Michelle H. Basi practices primarily in the areas of education, special education, litigation, and labor and employment law. Michelle regularly advises school districts and charter schools on student matters, including special education and Section 504 compliance, First Amendment rights, Title IX compliance and student discipline. Michelle also advises schools districts and charter schools on employment matters, including Title VII, the ADA, the ADEA, the FMLA, and the Teacher Tenure Act. Michelle works with boards of education on a wide range of matters, including governance procedures, Sunshine Act compliance, and constitutional matters. Michelle has successfully represented school districts and charter schools in student and employment matters before State and Federal Courts and administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Missouri Commission on Human Rights, and the United States Department of Education Office for Civil Rights. In addition, Michelle represents private schools with respect to personnel and student matters. Michelle is a member of the Council of School Attorneys and is a regular speaker at statewide and regional school law conferences.
Tel: 314.880.3615 (Direct Dial)
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