In 2013, in the first reverse redlining case filed against a for-profit school in the country for engaging in deceptive practices to encourage low-income African-American students to take out large federal student loans for an education that the school knew was inadequate, the firm obtained a $5 million settlement for a class of over 4,000 members.
In this employment discrimination case, Relman Colfax secured a in $687,000 verdict for an African-American bartender denied a position at a Washington, DC bar because of her race.
In the Media
- Privately run prisoner transport company kept detainee shackled for 18 days in human waste, lawsuit allegesWashington Post, 04.24.2018
- Associated Press, 04.24.2018
- The Washington Post, 02.02.2016
- The Washington Post, 01.27.2016
- The Washingtonian, 01.26.2016
- Richmond BizSense, 07.29.2013
J.D., Harvard Law School, cum laude
B.A., Northwestern University, magna cum laude
- District of Columbia
- Michigan (inactive)
- Hon. Diane P. Wood, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit