Cleveland co-partner-in-charge Adrian D. Thompson participated in a panel of three education law attorneys moderated by Phillip Greer, CEO of Best Lawyers. The panel presentation is titled “Best Lawyers Discusses COVID-19 & Education.” The attorneys shared insights on how COVID-19 has changed public, private, and higher education throughout the country, and covered the new legal problems regarding education that accompany the pandemic.
To watch the Zoom recording of the half hour discussion, visit here.
Thompson was named the Best Lawyers 2020 Education Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Cleveland. The other two panelists were also recognized by Best Lawyers as Education Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Nebraska and Texas. During the Zoom discussion, Thompson stressed that COVID-19 has changed how students receive instruction and how educators give it.
Thompson represents school districts in contract negotiations, grievance arbitration, litigation, education of the disabled, and employment discrimination matters. He also provides counsel for private sector clients on issues including equal employment opportunity litigation, wage-hour problems, employment of the disabled, federal housing, and other labor matters.