Respected Pennsylvania Attorney Represents Victims of Title IX Discrimination
Determined lawyer assists clients in the Philadelphia area who face gender bias in education
Discrimination on the basis of gender in an educational setting not only harms the individuals affected but can also prevent institutions from realizing the full potential of their students, trainees and employees. WITTELSLAW, PC advocates for clients who have been denied fair treatment based on their gender. I am well-versed in case law relating to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which makes sex-based discrimination illegal in most educational institutions and programs that receive federal financial assistance. If you or a loved one has suffered discrimination at the hands of an eligible institution in the Philadelphia area or Pennsylvania, I can help you seek justice.
Skilled Pennsylvania counselor seeks justice for clients with Title IX complaints
Unequal consideration or unequal distribution of resources can hold students and trainees back from the educational experience they deserve and can negatively affect their career prospects and emotional and financial well-being. Teachers and staff are also protected by Title IX. At WITTELSLAW, PC, I help discrimination victims seek monetary compensation and other forms of remedy.
Discrimination may exist in actions or policies related to:
- Financial assistance
- Sexual violence
- Single-sex education
- Pregnant and parenting students
Public and private schools, universities, research institutions, libraries, museums and professional training facilities are among the entities that are subject to Title IX. Some programs and institutions are fully or partially exempted from Title IX requirements. These include military training institutions, social fraternities and sororities, voluntary youth service organizations, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, the YMCA and YWCA and educational institutions controlled by religious organizations.
At WITTELSLAW, PC, I work to resolve your case out of court, but if litigation becomes necessary, I will present your case with clarity and conviction.
Experienced attorney represents individuals with Title IX gender-identity discrimination cases
Several federal courts have handed down rulings enforcing the interpretation that Title IX prohibits discrimination based on gender identity. The First Amendment and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act also provide rights for transgender, nonbinary and gender- nonconforming individuals to express their gender identity without having personal medical information revealed. The Equal Access Act, meanwhile, requires schools to treat all student organizations equally.
Different protections exist at the federal, state and school district levels for transgender, nonbinary and gender-nonconforming individuals in education. To learn more about how the laws in Pennsylvania apply to you, it is wise to discuss your case with an informed lawyer. WITTELSLAW, PC works to ensure that gender-nonconforming individuals receive a safe and fair educational experience.
Contact a respected Pennsylvania education attorney for Title IX discrimination claims
If you believe you have experienced discrimination covered under Title IX, it is wise to seek counsel from a reputable law firm. At WITTELSLAW, PC, I am committed to helping people access the education and resources they deserve. Call my Philadelphia office at 267-519-0700 or contact me online to schedule a free consultation.