Title IX and College Discipline
EDUCATIONGeorgetown University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2007
American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., 2010
- New York
- United States District Court, Southern District of New York
- United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
Warshaw Burstein Prevails Over Columbia University in High-Profile Title IX Action01/11/2021
Kimberly C. Lau, partner and head of the firm’s Title IX/College Discipline practice with the assistance of counsel, James Figliozzi, won a Motion to Dismiss and recently achieved a successful settlement for her client in a high-profile Title IX case with Columbia University.
Title IX Insider10/27/2020
Title IX and College Disciplinary Matters Practice Lawyers to Present New York State Bar Association Webinar on the Department Of Education’s New Title IX Regulations9/29/20 | New York State Bar Association
On September 29, at noon ET, Kimberly C. Lau, James Figliozzi, and Branden Lynn of the firm’s Title IX and College Disciplinary Matters practice, will present a New York State Bar Association webinar titled, “A New Era For Title IX: An Overview Of The Department Of Education’s New Regulations.”
Warshaw Burstein Title IX/College Discipline Group Co-Authors Expert Opinion Article for New York Law Journal on New Regulations Demand Due Process for Campus Sexual Misconduct Cases06/29/2020 | New York Law Journal
In an Expert Opinion column in the New York Law Journal titled, "New Regulations Demand Due Process for Campus Sexual Misconduct Cases" written by members of the Warshaw Burstein Title IX/College Discipline Group: Kimberly C. Lau, Litigation Partner and Chair, James Figliozzi, Counsel and Branden Lynn, Associate, the authors review top-line changes in the new Title IX regulations, the renewed focus on due process, and also address the regulations' likely successes and shortcomings ahead of their implementation on August 14, 2020.
Law360 published an article discussing how colleges and universities should handle Title IX cases during COVID-19 authored by members of the Warshaw Burstein Title IX/College Discipline Group: Kimberly C. Lau, Litigation Partner and Chair, James Figliozzi, Counsel and Branden Lynn, Associate.04/17/2020 | Law 360
As schools across the country trade in-person instruction for online curriculums, the fate of countless student disciplinary proceedings hangs in the balance. Schools now find themselves in the unenviable position of moving their investigations and hearings online.