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Sydney helps individuals and companies navigate complex investigations and prosecutions for federal and local criminal violations brought by state attorneys general, the U.S. Department of Justice, and other federal and state agencies. Her work also involves guiding clients through internal investigations, helping to evaluate potential wrongdoing and develop solutions to remediate possible ethics and compliance violations. In addition, Sydney is an ATIXA-certified Level One Civil Rights Investigator with experience navigating the Title IX process and executing inquiries into allegations of sexual misconduct, discrimination, harassment, and other acts of misconduct at private and public colleges and universities.

The Washington Post recently reported that new proposed Title IX language referencing transgender students should be expected from the Department of Education (the Department) this month. The reported proposed regulations will include this provision:

Discrimination on the basis of sex includes discrimination on the basis of sex stereotypes, sex-related characteristics (including intersex traits), pregnancy or related conditions, sexual orientation, and gender identity.
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