Education

Our educational law attorneys provide skilled representation to a wide variety of institutions in both the public and private education sectors, including primary and secondary schools, colleges and universities. We apply our extensive knowledge and experience in school law issues to effectively and cost-efficiently meet the unique needs of our clients. Our services include:

 

  • Grievance arbitration
  • Collective bargaining
  • Union elections
  • Unfair labor practices and representation before SERB and NLRB
  • Contracts
  • Board, school and athletic policies
  • Employee severance and other employment matters
  • Employee and student discipline and investigation of misconduct
  • Operation issues
  • Student misconduct, discipline and related matters
  • Education matters
  • College/university policies
  • Charitable giving
  • Compliance with federal and state regulations
  • Employment matters including FMLA, FLSA, ADA
  • Drafting, reviewing, and revising employment policies and handbooks
  • Drafting and negotiating individual employment agreements including deferred compensation arrangements
  • Teacher non-renewal and termination
  • Faculty tenure disputes
  • Special education requirements, IDEA, section 504, ADA
  • Open enrollment disputes
  • Tuition matters
  • Annexation and real estate valuation matters
  • Tax abatement disputes
  • Board governance issues
  • Sunshine law requirements
  • School finance Issues
  • Policy development and compliance with legislative enactments

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