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Harris Beach PLLC

Posted Friday, November 17, 2017 - 09:24 AM

Harris Beach warmly welcomes Dr. Bruce Fraser as ECASB Executive Director. We wish you much success, Bruce.

A Strong Record of Experience

Harris Beach has served as school district legal/general counsel since launching its education practice in the early 1970’s. Our Educational Institutions Industry Team consists of over 35 attorneys, 14 of whom work primarily with public, charter and private school clients throughout New York state on an everyday basis, providing practical advice regarding their operations, employees and students.  Our attorneys assist with:

  • Board Meeting Issues/FOIL/OML
  • Communications and Media Relations
  • Constitutional Issues
  • Discharge/Discipline of Employees
  • District Meetings/Budgets
  • Employment and Discrimination Laws
  • Endowments
  • Environmental Matters – SEQRA and Litigation
  • Finance/Bond
  • Intellectual Property
  • Negotiations and Collective Bargaining Agreements
  • Preventative Policies/Personnel Training
  • School Construction and Renovation Issues
  • Special Education
  • Strategic Alliances
  • Student Issues
  • Teacher Certification and Tenure Issues

Forward Thinking Insights

We regularly present seminars to clients on matters related to special education, labor issues, student rights and discipline, employee conduct and environmental matters. We also present to school district organizations like the NYSSBA annual conference. Harris Beach hosts, dedicated to providing insights on issues facing New York municipalities and agencies, including public school districts. Visit for the latest legal alerts, insights, and speaking engagements.

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