IRINA ROLLER, ESQ.


Irina is a 1999 graduate of New York Law School, and has been practicing law for over 19 years. After working for premier plaintiff and defense litigation firms as a trial attorney in NYC, she started her own law firm, Law Offices of Irina Roller, PLLC in 2004.


Irina has dedicated her law practice to helping families obtain either appropriate public educational programs and services, or private school funding for their children. She believes that every child can learn and flourish in the right learning environment, and with appropriate support. Irina and her staff work to ensure that children obtain the services and education they need, deserve and are entitled to by law.


Irina has successfully litigated against the Department of Education, obtaining needed educational programs, services and tuition funding for her clients. She is a passionate advocate for children's rights and works aggressively to ensure that her clients' rights are enforced.


Irina is fluent in Russian. She has been a philanthropist for over 16 years. She is on the Board of Directors of the UJA-Federation of New York, and also serves on several boards including the Autism Task Force as well as the Russian Leadership Division.



ED PERKINS, ESQ. 

Ed is a graduate of Vanderbilt University Law School and a Manhattan native. He is admitted to practice in New York and New York’s Southern District.

During law school, he completed internships with the Federal Public Defender’s Office and the Children’s Rights Division of Human Rights Watch, and was included on the Tennessee Supreme Court’s 2015 Pro Bono Honor Roll.

After gaining admission to the Bar, Ed followed up on his passion for litigating and advocating on behalf of children and families by joining the New York City Administration for Children’s Services, where he represented the City in child abuse and child neglect cases in Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island Family Court.

Ed has over two years and hundreds of hours of experience in court and is a passionate and zealous litigator. Ed enjoys yoga and boxing, and in his free time likes to visit museums and record stores.



NOELLE BOOSTANI, ESQ. 


Noelle is a 2012 Cum Laude graduate of Baruch College, CUNY with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration and a 2015 graduate of Brooklyn Law School. Noelle worked as a fellow for Advocates for Children in the School Justice Project, and as an attorney/fellow for the Court Square Law Project, where she represented clients in the areas of family law and special education law.


Prior to joining the Law Offices of Irina Roller, Noelle was an associate at another parent firm representing children with special education disability rights, where she represented parents for hearings as well as appeals. In her free time she enjoys gardening, the beach, and hanging out with her dog Malibu.



SHERIF MOUSSA, ESQ.


Sherif Moussa is a 1999 graduate of the Duke University School of Law where he was the recipient of the J. Paul Coie Fellowship Endowment for the Study of Jurisprudence and Law. He also holds a Master's degree in Philosophy from Duke University, as well as a  Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Philosophy from Fordham University where he studied as a Dean's Scholar. He is admitted to practice law in New York, New York's Southern District and Connecticut (admission pending in New Jersey).


After a successful career in complex commercial litigation as well as securities and consumer class action cases resulting in cumulative settlements in excess of $1 billion dollars he made his initial foray into government work by spending over two years working for the New York City Department of Education Office of General Counsel. After over two years of negotiating, litigating and generally resolving cases filed by parents under the IDEA, and having recently become a first time parent himself, he is thrilled to join the Law Offices of Irina Roller, PLLC to put his skills to use in advocating for families with children with special needs.





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