Senior Policy Counsel/Associate
The candidate will identify, develop, and implement legislative and policy reform strategies at the federal, state, and local levels, consistent with firm’s substantive priorities. Will conduct policy and other forms of research in firm’s programmatic areas. Monitor and respond to developing civil rights issues in proposed federal, state and local legislation or agency action. Identify, secure and prepare for opportunities for firm to in... read more
Duties: Under the supervision of the Director of the Office of Special Investigations, with latitude for independent action, performs reviews of investigative reports related to highly confidential and sensitive investigations concerning the corruption, misconduct, or other illegal, unethical, or improper activities of agency officials or employees, and the development and implementation of plans and programs for the control, tracking and prevention of such co...
Special Education Unit Attorney Intern, CSE
The candidate will Perform legal research assigned by Team Leaders, including review of legal cases, opinions, decisions, and abstract salient points and references. Will assist in preparing legal arguments and documents, such as memoranda, motions, pleadings, briefs, subpoenas, etc. Review transcripts and exhibits from administrative proceedings to assist Agency Attorneys. May attend impartial hearings alongside Agency Attorneys...
The candidate should have J.D. from a Tier 1 law school. Must have 5 years of professional experience as an attorney, legal writer, or professor. Excellent presentation skills are required. Should preferably have 5 years of experience in legal education. Should preferably have 2 years of experience presenting MCLE, professional development, or law school courses. Graduation at the top of class is desired. Should preferably have Moot court or trial team expe...
CSE - Special Education Unit Attorney (Level 2)
The candidate will under the supervision of the Director of the Special Education Unit of the Office of Legal Services, with wide latitude for independent judgment and decision-making, performs legal work related to IDEA claims filed by parents or the DOE regarding services provided to students suspected of having, or classified with, a disability. Performs related work. Will work closely with the Special Education staff, inc...
CSE - Special Education Unit Attorney (Level 4)
Responsibilities: Prepares for and/or tries complex cases involving significant precedents, novel and complicated determinations of law and fact, or having significant legal, policy or financial implications for the Department of Education. Determines the advisability of presenting witnesses, as well as the admissibility of types of evidence and matters of legal strategy. Provides training for the field staff and the Committe...
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Boutique firm in New York City is seeking a special education attorney with 5+ years of experience litigating special education cases in state and federal courts. Must be admitted in NY and preferably to SDNY and EDNY.
Special Education Unit - Appeals Attorney (Level 3)
The candidate engages in difficult and complex legal work and supervisory review of work products which have significant financial, procedural, or policy consequences. Performs related work. Reports to the Special Education Appeals Unit Managing Attorney. Direct Reports to SEU Attorneys and Special Education Community Associates. Works closely with the Special Education staff, including the Special Education Office, Commi...
The candidate will be responsible to perform multi-state legal research as required in, among other areas, education law, special education, state budgets, employment, labor, and not-for-profit governance multi-state. Become an expert on compliance and the charter law in particular states. Assist the General Counsel with document requests, including discovery, subpoena and law-enforcement requests. In collaboration with the legal team, provide legal assista...
Special Education Unit Attorney
Responsibilities: Investigate and respond to ten day notices and/or due process complaints tasks include reviewing internal DOE documents, interviewing staff, and conducting legal research. Perform legal research assigned by Team Leaders and make recommendations. Confer with special education specialists, technical experts, and other attorneys, including parents’ counsel. Make recommendations for case direction, including litigation, settl...