In recent months, partially in reaction to several investigations initiated by the U.S. Department of Education’s (“DOE”) Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”), the news media has drawn attention to the prevalence of sexual violence on college campuses and scrutinized administrative responses to claims of such violence. The height of this attention arguably came in November
Alysha Stein-Manes provides representation and counsel to LCW clients in all matters pertaining to labor, employment, and education law. Alysha primarily works as a litigator, representing public agencies and non-profit educational institutions at all levels of the litigation process in state and federal court and before administrative bodies. Her litigation practice includes all aspects of discovery, motion practice, and trial preparation, including deposition preparation and appearances, drafting demurrers and motions for summary judgment, and preparing pretrial motions and witnesses for trial. Alysha is developing expertise in the retirement and health arenas and regularly provides advice and counsel in the area of the Affordable Care Act, as well as retirement law for CalPERS, CalSTRS and ’37 Act agencies. She also represents agencies in CalPERS appeals before the Office of Administrative Hearings.