Garrett L. Silveira


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, matters regarding special education law, disabilities law, student discipline, student residency, student exemption from immunization and privacy of student records. He has represented school districts in numerous impartial hearings, appeals to the Office of State Review and appeals to the Commissioner of Education and Office of Civil Rights complaints.

He has appeared as a guest lecturer in his areas of expertise in the graduate programs instructed by other members of the firm, and is frequently requested to give presentations to administrators, teachers and support staff on the implementation of new legislation and other legal matters.

He is a member of the New York State Bar Association. Mr. Silveira is admitted to the practice of law in New York State courts and the Federal District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts.