Reminger’s Education Law Liability Practice Group attorneys represent a wide array of educational clients and institutions, including boards of education, faculty, school districts, private schools, career/technical schools, information technology centers, colleges and universities. From compliance to litigation, our strength in this arena is underscored by our sixty-years of experience in all areas of civil litigation. Our goal is to provide high-quality legal services to assist our educational and non-profit clients resolve their legal entanglements.
Experienced in employment law issues, we handle claims in both state and federal courts alleging discrimination including age, race, gender, religion, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Title VII. We defend educators against civil rights violations claims, search and seizure, excessive force, and 42 U.S. Code, Section 1983 actions – both in their professional and individual capacities. Our attorneys assist in navigating complex disputes arising under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act as well as other Ohio and federal laws.
We handle all manner of claims from negligence, premises liability and facilities construction to Constitutional claims including due process, search and seizure and First Amendment actions.
We also offer support in real estate transactions including acquisition, leasing, land use, development laws and financing of property as well as consulting in intellectual property and cyber risk.
The Education Law Practice Group is focused on the unique set of challenges facing educators. Our depth of resources is underscored by the varied practice areas in which our attorneys frequently practice.
Successfully defended college against claims that its Board of Trustees mismanaged endowment funds.
Obtained summary judgment in a wrongful discharge and retaliation claim based on age and race brought by a school administrator.
Litigated claims against teacher and school board alleging violations of 42 U.S. Code, Section 1983 in school discipline dispute.
Defended school board against alleged violations of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
Worked with charter school to develop employee manuals.
Obtained favorable pre-suit resolution of divisive sexual assault claim against school counselor.
Successfully defended a school district in federal court on significant claims of copyright and trademark infringement. One of Ohio’s landmark cases on the right of schools under the fair use doctrine.
"Holly Wilson has given us outstanding service in the delicate and often politicized school boards and school districts."
-Brian, Claim Counsel
- Sep 6, 2022, Trial Court Decision ReversedOhio Supreme Court
Successfully appealed trial court's decision regarding a tax revenue sharing agreement between two school districts.
- Sep 2, 2020, Summary Judgment GrantedWashington
Summary judgment granted in favor of school district, administrators, and teachers on negligence claims involving an individualized education plan, supervision, and staffing levels
- Press Release, Nov 12, 2018
- Sep 5, 2023
- Watershed Sixth Circuit Opinion Eliminates Certification Process from FLSA Actions in Favor of a Strong Likelihood StandardMay 30, 2023
- Apr 11, 2023
- Jan 5, 2023
- Nov 21, 2022
- Ohio Stiffens Its Anti-Hazing Law Creating Harsher Civil And Criminal Penalties For Hazing, A Mandatory Hazing Curriculum For College Students, And Online Reporting Of Hazing ViolationsSep 2, 2021
- Dec 22, 2020
- Ohio’s 11th District Court of Appeals Clarifies the Requirements to Lawfully Terminating a Teacher’s ContractApr 1, 2020
- The Sixth Circuit Requires Further Student-on-Student Harassment in Order to Hold a School Liable Under Title IXMar 16, 2020
- Aug 15, 2019
- Not All Teacher Contracts Are Equal: Municipal School Districts’ Boards of Education Granted More Autonomy Than Their Non-Municipal CounterpartsJun 26, 2019
- Ohio Appellate Court Affirms Dismissal of Claims Against School District and Its Employees for School ShootingJun 19, 2019
- Aug 27, 2018
- Aug 13, 2018