Philip Catanzano

Philip Catanzano

Senior Counsel, Holland & Knight LLP

Phil Catanzano is Senior Counsel at Holland & Knight, LLP.  Prior to joining Holland & Knight in 2015, Phil was an attorney at the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights for almost a decade, and he also practiced intellectual property law at a large law firm for several years.  Phil has extensive experience in advising clients with regard to issues impacting individuals with disabilities, including accommodations, physical accessibility, and of course digital accessibility.  A primary aspect of Phil’s practice is representing institutions involved in investigations or compliance reviews with federal regulators from the U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Justice.  Phil also provides focused training and consultation to institutions implementing new technologies, implementing new policies and procedures, and/or understanding the legal requirements in this swiftly evolving area of the law.  Phil also teaches higher education law at Boston College’s Law School and its Lynch School of Education, as well as at Harvard University.  Using this background, Phil often shares with audiences the practical challenges and benefits of creating an accessible classroom

B14. Website Accessibility

Salon 13

Colleges and universities are increasingly relying on technology to provide their programs and services to students and other stakeholders. This shift carries with it a legal obligation to support an accessible web and electronic environment. The presenter will provide an overview of the relevant statutory framework, technical standards and accessibility principles then discuss how to […]

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