Jesse knew he would be entering the field of special education as early as high school when he was volunteering in a program for special education teenagers. He came to work for Regina Skyer while attending college and at that time began to learn about the legal process as it pertains to special education. While in college (S.U.N.Y. Albany) he worked in the New York State assembly, and still closely follows the legislature as it pertains to special education law.
Jesse joined our firm as an associate upon receiving his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 2002 and became a partner in 2004. He works closely with Regina on all aspects of firm management and is in charge of the Litigation and Appeal Team. Jesse works on all of the firm’s federal court appeals and is admitted to practice in each of the federal districts of New York.
Jesse regularly lectures on special education policies, procedures and litigation strategies to parent and attorney groups. He has published decisions on the federal and state level.
Jesse lives in Brooklyn Heights with his wife, an editor and author of children’s books, and his two sons.