Pattison, Sampson, Ginsberg & Griffin, PLLC.

The attorneys of Pattison, Sampson, Ginsberg & Griffin, PLLC are experienced in assessing the unique challenges facing students, parents, educators and administrators in our nation’s increasingly complex education environment.

Our attorneys have vast knowledge of the federal and local education system requirements for private schools and public schools as well as the differing requirements for each level of a child’s education including preschool, K-12, secondary/college, and post-secondary/graduate school.

Universities, Institutions and School Districts

The attorneys at Pattison, Sampson, Ginsberg & Griffin, PLLC are experienced in managing all types of education-based matters for our clients in Albany, Troy, Schenectady, Saratoga and the Capital District Region of New York.

For more than 100 years the Firm has provided legal counsel and advice to colleges, institutions and school districts throughout the Capital Region in the following practice areas:

  • Academic Affairs and Policy Issues

  • Institutional and Entity Governance

  • Student Life and Affairs

  • Title IX Investigations and Compliance

  • Risk Management/Crisis Management

  • Student Exchange/Faculty Exchange/Study Abroad

  • Construction

  • Federal, State and Municipal Compliance

  • Government Relations

  • Research Administration and Technology Transfer

  • Charitable Gifts and Bequests

  • Other Related Practice Areas

Families and Individuals

Navigating through a student disciplinary proceeding or disability accommodation, (IEP or request) can be exhausting and confusing. The polices are complex and the stakes are high, possible expulsion, suspension or denial of educational rights are at issue.

Everyone facing these challenges needs an advocate to fight for them and their rights.

The attorneys at Pattison, Sampson, Ginsberg & Griffin, PLLC have decades of experience in guiding families and individuals through university and school-based crises in the Albany, Troy, Schenectady and Saratoga the (Capital District Region). Let us help.