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Pending • Amicus

Blatt v. Cabela’s Retail Inc.

Update: The federal district court in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania heard argument December 10. The hearing marked the first opportunity for the constitutional arguments for striking the transgender exclusion written into the ADA to be fully laid out in court. Read more

The Department of Justice submitted a statement of interest, in which … Read More →

Pending • Representing Plaintiff(s)

Partanen v. Gallagher

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Jo- and Ja- are siblings, now 7 and 4 years old, the children of Karen Partanen and Julie Gallagher. 

Karen and Julie were a couple for nearly 13 years.  They met in Massachusetts, moved to Florida where they purchased a home together, and after a time decided to have children together using assisted reproduction.  … Read More →

Victory • Representing Plaintiff(s)

Barrett v Fontbonne Academy
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Update: Victory! In a first-of-its-kind decision, the Massachusetts Superior Court judge has ruled that Fontbonne Academy, a Catholic girls’ high school, discriminated against Matthew Barrett on the basis of sexual orientation and sex when it rescinded its offer of the job of food services manager to him because he is married to another man. The … Read More →

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