Adrienne B. Kirshner

Of Counsel
Cleveland
1375 East Ninth Street
One Cleveland Center, 10th Floor
Cleveland, OH 44114
P 216.456.3850
F 216.623.0134
P 216.456.3850 | F 216.623.0134



Overview

Adrienne focuses her practice on education law, providing guidance to schools on matters relating to the education of students with disabilities, including the evaluation of students with suspected disabilities and issues concerning compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA). Adrienne reviews IEPs and ETRs for legal compliance, attends IEP and ETR team meeting when warranted, and handles all aspects of litigation concerning student matters. Adrienne also advises school districts regarding compliance with board policy and ethics rules and regulations. She also has experience in developing and implementing internal investigations when allegations of misconduct arise.  

Prior to her work in the field of education, Adrienne represented businesses and individuals charged with and/or under investigation for white collar criminal offenses. Her work often involved crisis management and conducting investigations to determine what occurred, how, and when while determining what if any corrective actions should be taken.
 

Services

Industries

Education

  1. The University of Chicago, B.A., Public Policy Studies
  2. Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D.
    • cum laude

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  2. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  3. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
    • Bar Admissions Committee of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Hon. William K. Thomas Chapter, American Inns of Court
    • Executive Committee, Program Co-Chair (2012-2013)
    • Committee on Excellence in Writing Award, Chair (2017-2018)

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Services

Industries

Overview

Adrienne focuses her practice on education law, providing guidance to schools on matters relating to the education of students with disabilities, including the evaluation of students with suspected disabilities and issues concerning compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA). Adrienne reviews IEPs and ETRs for legal compliance, attends IEP and ETR team meeting when warranted, and handles all aspects of litigation concerning student matters. Adrienne also advises school districts regarding compliance with board policy and ethics rules and regulations. She also has experience in developing and implementing internal investigations when allegations of misconduct arise.  

Prior to her work in the field of education, Adrienne represented businesses and individuals charged with and/or under investigation for white collar criminal offenses. Her work often involved crisis management and conducting investigations to determine what occurred, how, and when while determining what if any corrective actions should be taken.
 

Education

  1. The University of Chicago, B.A., Public Policy Studies
  2. Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D.
    • cum laude

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  2. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  3. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
    • Bar Admissions Committee of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Hon. William K. Thomas Chapter, American Inns of Court
    • Executive Committee, Program Co-Chair (2012-2013)
    • Committee on Excellence in Writing Award, Chair (2017-2018)