Sacks Tierney P.A.

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Michael R. Rooney

Mike Rooney



Private and Public School Law

Public schools and owners and operators of private and post-secondary career schools face legal issues that Sacks Tierney is uniquely qualified to address.

For a quarter of a century, Sacks Tierney has represented private and public schools and owners of private post-secondary career schools in a wide variety of legal issues, including state and federal regulation, accreditation, and student issues.

Sacks Tierney guides its school clients in a wide variety of business issues, including those relating to:

  • Employment law

  • Creditor reorganization

  • Contracts

  • Purchase and sale of private schools

Attorneys at Sacks Tierney have served on the State Board for Private Post-Secondary Education, the state agency that regulates the private school industry. Attorney Michael R. Rooney serves as Chairman of the Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education.