Gene focuses his practice on municipal, education and labor matters and works extensively for school district and BOCES clients. He is a frequent lecturer for the Suffolk and Nassau County Academies of Law. For more than 20 years, Gene has provided key presentations on a wide variety of education law topics at virtually every Pre-Convention Law Conference of the New York State School Boards Association.
Gene is past president of the New York State Association of School Attorneys and past Chair of the Education Law and Municipal Law Committees of the Suffolk County Bar Association. His articles on education law have been published in the New York Law Journal and Newsday. His most recent articles in the New York Law Journal analyzed a 2022 Supreme Court decision regarding First Amendment rights in schools and a 2021 Supreme Court decision concerning discipline of students for off-campus conduct.