Hayley Dryer is an associate in the firm’s Commercial Litigation Department. Ms. Dryer has experience representing educational institutions, including private colleges, universities, elementary schools and secondary schools. Ms. Dryer regularly works with institutions of higher education to ensure legal compliance with Title IX and the Clery Act. She also provides guidance on a wide array of issues, including academic and student affairs, internal grievance and disciplinary procedures and administrative proceedings (e.g. OCR, EEOC).
Ms. Dryer also represents corporate, utility, and institutional clients in matters involving discrimination and harassment claims, breach of contract, covenants not to compete, breach of fiduciary duty, and civil rights issues. Her caseload includes matters involving Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the New York State Human Rights Law and the New York City Human Rights Law. Ms. Dryer also represents banking clients in actions involving contract disputes, land
Ms. Dryer has prepared and presented CLE seminars and training programs on workplace investigations, civil rights defense, employment claims, sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace and Title IX compliance. She also helped create the firm’s “Education Law” blog.