Practice Overview Original

Audit Resolution

Brustein & Mansevit, PLLC works with state and local clients in resolving federal audit findings.  The firm maintains strong working relationships with the Office of Inspector General (OIG) as well as other federal officials at Risk Management Services and Office of General Counsel. [intlink id=”727″ type=”page”]More on Audit Resolution[/intlink].

Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)/No Child Left Behind (NCLB)/Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) 

Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC provides opinions and legal advice to help state and local educational agencies (SEAs and LEAs), charter schools, and private industry comply with the requirements of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), including new requirements imposed by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and subsequent regulation.  Firm attorneys are actively engaged in the process of interpreting the language of the new law and assisting States, districts, and others in making the transiton from NCLB.  The firm also represents SEAs and LEAs in audit appeals and other actions involving the U.S. Department of Education. [intlink id=”79″ type=”page”]More on ESSA[/intlink].

Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA or IDEA)

Our attorneys advise clients nationwide on such issues as assessment and other testing issues, defense of due-process proceedings, and student evaluation, placement and delivery of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs). [intlink id=”81″ type=”page”]More on IDEIA or IDEA[/intlink].

Workforce Education
Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC advises state and local governments, community and technical colleges, workforce boards, and one-stop centers nationwide on The Carl Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, the Workforce Investment Act, and the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act. In addition to advising clients on implementation issues, the firm advises on such issues as memoranda of understanding (MOU) among one-stop partners, development of local plans for submission to state agencies, and state plans for submission to the Department or Labor. [intlink id=”83″ type=”page”]More on workforce education[/intlink]

Higher Education Act

Our attorneys help public and private colleges and universities and State educational agencies nationwide comply with the statutes, regulations and programs of the Higher Education Act. [intlink id=”85″ type=”page”]More on the Higher Education Act[/intlink]

Grants Management

We have extensive experience with federal grants management requirements and compliance, regularly advising clients nationwide on matters such as how federal dollars can be used and how to account for those dollars. [intlink id=”87″ type=”page”]More on grants management[/intlink]

Federal Education Legislative Services

The legislative services practice of Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC in Washington, D.C. provides timely updates on Congressional actions affecting all education, labor, and workforce development laws, as well as Federal grants management policies. [intlink id=”90″ type=”page”]More on Legislative services[/intlink]