Linda K. Adler

Linda K. Adler Senior Counsel

Linda Adler, Senior Counsel in LCW's San Francisco Office, represents clients in all matters pertaining to education, labor, and employment law. Well versed in the litigation process, Linda has successfully represented colleges and universities throughout California in disputes regarding employment and student matters. Prior to joining LCW, Linda represented colleges and universities before administrative agencies and in mediations, arbitrations, jury and bench trials. In addition, Linda has served as general counsel for colleges without in-house legal departments.

Linda has advised officers of institutions on business and risk management practices and policies in the areas of preventing harassment claims, student discipline and expulsion, faculty and staff discipline and termination, equal employment opportunity law compliance, and contracts. She has also prepared faculty, staff and academic policy manuals and conducted training classes for faculty, staff and administrators on sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation and disability accommodations.

A graduate of Santa Clara University School of Law, Linda was the recipient of an American Jurisprudence Award in Legal Writing and also received the Best Written American Brief Award in Moot Court Competition. Prior to law school Linda received her Bachelor of Arts in English (with a minor in anthropology) from Occidental College in Los Angeles, where she was a member of Sigma Tau Delta honor society. Linda is admitted to the California State Bar in addition to the United States District Court for the Northern and Eastern Districts.

Nov 7, 2014

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17 May 2018
Consortium Trainings

Litigious Parents

CAIS Consortium Webinar
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14 March 2018
Consortium Trainings

Navigating the Conflicts Between Parents Without Getting Caught in the Middle

Bay Area Independent Schools Atherton
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13 November 2017
Customized Trainings

Mandated Reporting

Wornick School Foster City
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23 August 2017
Customized Trainings

Harassment and Mandated Reporting

The Burkard School San Mateo
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28 June 2017
Speaking Engagements

Update on Title IX Litigation: Lessons Learned and Some Predictions

National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) Annual Conference Chicago
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