SHAW, PERELSON, MAY & LAMBERT, LLP

Shaw, Perelson, May & Lambert, L.L.P. is a pre-eminent law firm representing New York public school districts, municipalities in labor relations matters, and public libraries, with offices in Dutchess and Westchester Counties. Our lawyers have more than forty years of experience representing clients in the full spectrum of school law and labor relations law issues. We provide representation, in state and federal courts, and, before administrative agencies, in matters of labor arbitration, discrimination-related investigations, and the myriad of due process proceedings regarding staff and students. The firm is committed to highly competent and cost-effective representation in its approach to resolving all clients’ legal matters expeditiously and as favorably as possible.

All of the attorneys in the law firm are knowledgeable and conversant in the laws affecting public school districts and labor and employment laws affecting municipalities. We are a sustaining legal partner with the New York State School Boards Association. Partners in the firm have a long history of leadership in the New York Association of School Attorneys. We collaborate with the New York State Education Department and the New York State School Boards Association to effectuate modifications to existing legislation and regulations impacting school districts.

Several of our partners have served and continue to serve as adjunct professors in the graduate schools of education at SUNY New Paltz, Bank Street College of Education, Long Island University School of Education, Manhattanville College and Pace University School of Education, in the areas of School Law, Labor Relation and Negotiations and School Finance Law.

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General Education Law

Labor Relations Law

Labor Relations

Special Education Law

Special Education/
Pupil Personnel Services

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Litigation

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Tax Certioraris

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Construction Law

OUR ATTORNEYS

David S. Shaw

Partner


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Margo L. May

Partner


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Michael K. Lambert

Partner


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Beth L. Sims

Partner


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Steve M. Latino

Partner


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Julie M. Shaw

Partner


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Marc E. Sharff

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Mark C. Rushfield

Of Counsel


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