Aliza Harrigan

appellate lawCivil LitigationCivil rightsconstitutional lawEducation Law
Ms. Harrigan practices civil litigation and education law, with a focus on issues arising under Title IX—a federal law which protects individuals from sex-based discrimination in public education programs—and the State and Federal Constitutions.  She counsels schools across the state and represents clients at all phases of civil litigation, including appellate advocacy.
University of New Hampshire, B.A., magna cum laude
Northeastern University School of Law, J.D.
United States District Court for the District of Vermont
Judicial Law Clerk to Hon. Harold E. Eaton, Jr., Vermont Supreme Court
Judicial Law Clerk, Chittenden, Franklin & Grand Isle Units, Vermont Superior Court
Judicial Intern to Hon. John M. Conroy, United States District Court for the District of Vermont
Legal Intern, Massachusetts Attorney General's Office

About Ms. Harrigan

Ms. Harrigan is a member of the firm’s education law and civil litigation practice groups.  She represents clients in all phases of litigation in state and federal courts, with concentrations in appellate advocacy and complex constitutional issues.  She also advocates for clients before administrative agencies such as the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, the Vermont Human Rights Commission, the Vermont Attorney General’s Office, and the Vermont Agency of Education.

Ms. Harrigan works with schools across the state to provide guidance on complying with state and federal laws and regulations, with a particular focus on issues pertaining to allegations of harassment and discrimination among students and employees, including those arising under Title IX.

Before joining the firm in 2021, Ms. Harrigan served as a law clerk to the Honorable Harold E. Eaton, Jr., of the Vermont Supreme Court, and to judges in several Vermont Superior Court divisions.  While in law school, she interned for the Honorable John M. Conroy at the U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont and at the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office.

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