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Fanny Tsihlas - Executive Assistant

Fanny has over 20 years of experience as a legal assistant and has handled all aspects of legal administration and client relations. She joined Ratcliff Law in January 2018 as Jennifer’s personal assistant and the firm’s executive assistant. In this capacity, Fanny maintains Jennifer’s calendar and schedule, opens every new case that comes into the office, handles initial intake calls with prospective clients, coordinates client consults, and collects engagement letters and engagement fees.  Should you have any questions about your fee, or would like to schedule time with Jennifer, Fanny can assist you.


Fanny is also a mother of three, she currently resides in Long Island with her husband and sons, and she is fluent in Greek.

Chloe Rodriguez - Senior Paralegal

Chloe has been working in the field of special education law since 2008. She has extensive knowledge regarding the special education reimbursement process, and of the inner workings of DOE bureaucracy. Chloe also has a degree in paralegal studies and joined Ratcliff Law in September 2018 after having previously worked with Jennifer at another special education firm.


Chloe currently handles most aspects of the settlement and reimbursement processes. She is every client’s go-to contact for updates on the status of their case or questions about the process, in general. She also assists Jennifer with hearing preparation.

Sarah Beyer - Associate Attorney

Sarah recently received her Juris Doctor degree from Brooklyn Law School where she studied Special Education Law. She joined Ratcliff Law as a Law Clerk in October 2021. Sarah assists in drafting hearing requests, affidavits, and legal briefs.


Sarah received her Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Alma College and holds a post-baccalaureate certificate in Paralegal Studies. Sarah has worked in the legal profession for more than seven years. She previously worked as a paralegal in a high-volume litigation firm in her home state of Michigan.

Sarah was sworn into the New York State Bar in May 2022.

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