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Maurice Rene Dyson

Maurice Rene Dyson

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  • New York
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Summary

The Dyson Law Firm. Maurice Dyson, Esq. has successfully handled over $166 billion dollars of corporate mergers, securities, contracts and class action and business litigation worth over $15 billion. He was former corporate counsel at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, the former Merrill Lynch Philanthropic Foundation SBNY Director and is an honors graduate of Columbia Law School and Columbia College, Columbia University. With nearly 20 years of experience, he is a member of the Bar of the nation's highest court, the U.S.Supreme Court, as well as the NY Supreme Court, and NY Court of Appeals. He is a licensed registrant before the U.S. Department of Justice EOIR, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security USCIS, is a former U.S. Department of Education OCR attorney, and focuses on creditor proof asset protection, estate planning, wills, irrevocable and revocable trusts, medicare, social security and elder law. The Dyson Law Firm is a nationally recognized leader in business law, creditor proof trusts, wills, estates, real estate land trusts, contracts, investor visas (E-2, EB1, EB2, EB3, EB4, EB5) family visas (K-1) and green cards, business start ups, intellectual property, entertainment law and sports and education law. With top rated client reviews, our attorneys work strategically and diligently because your success is our success. You don't know what you don't know and you need experienced, determined, attentive attorneys who will listen to you and protect your interest with skill, expertise, integrity, honesty, reliability, and compassion. Attorney advertising. Past results do not guarantee a similar outcome.

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Entertainment & Sports Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Arbitration & Mediation
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    Products Liability cases only.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
9th Circuit
Languages
  • Chinese: Spoken, Written
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • French: Spoken, Written
  • Japanese: Spoken, Written
  • Russian: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Associate Attorney
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Current
Attorney
U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights with joint jurisdiction with the U.S. Department of Justice
Current
Law Clerk
NAACP Legal Defense Fund
Current
Managing Attorney
The Dyson Law Firm
Current
Registrant
U.S. Department of Justice Executive Office for Immigration Review
Current
Registrant
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Citizenship & Immigration Services
Current
Education
Columbia University
B.A. | Political Science Concentration, King's Crown Scholar, Dean's List, Roothbert Fellow.
Honors: King's Crown Scholar, Dean's List, Roothbert Fellow.
Columbia Law School
J.D. | Juris Doctorate in Law & Policy, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar Honors Distinction.
Honors: Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar Honors Distinction
Columbia University
Fellow | Department of Organization & Leadership, Teachers College, Columbia University, Mentoring Scholars Fellow.
Honors: Mentoring Scholars Fellow
Awards
Section Chair Outstanding Leadership Award
Association of America Law Schools Section on Education Law
Diversity Award of Excellence
California State Bar
50 Under 50 Outstanding Law Professors Award
BLA
Roothbert Fellow
The Roothbert Fund
Endowment Fellow
Lester A. and Stella Porter Russell Endowment
Inducted Member
Order of the Barristers
King's Crown Award (2 years consec)
Columbia University
Professional Associations
New York State Bar Association
Member
Current
Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States of America
Member
Current
American Bar Association
Member
Current
New York City Bar Association
Member
Current
Columbia Law School Association
Member
Current
Nassau County Bar Association
Member
Current
Order of the Barristers
Member
Current
Phi Alpha Delta Honor Society, Law
Advisor
Current
Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association
Member
Current
San Diego County Bar Association
Member
Current
J.L. Turner Bar Association
Member
Current
Alumni of the Ivy League
Member
Current
National Bar Association
Member
Current
Bar of the New York Court of Appeals
Member
Current
Bar of the New York Appellate Court, 2nd Judicial Department
Member
Current
Columbia College, Columbia University Alumni Association
Member
Current
Columbia University Club of New York
Member
Current
Association of American Law Schools
Member
Current
American Immigration Lawyers Association
Member
Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
A Covenant Broken: The Crisis of Educational Remedy for New York City's Failing Schools, 44 How. L.J. 107 (2000)
Are We Really Racing to The Top or Leaving Behind the Bottom? Challenging Conventional Wisdom and Dismantling Institutional Repression, 40 Wash. U. J.L. & Pol'y 181 (2012)
Awakening an Empire of Liberty: Exploring the Roots of Socractic Inquiry & Political Nihilism in American Democracy, 83 St. Louis L. Rev. 575 (currently Wash. U.L.Q.) (2005)
Bringing Every Child Forward: Lessons Learned Under No Child Left Behind & a Road Map for Obama’s Educational Reform, 19 Temp. Pol. & Civ. Rts. L. Rev. 63 (2009) (with Philip T.K. Daniel)
De Facto Segregation & Group Blindness: Proposals for Narrow Tailoring under a New Viable State Interest in PICS v. Seattle School District, 77 UMKC L. Rev. 697 (2009)
Excessive Force, Bias & Criminal Justice Reform: Proposals for Congressional Action, 63 Loy. L. Rev. 27 (2017), reprinted in Civil Rights Litigation and Attorney Fees Handbook, Vol. 33 (2017)
Helen Palsgraf: Invisible, Silent & Marginalized , in Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Torts Opinions (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2018)
In Search of the Talented Tenth: Diversity, Affirmative Access, and University-Driven Reform, 6 Harv. Latino L. Rev. 41 (2003)
Leave No Child Behind: Normative Proposals to Link Educational Adequacy Claims and High Stakes Assessment Due Process Challenges, 7 Tex. F. On C.L. & C.R. 1 (2002)
Multiracial Identity, Monoracial Authenticity & Racial Privacy: Towards an Adequate Theory of Multiracial Resistance, 9 Mich. J. Race & L. 387 (2004)
Our Promise: Achieving Educational Equity for America’s Children (Maurice R. Dyson & Daniel B. Weddle eds., Carolina Academic Press, 2009)
Playing Games with Equality: A Game-Theoretic Critique of Educational Sanctions, Remedies and Strategic Noncompliance, 77 Temp. L. Rev. 577 (2004)
Promise Zones, Poverty & the Future of Public Schools: Confronting the Challenges of Socioeconomic Integration & School Culture in High Poverty Schools, 2014 Mich. St. L. Rev. 711 (2014)
Putting Quality Back Into Equality: The Constitutionality of Charter School Enabling Legislation in a Post-Grutter Era, 36 Rutgers L.J. 1 (2004)
Racial Free-Riding the Coattails of a Dream Deferred: Can I Borrow Your Social Capital? 13 Wm. & Mary Bill Rts J. 967 (2005)
Rethinking Rodriguez After Citizens United: The Poor As A Suspect Class In High Poverty Schools, 24 Geo. J. on Poverty L. & Pol'y 1 (2016)
Rethinking School-Community Collaboration: The Role of Non-Profit Mergers & Joint Ventures in Remedial Education and Social Service Delivery, 16 Natl. Black L.J. 35 (1998) (Note)
Safe Rules or Gay Schools: The Dilemma of Sexual Orientation Segregation in Public Education, 7 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 183 (with N. Harris) (2004)
School Finance and Educational Ultimatums: A Look at School Funding Implications for Public School Accountability, 2 Conn. Pub. Int. L.J. 1 (2002)
Silencing Race & The First Amendment: The Suppression of Student Expression & Curricular Coverage of Racial Identity and Ethnic Solidarity in K-12 Education, 81 UMKC L. Rev. 569 (2013)
Still Using The Wrong Yardstick: Measuring Quality by the Proxies of Rumor, Bias and Conformity, 31 Colum. J. Gender & L. 154 (2015)
The Death of Robin Hood? Proposals to Overhaul Public School Finance, 11 Geo. J. On Poverty L. & Pol'y 1 (2004)
Towards an Establishment Clause Theory of Race-Based Allocation: Administering Race-Conscious Financial Aid after Grutter and Zelman, 14 S. Cal. Interdisc. L.J. 237 (2005)
When Government is a Passive Participant in Private Discrimination: A Critical Look at White Privilege & the Tacit Return to Interposition in PICS v. Seattle School District, 40 U. Tol. L. Rev. 145 (2008)
Speaking Engagements
Honoring the 150th Anniversary of the Ratification of the 14th Amendment: The Evolution of Equal Protection., Lau v. Nichols, Endrew F v. Douglas County School District and Mendez v. Westminster School District., Federal Courthouse
Federal Judges Association, Federal Bar Association
Certifications
Certified Broker in Real Estate Property Transactions
New York Division of Licensing
Certified Mediator in Conflict Resolution
Mediation Institute
Certified Life, Accident & Health Insurance, Licensed Agent
State of California Department of Insurance
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