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Rouse Frets White Goss Attorneys Ron Holt and Hank Driskell Win Appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Leawood, Kan. – August 2, 2021 –  Ron Holt and Hank Driskell of Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes recently prevailed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit on behalf of one of the firm’s higher education clients, securing a reversal of a lower court’s dismissal of the client’s claims against its federal accrediting agency. The case was remanded and will resume in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

About the Law Firm’s Higher Education Group:

The law firm’s Higher Education group has nationally recognized lawyers with career experience representing over 100 institutions of higher education along with work on high profile projects such as with the U.S. Department of Education rules committee on the student loan borrower defense. The group represents institutions with respect to regulatory compliance subjects including Title IV and Title IX matters along with business transactions including mergers and acquisitions.

About Rouse Frets White Goss:

Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes is a leading Kansas City firm with a national reach.  For more, visit

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