Amy Leipziger

Rights of Students with Disabilities in Immigrant APA Communities

Amy Leipziger is a senior staff attorney at Queens Legal Services. Her practice includes both Education Law and Social Security Disability Law, and she is dedicated to representing the educational needs of children with special needs and their families. She is co-counsel on a federal lawsuit against the NYC Department of Education on behalf of parents who were systematically denied interpretation and translation services at their children’s schools. She is also the co-coordinator of a pro-bono partnership that provides legal assistance to Asian-American parents to help them advocate for educational needs of their children. She is the chair of the Education Law Committee of the New York County Lawyers Association.