Attorney Tracy Kennedy
Tracy Kennedy comes to the Sanghavi Law Office, LLC, with experience working in institutions of higher education. Most recently, Tracy served as the Director of Title IX Initiatives/Title IX Coordinator at the College of the Holy Cross. In this role, Tracy oversaw the College’s compliance with Federal and state statutes, regulations, and case law relative to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), including but not limited to coordinating the College’s review, investigation, and resolution of alleged misconduct that implicated the College’s Sexual Misconduct Policy, in accordance with applicable policies. Throughout her time at Holy Cross, Tracy developed and led comprehensive trainings for College employees in the areas of harassment, discrimination, equity, and procedures and best practices for prompt, fair, and equitable investigations. Tracy also served as the College’s Title IX and Non-Discrimination Investigator during her time at Holy Cross.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Tracy worked for the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, working directly with undergraduate students, graduate students, non-traditional students, executive students, and faculty members regarding research, academics, and program coordination. These roles coupled with her experience at Holy Cross contributed significantly to her knowledge of Title IX, the Clery Act, VAWA, and other relevant laws, and experience working with a diverse student body.
Tracy is a graduate of Providence College and North Carolina Central University School of Law. Upon graduation from law school, Tracy served as a prosecutor in the Child Abuse/Sexual Assault Unit for the Office of the Worcester County District Attorney.
Tracy has participated in multiple trainings, including but not limited to, United Educators’ Title IX Investigator and Coordinator training, NACUA’s Conducting Effective Internal Investigations training, and MCAD’s Conducting Internal Complaints of Discrimination Investigations training. Tracy is also on United Educators’ list of approved investigators.
She is licensed to practice in Massachusetts. She is not admitted to practice law in other states.