Education

Wittenberg University

B.Mus., 1976
  • cum laude

University of Michigan

M.Mus., 1977
  • magna cum laude

University of Toledo

J.D., 1989
  • magna cum laude
  • Order of the Coif

Bar Admission

Ohio

Amy J. Borman

Member

Prominent Assignments

Ms. Borman represents educational institutions in their continuing compliance with state and federal laws. She has been a guest speaker at businesses, universities and schools throughout the United States and Europe. Ms. Borman assisted Iceland in debating and passing a new education funding law. Her seminars include governance, school public funding, business and finance, special education, open meetings and public records, competitive and strategic use of innovative laws, as well as general inspirational speaking engagements.

Representative samples of Ms. Borman's legal services also include:

Constitutional issues of free speech, search and seizure, church-state, due process and the regulation of students, social media and on- and off-campus behavior

Custody, residency, discipline, transportation, athletic participation and other operational issues

Disabilities laws, special education, professional development, complaints and due process hearings

Resources for development of facilities and programs

Drafting and implementing policies, including governance, employment, health and safety and governance

Disciplinary hearings, student and employment

Proposals, contracts, services and public and private collaborations

Counsel to boards of education, governing boards, governing authorities, cooperative consortia and other public and private entities

Open meetings, public records, privacy laws, including the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

Legislative proposals, drafting and rule-making

Defend and prevent audit findings

Form and advise councils of governments and consortia on contractual, compliance, operational, risk and liability issues

Bond financing, private financing, documentation and compliance

Real estate development, sales, leasing purchasing, sales and construction

Lead counsel for manufacturing plant expansions, bidding, construction design, financing; documentation and legal management of projects, restructured internal debt for United States division and other major corporate projects