McLane Middleton attorneys Linda Johnson and David Wolowitz will be panelists on a Fred C. Church Risk Management webinar called, “Confronting Your School’s Past: Rumors and Allegations of Decades Old Educator Sexual Misconduct” on March 3, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET.
During the webinar, the panelists will discuss: considerations in taking a proactive approach even when no specific allegations have been made; what steps a school should take to respond to rumors and allegations that arise, including reaching out to victims; and how to conduct investigations.
The webinar is geared towards: Heads of Schools, Business Managers, CFOs, Deans of Students, Deans of Faculty, and Trustees.
Linda is co-chair of the firm’s Education Law Group and focuses her practice on understanding and serving the needs of independent and boarding schools. She serves as outside legal counsel to many of the country’s top independent and boarding schools. She works closely with heads of schools, deans, financial officers, trustees, and others; advising on all aspects of school operations. Linda can be reached in the firm’s Manchester office at (603) 628-1267 or [email protected].
David is co-chair of the firm’s Education Law Group where he advises independent schools and colleges on all aspects of risk avoidance and crisis management. He is able to offer clients advice based on his years of substantial and varied experience in key legal areas that impact schools, including employment, mental health, contract, criminal, fiduciary, and tort law. He is a pioneer in applying behavioral risk management concepts to promote healthy school cultures. He can be reached in the firm’s Portsmouth office at (603) 334-6923 or [email protected].
Both Linda and David are nationally recognized as leading authorities on student and campus safety, student sexual assault, educator sexual misconduct, crisis response and risk management for independent and boarding schools.
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