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Glenn Schlactus
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J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, cum laude

B.A., Georgetown University

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia


Honorable Patricia M. Wald, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit


Mr. Schlactus practices primarily in civil rights litigation.  He has extensive experience representing individuals and organizations in fair housing and fair lending cases.

Prior to joining Relman, Dane & Colfax, Mr. Schlactus litigated complex civil cases in federal court at two Washington, D.C. law firms, where he also provided compliance counseling to banks, credit card companies, and mortgage companies on predatory and discriminatory lending issues.  Before attending law school, Mr. Schlactus spent several years with Public Citizen, where he lobbied Congress and federal agencies on issues of automobile safety and tort law and assisted in the litigation of impact cases affecting the rights of consumers.

Professional Activities

Mr. Schlactus has co-authored of Creating and Protecting Pro-Integration Programs Under the Fair Housing Act, in The Integration Debate: Competing Futures for American Cities (2009).

Selected Published Cases

Mr. Schlactus' better-known cases include:

  • ACandS, Inc. v. Travelers Cas. & Sur. Co., 435 F.3d 252 (3d Cir. 2006);
  • EEOC v. University of Phoenix, Inc., 505 F. Supp. 2d 1045 (D.N.M. 2007);
  • Mayor & City Council of Baltimore v. Wells Fargo, N.A., 631 F. Supp. 2d 702 (D. Md. 2009);
  • Newman v. Borders, Inc., 530 F. Supp. 2d 346 (D.D.C. 2008);
  • NCRC v. Accredited Home Lenders Holding Co., 573 F. Supp. 2d 70 (D.D.C. 2008); 597 F. Supp. 2d 120 (D.D.C. 2009); and
  • NCRC v. NovaStar Fin. Inc., 604 F. Supp. 2d 26 (D.D.C. 2009); 631 F. Supp. 2d 1 (D.D.C. 2009).