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“Our practice is highly regarded and our team is recognized for their passion and excellence in representing the interests of our clients. We are committed to delivering exceptional, collaborative services and being the firm of choice for parents with special needs children. – Diane Cahill, Director of Education Law, GerstmanSchwartz,LLP.
Under the direct leadership and supervision of nationally recognized attorney and child advocate, Brad Gerstman, GerstmanSchwartz’s team of highly qualified attorneys, paralegals, assistants, and special education advocates work together to provide our clients with sensitive and timely counsel, as well as diligent representation in all areas of their child’s educational needs. They assist parents in all aspects of the evaluation and classification process for their child; the development of a meaningful Individualized Education Plan (IEP); recommendations on a public or private special education school placement, and assist in obtaining funding reimbursement of parental placements; Mediation; Due Process; and, when necessary, litigation in the State and/or Federal Courts.
“As a longtime advocate for children with special needs, I am so proud that our teams efforts continue to assist so many families gain access to appropriate and meaningful programs and services that truly help their children to be more independent.” – Brad Gerstman, Partner, GerstmanSchwartz, LLP.
Gerstman, Schwartz has extensive experience representing children in all of New York, especially in the five boroughs of New York City and the Long Island Region of Nassau and Suffolk Counties. We have established working relationships with the NYCDOE, NYSED and School Districts throughout these locales, as well as with private special education schools, evaluators and therapists. The goal of Gerstman Schwartz is to help parents secure the best possible education for their child, through excellent representation and a proactive approach to problem solving.
Read more at our Education Law page..