Kathleen Pontone represents clients in matters involving employment, fair housing and education law, and the defense of whistleblower claims. She practices exclusively on behalf of management and the institution in these areas. She represents several major educational institutions and companies, multi-family housing providers, nonprofit organizations, governments, and medical institutions. She practices in Education Law providing advice on student issues, Title IX, as well as faculty disputes. She has litigated class action claims and cases in which Board involvement was required. Some of these cases involved claims of so-called "educational malpractice" as well as claims about grades, sports participation and other hot button issues. Kathie serves as outside general counsel to a prominent local private school and has provided defense of various claims at all educational levels.