Education Lawyer

Student Advocacy Attorney
Consultation and Representation On:
  • Special Education Classification
  • IEPs, CSEs, Due Process Hearings
  • §504 Plans
  • §3214 Suspension Hearings
  • Residency Appeals
  • Unilateral Placements
  • Tuition Reimbursements
  • Probation and Disciplinary Matters
  • Bullying, Dignity for All Students Act
  • Students of all ages, in public and private settings


  • Recipient, 2020 Hofstra University Distinguished Women in Law Award
  • Recipient, 2019 NYSSBA (New York State School Board Association) Board Excellence Award
  • Elected Alternate Vice President, Great Neck Public Schools Board of Education 2019-2020
  • 2018 Hofstra University Distinguished Service Award, George M. Estabrook Alumni Association
  • 2018 Access to Justice Pro Bono Recognition, Nassau County Bar Association
  • 2017 Elected to Great Neck Public Schools Board of Education
  • 2017 Elected President of SHAI (Sephardic Heritage Alliance, Inc.)
  • 2017 Recognition from Schechter School of Long Island
  • 2016 Fellow, Anti Defamation League (ADL) Glass Leadership Institute
  • 2015, 2010 Hadassah Woman of the Year
  • 2014 Town of North Hempstead Women's Roll of Honor

Contact Information:

Rebecca Sassouni, Esq., PLLC

Flat fee billing.
Call to schedule a consultation.
Will present to community organizations.