ADA, FHA & Disabilities Law

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Saul Ewing attorneys represent public and private employers across the country with their requirements for accessibility and accommodations for people with disabilities and related issues, including:

  • Entities covered and facing claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Fair Housing Act (FHA) and other accessibility laws
  • Landlords and tenants
  • Contractors and in-house construction departments
  • Operations/customer service in “Places of Public Accommodation”
  • Risk managers
  • Manufacturers
  • Trade associations and legal/legislative affairs departments
  • Multi-family and transient housing industry companies, including developers, property managers and insurers
  • Colleges and universities and public and private schools
  • State and local governmental entities
  • Other covered entities, such as apprenticeship programs, entities involved in testing for licensure or professional certifications, associations or private companies offering educational programs through conferences or online, and local government convention centers

Our team advises clients on matters across a variety of areas, such as:

  • Employment discrimination
  • Public access claims
  • Accessible design and construction claims, under federal and state laws and codes, including the ADA and ICC/ANSI; ADA barrier removal in existing facilities, and program accessibility for governmental entities and recipients for federal financial assistance
  • Disability discrimination
  • Non-discrimination issues involving customers, patients, tenants, students and others under ADA Titles II and III, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and state and local civil rights laws
  • Navigation of the overlapping coverage of these laws


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