Our experience includes the following matters:

  • Defending a national insurance company and its subsidiaries in connection with website accessibility claims filed by plaintiffs' firm
  • Advising major hospitality and entertainment companies in responding to ADA website accessibility demand letters
  • Serving as ADA counsel to a national bank and advising on the full range of accessibility matters including point of sale devices, telephone communications, reasonable accommodations for consumers, policies, and procedures, and websites
  • Advising several digital-only consumer financial services companies on ADA website and mobile accessibility standards and program development
  • Representing an international food and beverage company in potential ADA litigation and providing ongoing advice on digital accessibility standards and program development
  • Defended multiple clients in ADA litigation, including accessibility claims filed by advocacy groups
  • Represented several financial institutions in defense of multiple suits in 2010-2012 related to ATM machine requirements
  • Represented a New Jersey-based healthcare network in a matter related to service animals
  • Represented a national gaming operator in opposing an administrative charge by a restaurant customer claiming he and his disabled sister were denied access to the casino buffet
  • Represented national retailers and banks in responding to ADA website accessibility demand letters and provided compliance advice on accessibility and effective communications with individuals with disabilities
  • Advised large operators of film festivals and educational conferences on how to comply with ADA physical accessibility requirements and respond to a variety of complex reasonable accommodation requests
  • Represented a client in a Section 504 review by HUD to determine overall compliance of housing, administrative offices, and other non-dwelling spaces, programs, and policies with the physical and programmatic requirements of Section 504
  • Negotiated a settlement of a Section 504 matter with HUD and then worked closely with the client and accessibility experts to comply with the settlement agreement, including developing new policies and systems, creating hundreds of UFAS-compliant units, and demonstrating the compliance of the foregoing with HUD requirements and the settlement agreement
  • Advised clients on and negotiated Voluntary Compliance Agreements with HUD to resolve Section 504, Civil Rights Act, Fair Housing Act, and Rental Assistance Demonstration issues
  • Advised clients on policies to comply with Section 504 requirements for admissions and occupancy of public housing and the housing choice voucher program