About Brooke E. D. Say

Ms. Say is a Partner and the Chair of the firm’s School Law Group and practices in the areas of education (school) and employment law. In her school practice, she has developed expertise in advising school districts in special education, gifted, discipline, labor and employment, and civil rights matters. She counsels her clients through internal compliance audits and defends them in administrative hearings and federal litigation. Ms. Say also provides legal support to private and public employers on a variety of personnel issues, particularly on compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Family Medical Leave Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, Wage and Hour laws, and Unemployment Compensation law.  She represents school districts and employers before various administrative bodies, including the Bureau of Special Education, Office for Dispute Resolution, Office of Civil Rights, Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Unemployment Compensation Board of Review, and in federal and state court.

In 2020, the Central Penn Business Journal named Brooke an honoree as a Women of Influence, an annual event recognizing a select few of women leaders in the mid-state who are influential in their companies, industries and communities, and have solid reputations based on their experience, integrity, leadership, and accomplishments.

In 2014, the Central Penn Business Journal named Brooke one of Central Pennsylvania’s Forty Under 40 business people and in 2015, The Legal Intelligencer named her one of Pennsylvania’s Lawyers on the Fast Track.

Ms. Say has been selected by her peers and Law and Politics magazine to the Pennsylvania Rising Star list for nine consecutive years, 2012-2020. This honor is awarded to only 2.5% of all Pennsylvania attorneys considered in the selection process.

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