Vatner, Amy

475 Whitney AvenueNew Haven, CT 06511- 2304

Updated: 08/25/2017


Amy Vatner heads up the education law practice. For the past decade, Amy has worked across Connecticut, representing children with disabilities and helping them to obtain appropriate services and accommodations in schools. Amy also represents private and charter schools in compliance matters. She is a regular speaker at conferences on disability and education law.

Amy maintains a position as clinical instructor at the Yale Child Study Center Developmental Disabilities Clinic. She is a...


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Practice Areas

  • Education Law


Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2005
  • Connecticut, 2007

Other Affiliations

  • Clinical instructor, Yale Child Study Center, Developmental Disabilities Clinic
  • Certified Mediator


  • Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    Juris Doctor
    Honors: cum laude
  • Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
    A.B., Bachelor of Arts
    Honors: cum laude


Published Works

  • Ronald J. Allen and Amy Shavell (Vatner), Further Reflections on the Guillotine, 95 J. Crim. L. & Criminology 625 (2005)
  • Richard A. Leo, Steven A. Drizin, Peter J. Neufeld, Bradley R. Hall, and Amy Vatner, Bringing Reliability Back In: False Confessions and Legal Safeguards in the Twenty-First Century, 2006 Wis. L. Rev. 479

Office Information


475 Whitney AvenueNew Haven, CT 06511- 2304


  • 203-777-2096

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