Leigh M. Manasevit has practiced in the field of education law since 1974 beginning as a trial attorney in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. As a founding partner of Brustein & Manasevit, Mr. Manasevit established a law practice that addresses the legal issues involving educational institutions public, private, elementary and secondary, or postsecondary. Mr. Manasevit has worked extensively on the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) and the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). He has advised and trained schools, districts, states, and private providers on implementation of ESSA. Mr. Manasevit is a member of the California Bar, the District of Columbia Bar, the Bar of the United States Supreme Court, and several bars of the United States Court of Appeals.
Ms. Martin is the Legislative Director at Brustein & Manasevit. She has worked in the field of federal education policy for nearly a decade, including work on Capitol Hill.