This class action lawsuit successfully challenged Wisconsin Medicaid's categorical exclusion on gender-confirming treatments for transgender beneficiaries with gender dysphoria.
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.
This Fair Housing Act lawsuit against the City of LaGrange, Georgia challenges the City's utility service policies—including denying utility services to individuals with unpaid court debt and requiring a Social Security number to obtain utilities—for having an unlawful disparate impact on African Americans and Latinos.
In the Media
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 12.10.2019
- Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, 04.24.2019
- Wisconsin Gazette, 07.26.2018
- Slate, 04.30.2018
- 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
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