Attorney Linda Johnson is a Director with the law firm of McLane Middleton, Professional Association. She is co-chair of the firm’s Education Law Group, and focuses her practice on understanding and serving the needs of independent and boarding schools. Linda is recognized as a national authority on student and campus safety issues, risk management, crisis response, boundary awareness, employment law and independent school law issues. She has authored numerous articles including the NAIS Guidelines for Working With and Supporting Transgender Students, the NAIS Guidelines for Dealing with Educator Sexual Misconduct, the NAIS Independent School Guide to Hiring, the NAIS Bullying Prevention Guide: From Law to Policies to Action; How a Head Effectively Handles a Crisis, and many others. She is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell which is the highest rating for legal ethics and services. She is listed in Woodward's Best Lawyers in America for both employment and education law, in New England SuperLawyers, and in Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers in Business.