This class action lawsuit challenges Wisconsin Medicaid's categorical exclusion on gender-confirming treatments for transgender beneficiaries under Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act, the Fourteenth Amendment's Equal Protection Clause, and the Medicaid Act.
In a historic victory for Ashton Whitaker, a transgender student in Wisconsin, the firm secured a landmark Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals decision in 2017 recognizing that Title IX and the Fourteenth Amendment protect transgender students from discrimination at school. The firm obtained an $800,000 settlement in January 2018.
This lawsuit brought by fair housing organization against City of Peoria alleges discriminatory enforcement of a chronic nuisance ordinance on the basis of race and sex in violation of the Fair Housing Act.
Scott v. Sree-Lumberton, LLC
Survived a motion to dismiss on franchisor liability for public accommodation race discrimination claims.
Kelm v. Watersound Beach Community Association
Obtained favorable settlement against homeowner’s association that had refused to allow homeowners to make reasonable modifications for child with disabilities.
In the Media
- Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, 04.24.2019
- Wisconsin Gazette, 07.26.2018
- Slate, 04.30.2018
- Slate, 06.13.2017
- Washington Post, 06.02.2017
- Washington Post, 05.30.2017
J.D., Yale Law School
B.A., Macalester College, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
- District of Columbia