Led by Megan Cacace, Relman Colfax conducted a two-year Civil Rights Audit of Facebook, providing analysis on the civil rights implications of the company’s policies and practices, and recommendations for improvement, and documenting their findings in three public reports.
In 2017, Relman Colfax reached a historic settlement in its longest-running case, a class action on behalf of more than 100 Special Agents of the United States Secret Service subjected to a racially discriminatory promotion system.
In this Fair Housing Act case challenging an Ohio landlord's discrimination against tenants based on race and familial status, Relman Colfax obtained a consent order in 2014 requiring that the landlord hire a professional management company to operate his apartment complexes and an $850,000 settlement.
This successful Fair Housing Act lawsuit against the D.C. Housing Authority for failure to provide sign language interpreters resulted in settlement requiring substantial changes to policies and practices to ensure sign language interpreters are provided.
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
- Washington Post, 01.17.2017
- The Washington Post, 02.02.2016
- The Washington Post, 01.27.2016
- The Washingtonian, 01.26.2016
- wkyc.com, 08.25.2014
- The Washington Post, 05.08.2013
J.D., Harvard Law School, magna cum laude
B.A., Harvard University, magna cum laude
- District of Columbia
- Hon. Morris E. Lasker, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts