Sandra Casey from SUNY Joins Bond, Schoeneck & King

October 5, 2021

(Albany, NY): Bond, Schoeneck & King is pleased to announce that Sandra M. Casey has joined its Albany office as senior counsel in its higher education practice. Casey brings extensive and varied experience in higher education and compliance to her clients, having served in senior leadership roles as Deputy and acting General Counsel for the State University of New York (SUNY) system and College Counsel to Siena College. Casey will provide counsel to her clients on general legal issues, policy development, compliance issues, bond financing, capital projects, student conduct matters, faculty concerns, ethics and current legislation facing institutions of higher education.

According to Kevin Bernstein, chair of the firm’s management committee, “Sandra brings a wealth of experience to her practice. Having served as acting General Counsel for SUNY, the largest system of higher education in the country, our clients will greatly benefit from her first-hand knowledge of what colleges and universities are facing, especially in today’s challenging times. We are so fortunate to have her join Bond and our growing higher education practice.”

An area of particular experience is Casey’s understanding of financial aid programs. She was involved with several updates to the federal Higher Education Reauthorization Act regarding the handling of student aid programs and helped craft the legislation to prohibit the garnishment of student aid awards. 

Casey is a graduate of The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law and St. John Fisher College. In addition to Bond’s higher education practice, she also joins its business and transactions; government relations and labor and employment practices.

Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC is a law firm with 250 lawyers serving individuals, companies, nonprofits and public sector entities in a broad range of practice areas. Bond has eight offices in New York State as well as offices in Boston, Kansas City, Naples, Florida, and Red Bank, New Jersey.