Peter G. Albert  

Peter G. Albert received his Juris Doctor Degree from Hofstra University School of Law in 1984 and his B.A. (magna cum laude) from Boston College in 1981. He is admitted to practice law in the State Courts of New York, the Federal Second Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Federal District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. Following graduation from law school, he served as a staff attorney in the Office of General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board in Washington, DC, where he reviewed appeals of unfair labor practice cases. From 1989 through 2009, he maintained a private law practice and was engaged in all aspects of labor and employment law, and education law. His focus was the representation of management, in both private and public sectors, with an emphasis on the representation of public school districts. During this time, Peter handled the entire range of labor matters including collective bargaining, mediation and fact-finding, grievances and arbitrations, improper practice charges, managerial/confidential petitions, and representation matters before the New York State Public Employment Relations Board. He also defended school districts in employment related matters before the New York State Division of Human Rights, the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the New York State Department of Labor, and both federal and New York State courts. He has counseled school districts on matters involving employee discipline, wage and hour law compliance, personnel policies and practices, and election matters. In addition, he successfully handled appeals to the New York State Commissioner of Education, special education hearings and appeals before impartial hearing officers and the New York State Review Officer, and matters pertaining to student discipline, residency, and transportation. He is also certified by NYSED as an Impartial Hearing Officer. Since 2010, he worked for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority ensuring compliance with federal and state accident reporting requirements.


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Events Calendar

    Friday, October 19, 2018

    Jack Feldman will conduct a full-day seminar on "Developing a Bulletproof IEP." The program will cover IDEA and its regulations, as well as the New York State Regulations. It is important for those working in special education to keep up to date with procedures for conducting a CSE meeting and developing a defensible, bulletproof IEP. This seminar aims to provide a comprehensive, one-day approach to the impact of IDEA on New York Special Education Law, for those working within the education system. Administrators, board members, regular and special educators, related service providers, counselors, psychologists, and social workers will find this seminar invaluable and are encouraged to attend. The seminar is sponsored by PESI. The seminar will also cover discipline for students with disabilities, including a discussion about the standards to be applied in manifestation determinations and when and why FBAs should be conducted and BIPs developed and reviewed. The seminar will also cover initial referrals, evaluations, medical diagnoses, classification and more. For additional information visit

  • June 15, 2018

    Jacob S. Feldman, Esq., and Timothy M. Mahoney, Esq., presented “Applying Special Education Law to Everyday Issues” on June 15, 2018, the second day of a two-day event, for the National Business Institute. Mr. Feldman presented on preparing for and testifying at due process hearings. Mr. Mahoney presented on prior written notices, behavioral issues, and student discipline. The workshop was held at the Four Points by Sheraton Plainview, 333 South Service Road, Plainview, NY 11803. For further information please visit

  • Christie Jacobson, Esq., to Present at Annual Law Conference

    June 1, 2018

    Christie Jacobson, Esq., presented at the New York State Association of School Attorneys 18th Annual School Attorney Law Conference, held on June 1-3, 2018. Ms. Jacobson presented on the topic of “Student Enrollment: Practical and Legal Challenges Involved in Verifying Resident Students.” The audience for this presentation were school attorneys from throughout the State of New York.

  • Christie Jacobson, Esq., to Present on Free Speech Rights

    March 27, 2018

    Christie Jacobson, Esq., recently presented “The Contours of Student Free Speech Rights” on March 27, 2018 at the New York State School Boards Association’s 2018 Policy Workshop. The workshop was held at the Holiday Inn Plainview, 215 Sunnyside Boulevard, Plainview, NY 11803. For further information please visit

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    Friday, January 19, 2018

    • Special Education Presentation
    Jacob S. Feldman, Esq.

  • LIASEA Conference

    Thursday, January 11, 2018

    The Impact on IEP Development of the Supreme Court Decision in Endrew F. and the Second Circuit Decision in T.K.
    Jacob S. Feldman, Esq. For more information visit

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