Michael J. Eig, the founder and owner of the firm, has been practicing special education law and advocacy in the metropolitan D.C. area since 1975. His educational background includes degrees in cultural anthropology and education from Brandeis University (1970), a master’s in education and social policy from Harvard University (1972), and a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center (1975).
Paula A. Rosenstock holds a B.A. in psychology from Tufts University, magna cum laude, and a J.D. from The George Washington University Law School. She was admitted to the Virginia Bar in 2003, the District of Columbia Bar in 2005, and the Maryland Bar in 2014. She is admitted to practice before all courts in the Commonwealth of Virginia, including the Supreme Court of Virginia.
Ms. Rosenstock has a background in special education and disability-related work. During law school she worked as a summer law clerk for Michael J. Eig and Associates. Prior to that, she worked in several schools and programs for children with disabilities. Prior to joining Michael J. Eig and Associates, Ms. Rosenstock worked at a law firm in Fairfax County, Virginia, where she concentrated in family law. While there, she gained extensive litigation experience and assisted clients with divorce, child custody, visitation, and property distribution.
Ms. Rosenstock has spent nearly her entire legal career practicing special education law in the Washington D.C. area. She provides support and guidance to parents seeking to secure appropriate educational services for their children through the IEP process, administrative due process appeals and in federal court. She has also presented at the local and national level on issues related to special education, including addressing the legal needs of twice exceptional learners, issues related to distance learning during the national pandemic, and the importance of the Supreme Court’s 2017 Endrew F. Decision.
Ms. Rosenstock is married with two school-aged children, and one dog. Her role as a mother has helped her form a deeper understanding of the challenges faced by her clients as they advocate for their children and navigate through the educational system.
Meghan M. Probert holds a B.A. in History and Spanish from Saint Michael’s College, cum laude, and a J.D. from George Mason University School of Law. She is a member of the District of Columbia Bar as well as numerous federal courts. During law school, Ms. Probert was a member of the Journal of Law, Economics & Policy. She worked with the Public Defender’s Office in Loudoun County, Virginia, as well as with various civil litigation firms in northern Virginia specializing in insurance defense, real estate, and immigration.
Ms. Probert has worked in special education law since 2012, providing support and guidance to parents seeking to secure appropriate educational services for their children through the IEP process, administrative due process appeals and in federal court. She has given presentations at multiple conferences regarding various hot topics in special education law for parents, educational advocates, and other legal professionals. Ms. Probert has a longstanding passion for working with children and adults with disabilities, including working with Best Buddies, an organization creating opportunities for one-to-one friendships for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Matthew B. Bogin has been helping families with special needs members throughout the D.C. metropolitan area for over thirty-five years. He is well-respected for his championing the varying rights of special needs clients. Currently, his particular focus is ensuring that families with special needs members complete and review planning to ensure a successful future for these children.