Attorneys & Staff

Bonnie Little Graham, Esquire
Partner

phone 202-965-3652
800-914-8212 (Toll Free)
fax 202-965-8913
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Bonnie Little Graham joined Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC in 2009. Ms. Graham actively represents federal education grantees and subgrantees in the resolution of adverse audit and program review determinations, civil rights compliants, and other administrative legal actions.   Ms. Graham also works closely with clients on issues pertaining to “high risk” grantee and subgrantee designations.

Ms. Graham regularly assists her clients with the requirements of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) circulars and other administrative regulations, such as the General Education Provisions Act (GEPA) and the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR). Ms. Graham also works with clients on the requirements of IDEA, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), and Title IV of the Higher Education Act.

Ms. Graham graduated summa cum laude from the University of Kentucky with Bachelor’s Degrees in Finance and Public Relations in 2004 and graduated from Vanderbilt University Law School in 2007. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Graham worked as an associate at a corporate firm in Charlotte, North Carolina. Ms. Graham is a member of the District of Columbia bar and the North Carolina bar.

Areas of Practice:
Administrative Hearings & Adjudication
Administrative Investigations
Colleges & Universities
Private Schools
Public Schools
Regulatory Enforcement
Special Education
Bar Admissions:
District of Columbia, 2010
North Carolina, 2007
Education:

Vanderbilt University Law School, Nashville, Tennessee, 2007 J.D.
Honors: Dean’s List 2004 – 2005; Public Interest Service Award 2005 – 2006

University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 2004 B.B.A.
Honors: Summa Cum Laude Major: Finance

University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 2004 B.A.
Honors: Summa Cum Laude; Singletary Scholarship; Lexmark International Scholarship

Past Employment Positions:
Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A., Associate, 2007 – 2009
Pro Bono Activities:
Guardian ad Litem, Volunteer