Practice Areas

Practical and Foolproof Legal Solutions

Areas of Expertise

Grants Management

We have extensive experience with federal grants management requirements and compliance, regularly advising clients nationwide on matters such as how federal dollars can be used and how to account for those dollars.

Audit Resolution

The Bruman Group, PLLC works with non-federal entities in resolving federal audit findings. The firm maintains strong working relationships with the Office of Inspector General (OIG) as well as other federal officials at USDE and other federal agenicies.

Legislative Services

The Firm’s federal legislative services includes timely updates on Congressional actions affecting all grants management, education, labor, and workforce development laws. This includes a weekly Federal Update subscription.


We provide legal advice to help states, school districts, charter schools, and private industries comply with the requirements of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), including new requirements imposed by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and subsequent regulations.


Our attorneys advise clients nationwide on such issues as assessment and other testing issues, defense of due-process proceedings, and student evaluation, placement and delivery of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs).

Workforce Education

The Firm advises state and local governments, community and technical colleges, workforce boards, and one-stop centers nationwide on The Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, and the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act.

Federal Student Aid & HEA Programs

Our attorneys help public and private colleges and universities and State educational agencies comply with the statutes, regulations and programs of the Higher Education Act.

Head Start

The Bruman Group, PLLC assists and advises clients who operate and administer Head Start funds.

False Claims Act

We have extensive experience defending state and local educational agencies and post-secondary institutions against qui tam actions under the False Claims Act.