Brett Sokolow is the Chair of TNG (TNG, LLC), a national multidisciplinary risk management consulting and law firm with more than 3,000 clients, 30 executive and support employees, and a roster of 25 attorneys and consultants who are at the forefront of the field in their areas of expertise. Sokolow founded TNG in 2000. He is also the founder of membership associations ATIXA and NaBITA .
Sokolow is recognized for his national leadership on systems-level solutions for safer schools, campuses, communities, and workplaces and is widely considered to be one of the foremost Title IX experts in the nation. He has served as an expert witness in more than 50 significant lawsuits affecting college, university, employer, and school liability.
In addition to his role with TNG, Sokolow served as Executive Director of ATIXA from 2012-2017 and now serves as President of ATIXA, the Association of Title IX Administrators (www.atixa.org), the leading industry association for Title IX compliance, with over 3,600 active school and college members.
In his role as an attorney with TNG, Sokolow serves with his partners as outside counsel/advisor to 70 colleges and universities, and has served as counsel to more than 250 campuses since the firm was founded in 2000. In addition to its legal representation work, TNG provides consulting services to an additional 400+ campuses, schools, and workplaces each year.
Since June of 2017, Sokolow has chaired TNG’s west coast practice group, in Los Angeles, CA. TNG’s headquarters is based in Berwyn, Pennsylvania, outside of Philadelphia, and the firm maintains additional satellite offices in Manchester, NH, Denver, CO, and Columbus, OH.
In 2009, Sokolow founded NaBITA, The National Behavioral Intervention Team Association (www.nabita.org), an organization of 1,200 members dedicated to school, campus, and workplace violence prevention, intervention, and mental health resources. He served as Executive Director until 2015, and now serves as Founder and Board Chair of the NaBITA Advisory Board.
Sokolow has been interviewed on CNN, and has been featured in Newsweek, TIME Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, ABC News, The Chronicle of Higher Education, USA Today, The Boston Globe, and many other media outlets.
Sokolow is a risk management consultant, author, editor, and attorney admitted to the Pennsylvania and New Jersey bars. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in East Asian Studies from the College of William and Mary (1993), and a Juris Doctorate from the Villanova University School of Law (1997).
TNG specializes in training, compliance, publications, and consultation related to:
- Sexual Violence, Harassment, and Discrimination
- Intimate Partner Violence and Stalking
- Workplace Violence Prevention
- Title IX and VAWA Section 304 Compliance
- Clery Act and FERPA Compliance
- Student Conduct and Training
- Due Process, Tenure, and Union Labor Issues
- Culture Change and Prevention Strategies
- Confidential Investigations
- College/University/Employment Defense Litigation
- Campus Safety and Security
- Behavioral Intervention and Threat Assessment
- Suicide & Psychological Distress
- Disruptive Students and Classroom Management
- Expert Witness Services
- 1stAmendment and Academic Freedom
- Hazing and Student Organization Risk Management
- Problem Drinking and Drugs