Linda Johnson, Susan Schorr, and Brian Garrett to Speak on Enrollment Contracts

McLane Middleton attorneys Linda S. Johnson, Susan E. Schorr, and Brian B. Garrett will be presenting at the Association of Independent School Admission Professionals “Enrollment Contracts in a Post-COVID World” webinar on December 14, 2021 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. ET.

This interactive session will guide independent school leaders on the most recent trends in updating your enrollment contract for the next academic year. Topics will include the following:

  • Fallout from COVID-19 in incorporating provisions relating to educational outcomes, vaccinations, e-learning, and forced school closings
  • Nuts and bolts of appropriately implementing electronic agreements and signatures
  • Legal and practical considerations involved in converting to a perpetual enrollment contract

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.  She can be reached at (603) 628-1267 or

Susan is Vice Chair of McLane Middleton’s Education Law Group.  She focuses her practice on education and employment, helping clients with general risk management, real-time problem solving, and crisis management. Grounded in thorough legal analysis, she offers practical advice and responsiveness. With a background as a social worker, public administrator, and a trustee of non-profit organizations herself, Susan approaches client challenges with an ability to integrate a variety of problem-solving frameworks, helping clients to arrive at practical solutions.  She can be reached at (857) 305-1960 or

Brian is a member of McLane Middleton’s Education Law Group and has extensive experience in a broad range of education, employment, and complex commercial litigation matters throughout the country, including in state and federal courts, in alternative resolution processes, and before various administrative agencies.  Brian 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 establishing new schools, 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 (603) 334-6394 or

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