Gary M. Ruesch is a co-chair and shareholder with Buelow Vetter Buikema Olson & Vliet, LLC. He has over 30 years of experience representing school districts and private schools in the areas of special education law, general school law, and labor and employment law. Gary regularly counsels clients on topics such as student discipline, public records/open meetings, special education due process, employee discipline and dismissal, sexual harassment, employment and employee handbooks, school board policies, severance agreements, collective bargaining, grievance arbitration, and prohibited practice complaints. Gary has successfully represented clients before various administrative agencies and courts of law.
Gary has also written about and presented on subjects related to special education, general school law and labor and employment law. He is a former adjunct professor of law at the Marquette University Law School, teaching the Education Law course. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the NSBA Council of School Attorneys, and a member and former president of the Wisconsin School Attorney’s Association. Gary has been honored by receiving recognition in Best Lawyers in America for over 20 years in the areas of Education Law and Labor & Employment Law-Management. He is also listed in Super Lawyers in the areas of Schools and Education. He is a former member and treasurer of the Greenfield (WI) School Board.
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