Poyner Spruill Welcomes Education Law Practice Group

Poyner Spruill LLP is pleased to announce that Dr. Amy Clay, Grace S. Pennerat, and Rebecca M. Williams are now Title IX investigators and decision-makers.

As qualified Title IX investigators and decision-makers, they are available to conduct impartial, objective, and thorough investigations into allegations of Title IX sexual harassment or serve as independent decision-makers in these matters for public and private schools, colleges, or universities.

Together, Dr. Amy Clay, Grace S. Pennerat, and Rebecca M. Williams have 15+ years of experience providing public school units with prompt and practical advice about legal compliance issues and conducting investigations into alleged student and employee misconduct. Amy, Grace, and Rebecca have trained and advised local boards of education and school personnel on compliance with Title IX, specifically the new regulations (effective August 2020) governing Title IX sexual harassment.  They also have drafted Title IX policies and procedures for local boards of education and provided guidance to school administrators concerning the implementation of Title IX.

If you are an educational institution that is seeking an independent Title IX investigator or decision-maker please contact Dr. Amy Clay (aclay@poynerspruill.com), Grace Pennerat (gpennerat@poynerspruil.com), or Rebecca Williams (rwilliams@poynerspruill.com).

Please visit our Education Law page for more information on other ways we serve our clients.

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