Conrad O’Brien represents and advises charter schools, public schools, early education providers, Archdiocesan schools, private schools, education management organizations, and higher education institutions. Conrad O’Brien works closely with our clients to ensure efficient, effective, and compliant school operations.
Conrad O’Brien also represents and advises technology companies on regulatory compliance issues relating to sales to educational institutions.
Conrad O’Brien advises school administrators and school boards regarding a variety of issues, including:
Conrad O’Brien advises and represents charter schools (both brick-and-mortar and cyber) from the application drafting process through startup and ongoing operations, including renewal/non-renewal, charter revocation, as well as representation before the Charter School Appeal Board.
Risk Management and E-rate Compliance
Conrad O’Brien advises education management organizations, education vendors, and consultants on a broad range of compliance and litigation risks, often in connection with pending litigation involving our clients or related parties. Areas we cover include:
Conrad O’Brien represents technology service providers and consultants in litigation and compliance work relating to the sale of products and services to K–12 educational institutions under the federal E-rate program (Schools and Libraries Universal Service Support Mechanism). Conrad O’Brien can help companies establish or enhance their compliance programs by assessing company sales and marketing practices, developing policies and procedures, training employees and third parties, and planning and overseeing internal audits and reviews.