Elizabeth A. Ledkovsky
Cornell University, B.S.; Ithaca College, M.S.; Fordham University School of Law, J.D. Ms. Ledkovsky often assists school districts with investigations of harassment claims and compliance with human rights statutes such as Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and DASA – the NYS Dignity for All Students Act. She frequently appears in local and state courts on matters ranging from small claims to multi-million-dollar tax certiorari proceedings. Her experience also includes representing clients in federal and state court for employment and civil rights actions, contract law, and at special proceedings brought pursuant to Articles 75 and 78 of the New York Civil Practice Law and Rules. She serves as counsel in contract grievance arbitrations, at disciplinary hearings pursuant to New York Civil Service Law and the Education Law, at appeals brought before the New York State Commissioner of Education, at administrative law hearings in matters brought under the Taylor Law before the New York Public Employment Relations Board and before the New York Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board. She has also represented clients in mediation, including sessions under the aegis of the Federal Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, as well as those mandated by United States District Courts in the Northern and Southern Districts of New York. In addition to her admission to those bars and that of the Eastern District of New York, Ms. Ledkovsky is admitted to practice in the States of Illinois and New York. She is a member of the American Bar Association and New York State Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Sections, an alumna of the New York State Bar Association’s Trial Academy, and a member of the Westchester Chapter of the New York State Women’s Bar Association.