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JD, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Washington, DC

BA, New York University

Hancock v. Plumas County (2012) – Obtained summary judgment in Plumas County Superior Court in favor of County and three individual supervisors who the employee had claimed harassed and discriminated against her based on her disabilities, age, and gender. The employee also claimed that her layoff was discriminatory.

Washington v. Contra Costa County Housing Authority et al. (2013) – After LCW obtained summary judgment in Contra Costa County Superior Court in favor of the Housing Authority and an individual defendant, defeating a sexual harassment claim brought by a male maintenance worker against a female manager, the employee appealed. The First Appellate District affirmed the judgment on behalf of both defendants and awarded the Housing Authority and the individual defendants their costs on appeal.

California District Court Rules on Tax Exempt Status and Title IX: What California Private and Independent Schools Need to Know
LCW Special Bulletin

On July 25, 2022, the United States District Court for the Central District of California ruled on an issue that stands at the intersection of tax law and Title IX.  In E.H. v. Valley Christian Academy (2022) Case No. 2:21-cv-07574-MEMF, a female student, identified only as E.H., played wide...

How Committed Are You Really to DEI? Others’ Missteps Yield Valuable Key Learnings

Partner Grace Chan was interviewed in the HR Daily Advisor article “How Committed Are You Really to DEI? Others’ Missteps Yield Valuable Key Learnings.”  In the interview, Grace discusses potential mistakes employers can make while implementing DEI initiatives.
“Unintentional or...

Anxious Parents in a Litigious Age
National Business Officers Association (NBOA)’s Net Assets Magazine

Managing relationships between schools and parents is becoming more, not less, difficult.  Parent anxiety generally reflects concerns about their children: social interactions, academic achievement (at increasingly younger ages), and eventually college enrollment.  The result can be parents...

May 17, 2023
Roundtable with Grace Chan and Stacy Velloff
Webinar | Bay Area Directors of Admission (BADA) 2023 Symposium
November 09, 2023
Navigating Leave Issues
Webinar | LCW/Cal-ISBOA Legal Symposium Update
February 26, 2024
Supporting Employee Mental Health in the School Environment
Atlanta | National Business Officers Association (NBOA) Annual Conference

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