Special Education Advocacy Clinic Director
Deborah Pergament directs the special education advocacy clinic. Pergament has focused her legal career almost exclusively on matters related to families and children, education, disability, and health law. She was the managing attorney of Children’s Law Group, LLC from 2005-2013. As a practicing attorney, Pergament is known for her success in representing parents and students in special education matters during the IEP process and in litigation. She is best-known for her work on behalf of children with cochlear implants and those affected by autism spectrum disorders, visual impairments, and genetic syndromes. She is also a respected attorney in the area of adoption and child protection law and highly regarded for her work representing educational and health care professionals and organizations.