Costello, Cooney & Fearon provides general or special legal representation to school districts and other educational organizations located in and around the Central and Upstate New York area. In addition to representing school districts in day-to-day education and school law issues, our clients benefit from our firm’s experience and expertise in labor and employment law, special education, municipal financing, environmental law, tax certiorari proceedings, appeals to the Commissioner of Education, construction matters and complex litigation.
In addition, our firm regularly represents school districts in all types of litigation, including personal injury, discrimination, sexual harassment, defamation, and constitutional cases, including First Amendment issues. We have successfully litigated on behalf of school district clients in state and federal courts throughout New York at both the trial and appellate levels.
Our attorneys actively participate in advocacy associations focused on the representation of school districts, including the Management Advocates for School Labor Affairs (MASLA) and New York State Association of School Attorneys (NYSASA).