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Education Law

Practice Overview

Rutan & Tucker’s Education Law Practice Group serves the firm’s many school district, community college, college and university clients by providing legal counsel in various litigation and transactional settings. Our attorneys provide sophisticated, efficient and cost-effective legal advice in a tremendously varied and diverse practice area.

Areas of Specialization

  • Special Education 
  • Personnel Matters, including Discipline, Dismissal and Layoff 
  • Labor Negotiations/Labor Contract Management 
  • Pupil Discipline 
  • Governing Board/Brown Act 
  • Litigation 
  • School Property Acquisition/Disposition 
  • Negotiations with Developers 
  • Municipal Finance 
  • School Construction 
  • Contract/Bidding 
  • Pupil Records/Subpoenas 
  • Workplace Violence 
  • ADA/FMLA/FLSA Compliance 
  • Reviewing/Developing Personnel Policies 
  • STRS/PERS 
  • Immigration Law 
  • Tax 
  • Copyright Law 
  • Employee Benefit Plans 
  • Public Records Act 
  • Employee Discrimination Complaints