Join us and two experts from Schwartz Hannum PC as they examine the steps schools should take to prepare for a positive case and best practices for responding to such news.
Schools have spent the better part of the past year planning and preparing to reopen campus safely – and schools must also plan and prepare for what may be inevitable: a positive case of COVID-19 in the community.
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Matthew D. Batastini is Managing Partner at Schwartz Hannum PC and a member of the Firm’s education and employment groups. A strategic partner to educational institutions looking to promote a positive learning environment and resolve workplace issues, Matthew assists school clients with crafting and implementing policies and practices applicable to students, employees and the larger school community.
Matthew also counsels school clients on investigations and responding to workplace issues, and defends school clients before state and federal government agencies and courts with respect to claims brought by their employees. Matthew holds a B.A. in Economics from Middlebury College and earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from Seton Hall University School of Law.
Brian B. Garrett is a Partner and a member of Schwartz Hannum PC’s education and employment groups. He focuses his practice on understanding and serving the needs of independent and boarding schools, colleges and universities, and early child care programs.
Brian partners with many of the country’s leading independent and boarding schools to provide comprehensive advice on all aspects of school operations, including establishing new schools, student and parent issues, employment matters, school governance and leadership, and general risk management. He works closely with board chairs, heads of schools, financial officers, and other senior leadership members in tackling complex matters affecting school communities. Brian received his B.A. from Boston College, his M.A. in Higher Education from Boston College, and his J.D., cum laude, from Fordham Law School.