Sarah Dragotta is a Senior Associate of Sand & Saidel, P.C. in the Corporate Practice Group. The primary focus of her practice is Education law. She founded her own law practice in 2002, after a successful career of more than two decades as an educator. Since that time, Sarah has litigated dozens of cases in State and Federal Court. Sarah Dragotta has represented hundreds of students, teachers and faculty, at every level — from early childhood to higher education, including for parents and guardians in regular and special education matters.
Sarah understands education law from early childhood through higher education. She assisted in licensing and government contracts of various children’s centers in Philadelphia, with daily operations and management of the centers, from writing curriculum to hiring and mentoring staff. She successfully represented parents and guardians of students in regular education, special education, with other health impairments, and those in gifted education programs.
Sarah also has extensive experience in charter school law, as counsel to schools in special education litigation and assisting in all facets of the IEP process and Section 504 Plans.