews of more than 600 corporate counsel at the world’s largest and most influential companies. Clients include Fortune 100 corporations, privately-held companies, emerging businesses, public sector entities, not-for-profit organizations and individuals. Principal industries Harris Beach represents include cannabis, education, energy, financial, food and beverage, health care, insurance, manufacturing, medical and life sciences, real estate developers, science and technology, veterinary medicine, and state and local governments and authorities. Our more than 210 lawyers and consultants practice from offices throughout New York state in Albany, Buffalo, Ithaca, Long Island, New York City, Rochester, Saratoga Springs, Syracuse, and White Plains, as well as from offices in New Haven, Connecticut and Newark, New Jersey.
The Harris Beach multi-disciplinary, national collegiate sports practice has the legal and higher education sector knowledge, experience and resources to handle the full range of compliance and operational challenges faced by college and university athletic programs.
The USA Collegiate Sports practice leverages the collective experience of our government compliance and investigations and our higher education practices, as well as our crisis and communications management services, to help colleges and universities navigate the regulatory and legal landscape of collegiate sports and protect these institutions from potential liability. Areas of focus include: NCAA Compliance and Infractions; Risk Management and Liability Issues; Title IX Compliance; Contract and Compensation Matters; Human Resources Issues; Media Relations and Communications.