Andrew Freedman, Esq. Adjunct Professor

Andrew Freedman, Esq.

Andrew J. Freedman graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1992 and received his law degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law in 1996. He concentrates his practice in the area of Education Law, representing clients before the Courts of New York State, the Commissioner of Education, serving as a Hearing Officer and/or representing clients in §3214 Student Discipline matters, and representing schools in all phases of Special Education litigation.  He represents and advises Boards of Education on their powers and duties under New York State Education Law, and conducts policy reviews and practical policy implementation as well.  In addition to his active school law practice, Freedman has been adjunct faculty at Canisius College since 2001.

Freedman is a member of the Erie County Bar Association and the past Chairman of the Erie County Bar Association School and Municipal Law Committee. He is also a member of the New York State Bar Association and the New York State School Attorneys Association. He is a frequent speaker on legal issues impacting school districts. He is admitted to practice before the New York State Courts and the United States District Court for the Western District of New York.