Michael P. McKeon is with the law firm of Pullman & Comley, LLC. He represents boards of education, municipalities and private-sector employers across Connecticut in both federal and state courts on both the trial and appellate levels, as well as before federal and state boards and commissions. An attorney for almost 30 years, he is a member of the School Law Section of the firm’s Labor, Employment Law and Employee Benefits Department. Michael has established new case law in Connecticut in the areas of special education and Title IX. The favorable decisions he has obtained for Connecticut school districts have been cited by courts across the country and have been widely reported in The Hartford Courant, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe and The Connecticut Law Tribune, as well as in television news reports. Mike is a frequent speaker on education issues, including on the national level at both the National School Boards Association’s annual conference and the Council of School Attorney’s annual conference. Attorney McKeon has repeatedly spoken at the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education’s annual convention on special education law, gender equality in student athletics, and both gender and disability-based student harassment, and regularly presents at Connecticut Council of Administrators of Special Education forums. He has served as a hearing officer in Section 504 hearings.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Michael McKeon is a member of Pullman & Comley, LLC. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Michael McKeon is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association; Hartford County Bar Association; and Connecticut and National Councils of School Attorneys.