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Laura G. Anthony

Laura Anthony is a partner with Bricker & Eckler and chairs the Education group. Her education practice emphasizes issues involving special education, student discipline, pupil personnel and employment law. She advises boards of education, county boards of developmental disabilities, and other public entities on issues arising under various state and federal laws and regulations, including the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, and the Family and Medical Leave Act. In addition, she defends school districts and other public entities against employment discrimination claims and other administrative and judicial actions. Her special education practice includes counseling school districts on special education issues, training staff, attending IEP meetings and mediation sessions, representing school districts in due process hearings and related...

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Professional & Community Activities

  • Executive Committee, Ohio School Boards Association Council of School Board Attorneys
  • Member, Education Law Association
  • Member, National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys

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Bar Admissions & Activities

  • Member, Ohio State Bar Foundation; Foundation Fellow 2001; Membership Marketing Committee

Awards & Recognition

  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America (Education Law) 2013, 2015
  • Recipient, The Ohio State University's Josephine Sitterle Failer Award for Volunteer Service to Students, 2010
  • Ohio Lawyers Weekly Up & Coming Lawyer of 2004

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Education

  • The Ohio State University (B.A., summa cum laude 1992; J.D. 1995); Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution