|Laura A. Ferrugiari||PARTNER|
LAURA A. FERRUGIARI
received her Juris Doctor Degree from Hofstra University School of Law in 1994 and her B.A. from Colgate University in 1989, where she studied Political Science and Russian Language. She was Notes and Comments Editor of the Hofstra Labor Law Journal, assisting in the creation and development of topics for future inclusion into the Journal. She is admitted to practice in the State Courts of New York, Federal Court in the Eastern District of New York as well as the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.
She began working at our firm in November 1993, and became associated in practice with the firm in February 1995. Laura became a partner in the firm in January 2005. Laura handles a large number of special education matters, including impartial hearings, attendance at CSE meetings, student discipline and manifestation determination hearings and appeals to the State Review Officer and federal court. Laura has successfully handled numerous employee discipline cases, employment discrimination cases before the State Division of Human Rights and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, federal civil rights and special education trials in Federal District Court and has successfully defended numerous appeals to the Commissioner of Education, the State Review Officer, the Appellate Division, Second Department, and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.
Laura served as the co-chairperson of the Education Law Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association for the 2008-09 and 2009-10 school years.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
10:00AM to 12:30PM
At the offices of Frazer & Feldman, LLP
Please contact our Office Manager, Chris Slattery 516-742-7777, if you plan to attend.
Our attorneys made presentations on the following topics:
"Dignity for All Students Act (DASA): Rights, Responsibilities, and Ramifications"
"Annual Special Education Update"
"Fiscal Management in Challenging Times: Procuring and Developing Alternate Revenue Resources, Shared/Consolidated Services, Etc."
"Living with the Tax Levy Limit - Tax Cap Part II"
Please contact us for presentation outlines or further information on the above.