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
Title IX Insider Winter Edition 202301/24/2023
Welcome to the Winter edition of the Title IX Insider, a periodic newsletter designed to keep students, teachers and faculty, administrators, and educational institutions at both the K-12 level, and at institutions of higher education informed about important updates in the law related to Title IX and college discipline matters.
Title IX Team Presents "How to Win at Trial" at Full-Day CLE for Title IX Attorneys in Washington, D.C.11/15/2022
Members of our Title IX and College Discipline Practice team presented, "How to Win at Trial" as part of a full-day CLE for Title IX lawyers in Washington D.C. held at DLA Piper on November 11.
Webinar: Understanding the Recent Proposed Changes to Title IX09/16/2022
On September 15, 2022, Warshaw Burstein attorneys Kimberly C. Lau, James E. Figliozzi, and Branden Lynn presented a live webinar to discuss how key proposed changes to the Title IX regulations may impact Title IX in both the classroom and the courtroom.
Comment on the Department of Education’s Proposed Changes to Title IX09/12/2022
Comment Submitted by: Kimberly C. Lau, Esq., James E. Figliozzi, Esq. and Branden Lynn, Esq
Warshaw Burstein's Title IX/College Disciplinary Practice Issues Statement on Proposed Changes to Title IX07/26/2022
The current administration released their Title IX Notice of Proposed Rule Making (“NPRM”) on June 23, 2022. This NPRM was released to provide the public with an opportunity to comment before the official rules are issued to replace the current 2020 regulations. As of now the 2020 regulations are still in effect.
Kimberly C. Lau and Warshaw Burstein Team Obtain $5.3mm Jury Verdict Against Defendants for Defamation and Civil Conspiracy03/25/2022
Kimberly C. Lau, partner and chair of the firm’s Title IX and College Discipline Practice, and her team obtained a unanimous jury verdict on their client’s, Andrew Pampu, defamation and civil conspiracy claims against defendants resulting in an award of $5.3mm following a week-long jury trial in South Carolina.
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.