David S. Shaw


Mr. Shaw is a founding partner in the law firm Shaw, Perelson, May & Lambert, LLP, and educated at Cornell University, B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations and Albany Law School of Union University, J.D. Mr. Shaw is a Past President of the New York State Association of… Read more. 

Margo L. May


Vassar College, A.B.; Albany Law School of Union University, J.D. She served as a Senior Associate Counsel and Program Coordinator to the Speaker of the New York State Assembly for more than 11 years, in the areas of…Read more. 

Michael K. Lambert


State University of New York at Plattsburgh, B.A.; Western New England Law School, J.D. Pace University, L.L.M. in Environmental Law; After serving as trial counsel, defense counsel and as counsel for the Department of the Navy before…Read more. 

Beth L. Harris


Cornell University, B.S. and Fordham University School of Law, J.D. Ms. Harris is currently serving as President of the New York State Association of School Attorneys and has more than 20 years of experience in all aspects of public school district legal representation. Read more. 

Steven M. Latino


State University of New York at New Paltz, B.A.; New England School of Law, J.D. Mr. Latino has over 20 years of experience representing public and private sector employers in labor and employment matters and is a past President and current Advisory Board Member of … Read more. 

Julie M. Shaw


Cornell University, B.S.; Brooklyn Law School, J.D. Prior to joining the law firm, Ms. Shaw worked for the Mayor’s Office of Labor Relations of the City of New York.  She currently serves as Chief Negotiations Spokesperson in numerous collective negotiations for school districts and… Read more. 

Marc E. Sharff


Clark University, B.A.; Pace University M.A. in Educational Administration & Supervision; Permanent New York State certification as School Administrator and Supervisor; Pace University School of Law, J.D. Mr. Sharff represents school districts in all phases of … Read more. 


Garrett L. Silveira

Senior Associate

Skidmore College, B.A., Case Western Reserve University Law School, J.D. Mr. Silveira has more than 30 years of experience in providing general counsel services to school districts, including, but not limited to … Read more. 

Elizabeth A. Ledkovsky

Senior Associate

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 … Read more. 

Zachary A. A. Taylor


Bates College, B.S.; Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, J.D.; Mr. Taylor advises and represents school districts in student discipline hearings, contract analysis and review, tax certioraris and other general counsel services. His experience and interest in education law is a result of … Read more. 

Of Counsel

Mark C. Rushfield

Of Counsel

State University of New York at Stony Brook, B.A.; New York University School of Law, J.D. Mr. Rushfield has been actively engaged in the practice of law in both the private and public sectors for over 40 years. Read more. 

John E. Osborn

Of Counsel

Our firm maintains an Of Counsel relationship with Osborn, P.C., one of the top construction law firms in New York City, allowing us to offer expert counsel in the areas of construction law, environmental law and commercial litigation at our hourly rates.Read more.