Advised a number of youth-serving organizations, including private schools, in developing youth protection policies, instituting procedures for disciplinary panels that conform to state and federal laws, and challenging state licensing agencies.
She has represented organizations across the country in defending personal injury cases, including child sexual abuse. She served as a federal prosecutor, handling crimes against children, and has deep experience in constitutional litigation.
She has worked with parents on the requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, including Individual Education Plans. She also has advised numerous and varying youth-serving organizations about accommodating the needs of children under both the ADA and Section 504.
She has advised private schools about best practices for disciplinary hearings, including the limits of “zero tolerance” and the principles involved in balancing federal requirements for Title IX against constitutional requirements of providing due process and protecting free speech.