Practice Group


The Firm’s Education Law Practice Group provides counsel to numerous public school districts, public libraries, community colleges, colleges and university boards of education, private and specialized schools, and other education-related associations.

Our education attorneys address the day-to-day legal issues facing educational institutions and organizations, and the unique hurdles that our educational clients face.

  • General Advice and Counsel
  • Board Meeting Attendance
  • Draft and Review Agendas and Resolutions
  • Draft and Review Policies
  • Staffing – Tenure and Seniority Questions
  • Annual Election – Notices and Budget Vote Coverage
  • Open Meetings Law – Freedom of Information
  • Asbestos Compliance
  • Children with Disabilities/Special Education – Section 504, IDEA, CSE issues, Hearings, Appeals
  • Student Residency Disputes
  • Appearance in Family & Surrogate’s Court
  • Real Estate Transactions – Sale, Lease or Community Use of Property
  • Student Discipline Matters – Section 3214 Education Law
  • Employee Discipline Matters
  • Federal Civil Rights Actions
  • Human Rights and Discrimination Cases (State Division of Human Rights, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission)
  • Commissioner of Education Proceedings
  • Article 78 Proceedings
  • Negotiations, Impasse, Mediation, Fact Finding
  • Grievances
  • Arbitration
  • Improper Practices
  • SAVE Legislation
  • No Child Left Behind
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Americans with Disability Act
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • Pregnancy Discrimination Act
  • Wrongful Discharge
  • Employment and Separation Agreements

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