About Us

Specializing in Education, Workforce, and Grants Management Since 1980

Legal and Consultative Services

With over 40 years specializing in federal education grants law, the Firm has extensive knowledge and a level of experience unmatched by any other law or consulting firm. In order to assist our clients comply with these requirements, our attorneys and staff provide a number of services.

Conduct onsite and virtual trainings for agency staff and subrecipients on federal rules and requirements.

Advise federal grant recipients on grants management systems and internal control best practices.

Offer legislative services including our weekly Federal Update.

Represent entities in audit resolution, false claims actions, borrower defense claims, federal program review appeals, and other applicable litigation.

Provide opinions and legal advice to help recipients and subrecipients comply with federal rules and requirements.

Draft and edit agencies’ policies and procedures, conduct mock monitoring reviews to ensure compliance, and assist with indirect cost negotiations.

Our Team

At The Bruman Group, PLLC our attorneys and staff work closely together so that our entire Firm develops a thorough knowledge of the major federal education programs and key grant issues affecting all non-federal entities. Our team approach permits our staff to provide comprehensive information regarding federal grant and education compliance.

Erin Auerbach, Esquire
Of Counsel
Kelly Christiansen
Senior Legislative Analyst
Non-Attorney Professional
Director of Policy and
Government Affairs

Nicole Brooks
Office Manager
Chris McCoy
Administrative Assistant
Evelyn Sanchez
Administrative Assistant
Charlene Taylor
Administrative Assistant