March 26, 2019

Rockland County Declares State of Emergency – Measles Outbreak

Earlier today, Edwin J. Day, County Executive, declared a State of Emergency for Rockland County pertaining to students who must be excluded from public places, including […]
March 25, 2019

We’re Hiring!

SPML has openings for admitted attorneys who are recent graduates with one (1) to three (3) years of relevant experience. Diverse practice areas include negotiations, employee […]
March 25, 2019

SPML Sponsors Arlington Education Foundation’s 3rd Annual 5K Run/Walk & Kids Runs

SPML is proud to announce that we are sponsoring Arlington Education Foundation’s 3rd Annual 5K Run/Walk & Kids Runs on April 27, 2019.  Register today to […]
February 6, 2019

Health Insurance Issues: Westchester & Putnam Counties

David Shaw presents to the Negotiations Clearinghouse for Putnam, Westchester and Rockland Counties. While health insurance costs have abated to some extent recently, this issue remains […]
February 4, 2019

Seeing eye dog? Welcome to school! But no emotional support kangaroos, please

Written by: Beth L. Sims, Esq. News reports have described a passenger bringing a “comfort peacock” on a United Airlines flight in January 2018 and an […]
January 3, 2019

Negotiations Update: Dutchess County School Districts

David Shaw gives a negotiations update to Dutchess County School Boards Association. As school districts prepare for negotiations during the 2018-19 School Year the economic factors […]
January 1, 2019

Beth Sims Takes Office as President of New York State Association of School Attorneys

President’s Message My name is Beth Sims, and I am privileged to serve as NYSASA’s President for 2019. For more than fifty years, NYSASA has served […]
October 25, 2018

Special Education Disputes: Litigate or Settle: That is the Question?

Beth Sims, along with Laura Granelli of Jspan Schlesinger present at this year’s 22nd Annual Pre-Convention School Law Seminar: “Special Education Disputes:  Litigate or Settle: That […]
October 1, 2018

David Shaw Presents at NYSSBA’s 99th Annual Convention and Education Expo

Our very own, David Shaw and Norma Meacham, of Whiteman, Osterman & Hanna LLP, will present “Collective Bargaining – Same Old Or Something New?” at the […]