Linda Johnson, Cameron Shilling, and Susan Schorr to Speak at TABS Annual Conference

McLane Middleton attorneys Linda S. JohnsonCameron G. Shilling, and Susan E. Schorr will be presenting at The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS) Annual Conference on November 11-13, 2021 in Boston and shown virtually.

Linda will be presenting on “How Can Independent Schools Mind the Gap.”  As part of the presentation, the speakers will discuss what pay equity is and how to conduct a self-evaluation to evaluate whether their pay practices will meet scrutiny.  Co-speaking with Linda on this presentation is Jeffrey Olsen from Fred C. Church Insurance.

Linda is Co-Chair of McLane Middleton’s Education Law Group and focuses her practice on understanding and serving the needs of K-12 independent  schools. She serves as outside legal counsel and a consultant to many of the country’s top independent day and boarding schools. She advises her clients on all aspects of school operations including employment law, student discipline, contracts, fiduciary and tort law, leadership development, investigations, compliance audits, risk management, crisis response, and student safety.  Linda consults with schools on both prevention and response to all types of educator misconduct and student on student sexual assaults.  Linda can be reached in the firm’s Manchester and Boston offices at (603) 628-1267 or [email protected].

Cameron will be presenting on “One Step From Disaster: Business Leaders and Heads – Do You Know How Vulnerable You Are to Cyber Attack?”  This presentation will speak to both school business and IT leaders, identifying the most significant cybersecurity threats schools face, and the tangible steps to mitigate them.  Co-speaking with Cameron on this presentation is Samuel Daume of Fred C. Church Insurance and Steven Jensen from the Fay School.

Cameron is a director at McLane Middleton, and chair of the firm’s Information Privacy and Security Group.  In his 20 plus years as a lawyer, Cameron has managed, litigated and resolved numerous commercial matters involving data security, technology, business, and employment issues in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New England, and around the country.  His education and depth of legal experience, as well as his professional interests and passions, are strengths that Cameron leverages to provide the highest quality counseling and litigation services to clients.  Cameron can be reached in the firm’s Manchester and Woburn offices at (603) 628-1351 or [email protected].

Susan will be presenting on “Reframing Sexual Harassment and Misconduct Policies Before and After Title IX.”  As part of the presentation, Susan will review which practices from a brief period of Title IX compliance should remain in place.

Susan is Vice Chair of McLane Middleton’s Education Law Group.  Susan works with clients across the United States and internationally, and is particularly experienced in counseling senior leaders on parent, child and institutional relationships and conflicts, managing and conducting investigations in response to reports of sexual and other serious misconduct, and updating the policies, enrollment and employment agreements, trip and medical waivers, and other forms required to manage the daily life at boarding and day schools. Susan is a regular on the webinar and training circuit, both for individual clients and at regional and national conferences.  Susan can be reached in the firm’s Boston office at (857) 305-1960 or [email protected].

For additional information about TABS’ Annual Conference, click here.