Presentations and News

Presenter, "Women In Law: Update & CLE"
November 18, 2020 (Zoom presentation)

Special Education in the Time of Covid-19
Presenter, Nassau County Bar Association Education Law Committee: "Special Education in the Time of Covid-19"
October 15, 2020 (Zoom presentation)

20/20 Vision - December 6, 2019 20/20 Vision - December 6, 2019
Presenter, Nassau and Suffolk Annual School Law Conference - December 6, 2019
"Seeing if There is A Better Way: A Look Into Student Discipline as We Head into 2020"
Garden City, NY

Nassau Lawyer April 2016

from Nassau Lawyer (or click here for full July/August 2019 issue)

Presenter, National Business Institute - June 3, 2019
"Successfully Represent Your Client with an Understanding of All the Issues!"
Plainview, NY

Presenter, Nassau County Bar Association Annual School Law Conference. - December 7, 2018
Topic: "Special Education: Advantages and Disadvantages to Selecting Different Administrative Forums."
(left to right: Robert Cohen, Jack Feldman, Bonnie Gorham, and Rebecca Sassouni)

Nassau County Bar Association Speakers' Bureau presentation to a high school class regarding "Students' Rights and Responsibilities". - November 19, 2018

Nassau Lawyer April 2016

from Nassau Lawyer (or click here for full October 2018 issue)

Attorneys Receive Pro Bono Recognition
Friday, May 4, 2018
Rebecca Sassouni one of three Great Neck attorneys to receive recognition from the Nassau County Bar Association

Endrew F. - SCOTUS Rules
Friday, December 8, 2017
Endrew F. - SCOTUS Rules on the Requirement to Provide a FAPE:
The Decision and its Impact from the Perspectives of a School Attorney and a Parent Advocate
Presenter on US Supreme Court's Endrew decision and on bullying and Dignity for All Students Act. Unlike the materials we distributed, my client students' matters are not black and white.
(Left to Right: 
Rebecca Sassouni, Esq. - 
Douglas E. Libby, Esq., Lamb & Barnosky, LLP, Moderator
) - 
Jacob S. Feldman, Esq., Frazer & Feldman)
Nassau-Suffolk School Law Conference, Nassau County Bar Association Education Law Committee

Sassouni and Shi

Great Neck Record, May 17, 2017

Advocating and Knowing Your Children's Rights in All School Settings  
From left: Rabbi Isaac Bakhshi; Sassan Sassouni, the speaker's husband; Rebecca Sassouni; Councilwoman Anna Kaplan; and event director Shahruz Shahery

November 22, 2016


Quoted source in Trade Publication, regarding New York State's IEP Facilitation Pilot Program

Nassau County Bar Association, April 13, 2016

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
IEP Challenges: When is it OK to Look Outside the Box?
Consideration of Prospective Evidence Beyond the Four Corners of the IEP
(Left to Right: Douglas E. Libby, Committee Chair, Nassau County Bar Association Education Law Committee; Rebecca Sassouni, Esq.)
Presentation Prepared for: The Nassau County Bar Association Education Law Committee

Nassau Lawyer April 2016

from Nassau Lawyer (or click here for full April 2016 issue)

March 2, 2016 By Great Neck Record Staff 

Sassouni & Harounian Sworn In To U.S. Supreme Court

Rebecca Sassouni, Esq., and Jacqueline Harounian, Esq., took the oath and were sworn in to the United States Supreme Court on Feb. 22. The Great Neck lawyers were each admitted to practice at the High Court as well as in the State of New York. Sassouni, of Rebecca Sassouni, Esq., PLLC, is a solo practitioner, who limits her practice to representation of students of all ages in various school settings facing issues related to disabilities, bullying and/or disciplinary actions, such as suspension and probation. Harounian is a partner at Wisselman Harounian & Associates, specializing in matrimonial law along with a broad range of other legal representation, including family law, estate planning and real estate transactions. Sassouni and Harounian’s visit to the High Court was made possible by the Hadassah National Attorneys Council, and, specifically, the Yashar Attorneys and Judges Chapter of Hadassah. (read more...)

February 2016
Admitted to U.S. Supreme Court


December 1, 2015
Advocating for Your Child in School Settings
Ohr Esther, Great Neck, NY

Nassau County Bar Association, November 2014

Thursday, November 20, 2014
Recent Significant Decisions from the Second Circuit Involving Special Education
(Left to Right: Douglas E. Libby, Committee Chair, Nassau County Bar Association Education Law Committee; Candace J. Gomez, Esq., Lamb & Barnosky, LLP; Rebecca Sassouni, Esq.)