Isaac Mamaysky is a partner who practices education law, employment law, and business litigation. As an experienced general counsel, Mr. Mamaysky offers comprehensive solutions and strategic insights to clients’ multi-disciplinary legal needs. Mr. Mamaysky counsels clients on a range of matters, including employment law, board governance and bylaws, regulatory compliance, high stakes negotiations, dispute resolution, and litigation. Mr. Mamaysky is also well-versed in crisis management and crisis communication, and he supports administrators and leadership teams when they face complex, unexpected challenges.

Mr. Mamaysky has overseen numerous internal investigations, written and assessed employment agreements, managed employee separations, assisted with international staffing/visa needs, drafted and reviewed staff handbooks, ensured compliance with mandatory reporting obligations, drafted non-profit bylaws, advised non-profit governing boards, overseen litigations, and led a variety of negotiations. He also regularly conducts trainings on risk management, preventing sexual harassment, preventing abuse of minors, and mandatory reporting.

Mr. Mamaysky has extensive experience with the various legal, policy, and business considerations related to hosting minors in both day and residential settings. He also has a particular interest in the intersection of technology and education, especially as it relates to online privacy. Mr. Mamaysky has advised clients and published on children’s privacy laws, such as the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, New York Education Law 2-D, and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.

In addition to representing general business clients, Mr. Mamaysky advises independent school, special education, university, and non-profit clients on a range of matters related to state and federal education laws, employment laws, and unique considerations related to serving minors on campus. Mr. Mamaysky also has many years of experience as the executive director of a large youth-serving nonprofit, giving him firsthand management-side experience with the same types of challenges faced by these institutions.

Representative Matters

  • Reviewed university policies for minors to ensure compliance with industry best practices and state camp regulations, assessed areas of potential exposure, and recommended policy updates to ensure safety of children on campus.
  • Experienced in a variety of litigation matters, including multi-district, multi-party commercial litigations on behalf of business clients.

  • Oversaw numerous internal investigations regarding employment issues, such as harassment and discrimination allegations, and supported management teams in implementing appropriate resolutions.

  • Designed and implemented corporate trainings, employee handbooks, harassment policies, and risk mitigation strategies.

  • Drafted and reviewed employment agreements, waivers and releases of liability, and similar contracts.

  • Analyzed and ensured compliance with mandatory reporting obligations, and supported management teams in resolving related challenges.

  • Drafted incorporation documents, by-laws, conflict of interest policies, and other corporate governance documents.

Previous Law Firm Experience

  • Bingham McCutchen LLP

Publications, Presentations and Media

Book

Blog

Presentations

  • Mr. Mamaysky is a frequent speaker on management, marketing, sales, and law.  He regularly presents at American Camp Association conferences and many other events

Representative Articles

  • The FTC Has Its Sights on COPPA, and Edtech Providers Should Take Notice, EdSurge (2019)
  • Special Policies for Transgender Minors on Campus, University Business Magazine (2019)
  • Calculating Attorney Fee Awards, with Brooks Magratten et al., GPSOLO (2010)

Languages

  • Russian

Memberships and Affiliations

Mr. Mamaysky is a member of both the Employment Law Committee and Education Law Committee of the Westchester County Bar Association. He is also a member of the Higher Education Protection Network, which works to safeguard minors on university campuses. In addition, Mr. Mamaysky is actively involved with the American Camp Association, with a particular focus on the “Camps on Campus” initiative, which works with universities that host minors.

Education

Boston University School of Law, J.D., 2008, cum laude, Paul J. Liacos Distinguished Scholar, Edward F. Hennessey Scholar, member of the International Law Journal

 

University of Rhode Island, Honors Program, B.A. in Philosophy, 2005, summa cum laude, recipient of the Reslow-Bannon Award for Embodying the Spirit of the Honors Program

Admissions

Connecticut

New York