Cory S. Winter

Cory S. Winter

Associate

Contact Info

Phone: (717) 257-7562
Fax: (717) 257-7594

Primary Office

Harrisburg
Penn National Insurance Plaza
2 North Second Street, 7th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101-1619

Cory S. Winter

Associate

Cory Winter draws on his past experience working in the general counsel's office of a private college in representing colleges, universities, and other institutions of higher education. He has experience counseling these clients on issues such as Title IX claims and compliance with the Clery Act, FERPA and other legislative mandates. He also handles disputes that lead to complex commercial litigation in federal and state courts for clients in higher education, as well as for clients in other industries, including construction and hospitality. 

In addition to his bar admission in Pennsylvania, Cory is admitted to practice in all three districts of the federal district courts in Pennsylvania and in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. 

Experience

Higher education

Since joining Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr in 2009, Cory has been a key team member in these select representations for higher education clients:

Successfully defended a university against Title IX claims filed in federal court, including the defense of the plaintiff's attempt to seek a preliminary injunction
As an outside investigator, investigated a high-profile student-on-student sexual assault and provided a comprehensive analysis to a university
Audited and drafted policies, procedures, and best practices related to the Clery Act, FERPA, Title IV, Title IX, and the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act
Advising a university regarding potential criminal and civil liability related to the deployment of smart phone software used for purposes of campus security
Commercial litigation

Cory has been a key team member in these select representations involving commercial litigation:

Prosecuted a trademark case that stopped a longtime competitor from using part of a client's name to start a new company
Successfully defended claims that a manufacturer breached a long-term quarry lease agreement by miscalculating royalty payments
Prosecuted claims that resulted in the eviction of a hotel franchisee after a sales contract was voided
Prosecuted construction claims that proved the failure of commercial roofing shingles caused in excess of $1 million in damages

Thought Leadership

Credentials and Accolades

Honors and Awards

Named to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" List for Schools & Education, 2016 to present

Memberships and Affiliations

National Association of College and University Attorneys

  • Committee on Web Page Legal Resources

Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra, Member, Board of Directors

The Walden School, Secretary and Member, Board of Trustees

Federal Bar Association

American Bar Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Dauphin County Bar Association

Education

J.D., Widener University School of Law, 2009, magna cum laude

  • Editor in Chief, Widener Law Journal
  • Recipient, Dean's Award, 2008-2009
  • Recipient, Alfred A. Avins Memorial Scholarship
  • Recipient, Certificates of Achievement
  • Recipient, Widener Law Scholarship for Academic Achievement
  • Dean's List

B.A., James Madison University, 2006, magna cum laude

  • President's List

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania

Firm Management Positions

Pro Bono Committee, Member

Cory Winter draws on his past experience working in the general counsel's office of a private college in representing colleges, universities, and other institutions of higher education. He has experience counseling these clients on issues such as Title IX claims and compliance with the Clery Act, FERPA and other legislative mandates. He also handles disputes that lead to complex commercial litigation in federal and state courts for clients in higher education, as well as for clients in other industries, including construction and hospitality. 

In addition to his bar admission in Pennsylvania, Cory is admitted to practice in all three districts of the federal district courts in Pennsylvania and in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.