Koga’s practice includes representing and advising school districts, higher education clients, and employers on a variety of education and employment law matters, including special education, student discipline, Title IX, Title IX investigation, Title VII, employee discipline, and employee benefits.
Koga has previously represented Chicago Public Schools as a Due Process Attorney, regularly counseling IEP teams and school administrators on special education matters and developing effective solutions to resolve Due Process cases. She has extensive experience working with and defending IEP teams in administrative hearings. Koga’s litigation experience also extends to employment law matters. Before joining Franczek, Koga represented the African Development Bank, a multinational development institution, in employment law matters before international administrative tribunals.
Koga is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where she represented Loyola in numerous regional and national competitions as part of the top-ten nationally ranked Philip H. Corboy Fellows in Trial Advocacy. Following her graduation, she was asked to return to Loyola as adjunct faculty, teaching the Corboy Fellows, which she did for three years. Koga is a former co-chair of the Young Lawyers Committee of the Black Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater Chicago, Inc. and a former member of the Board of Governors of the Catholic Lawyers Guild of Chicago. She enjoys all things cookery, especially planning and preparing dinner parties for her loved ones.