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Steven Yale Winnick

Of Counsel

101 Constitution Avenue, NW
Suite 900
Washington, D.C., 20001
steve.winnick@educationcounsel.com

Steve Winnick practices in the area of education law and policy with EducationCounsel LLC, an affiliate of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP.

 

Steve Winnick practices in the area of education law and policy with EducationCounsel LLC, an affiliate of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP.

 

Steve Winnick practices in the area of education law and policy with EducationCounsel LLC, an affiliate of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP.

 

Experience

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Experience

  • Experienced in federal education law and policy, particularly at the elementary and secondary levels, and in the civil rights area, as well as in the federal ethics area
  • Goal is to help states and school districts leverage federal law to meet their educational goals and avoid compliance problems
  • Engages in advocacy before the United States Department of Education
  • Focuses on issues related to the No Child Left Behind Act, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, as well as administrative laws and regulations that impact federal education programs

Previous Professional Experience

  • Served as deputy general counsel and the designated agency ethics official of the U.S. Department of Education, where he worked for 34 years

Education

  • University of Michigan Law School, JD, cum laude
  • Yale College, BA, cum laude

Admissions

  • District of Columbia

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  • Best Boss in America for Working Moms, Redbook Magazine (1996)
  • Recipient, Justice Tom C. Clark Outstanding Lawyer Award, Federal Bar Association (1995)
  • Recipient, President's Distinguished Federal Executive Award, the highest award conferred on civilian federal employees (1997, 2003)
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