Brian Garrett will be presenting at the Enrollment Management Association’s Anti-Bias Workshop for Admission Committees and File Readers on January 24, 2023.
Brian will be discussing, “Legal Tips and Traps for Admissions Committees,” which will explore how independent schools should handle common admissions processes from a legal perspective. He will focus on issues relating to potential discrimination claims and provide practical tips for the types of admissions questions that can be asked (or avoided), communicating with families and peer institutions, and documenting admissions reviews.
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Brian is the Chair of McLane Middleton’s Education Law Practice Group and focuses his practice on understanding and serving the needs of independent day and boarding schools, colleges and universities, and early child care programs. Brian partners with many of the country’s leading independent schools to provide comprehensive advice on all aspects of school operations, including student and parent issues, employment matters, school governance and leadership, and general risk management. He works closely with board chairs, heads of schools, financial officers, and other senior leadership members in tackling complex matters affecting school communities. He can be reached at the firm’s Portsmouth office at (603) 334-6934 or firstname.lastname@example.org