Paul T. O’Neill is an education attorney, advisor, professor and author. He is Co-founder and Senior Fellow of the non-profit National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools. Mr. O’Neill is also Founder & President of Tugboat Education Services and head of the Education Law Practice Group of Cohen Schneider & O’Neill LLP in New York. Much of his work is devoted to the intersection of special education and charter schools. This focus is also reflected in his academic work. He serves on the adjunct faculty of Teachers College, Columbia University where he teaches courses on education policy and law.