Jeffrey Orleans’ practice is in higher education law, with specialties in athletics governance and administration; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, generally and in athletics specifically; and other issues in discrimination and affirmative action, governance, and employment. He is also a consultant to the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics, a member and immediate past Co-Chair of the NCAA Gender Equity Task Force, the court-appointed referee for Quinnipiac University’s Title IX consent degree, and a steering committee member for a Princeton University project in home-based early-childhood development services.

Jeff brings to this work over four decades’ legal, policy and administrative leadership as government attorney, university counsel, conference commissioner, NCAA governance participant, and outside counsel and consultant – working in and with organizations of all sizes and scopes, across both traditional and emerging issues in college athletics and civil rights, and making consistent publication, teaching and professional contributions throughout his career.