Richard F. Verstegen
Richard F. Verstegen is a leading attorney with Boardman & Clark, LLP of Madison Wisconsin. Rick is an experienced member of the School Law Practice Group and the Labor and Employment Group at the firm and represents educational institutions (including public school districts and technical colleges) in a variety of education law matters. Among his areas of expertise: labor and employment, student rights, student discipline, meetings and records, special education, Title IX, privacy and technology issues, student safety, policy, and governance.
Beyond his usual advisory work, Rick also regularly provides training on these topics, conducts compliance reviews, attends board meetings, drafts and negotiates contracts, prepares opinions, and analyzes legislation and school board policies Rick also has published many articles on education and employment law and is a frequent speaker on these topics. A former President of the Wisconsin School Attorneys Association, Rick is a current member of the State Bar of Wisconsin and is admitted to practice before the Wisconsin Supreme Court and the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin. Rick earned his JD degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School.