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Education Corporation of America’s abrupt closure of more than 70 campus locations raises questions concerning its obligations to staff and students.
On December 5, 2018, Birmingham, Alabama based Education Corporation of America (“ECA”), operator of scores of for-profit colleges across the United States, abruptly announced that it was ceasing operations at more than 70 of its campus locations in December 2018. The reasons cited for the closures included falling enrollment, financial concerns and loss of accreditation. ECA’s colleges and schools operate under names such as Brightwood College, Brightwood Career Institute, Virginia College, Ecotech Institute, Golf [...]
HAEGGQUIST & ECK TAPPED TO REPRESENT IMMIGRANT PARENTS AND CHILDREN IN “ZERO TOLERANCE” FAMILY REUNIFICATION CASES
A team of Haeggquist & Eck attorneys have been appointed local counsel for two groups of immigrant parents and children separated at the Mexican border under the United States government’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy, the firm announced today. HAE Managing Partner Alreen Haeggquist and Partner Aaron Olsen are local counsel of record in two of the cases, which generally allege that the government failed to provide adequate opportunities for families separated under the zero [...]