Civil Rights Defense
Howd & Ludorf, LLC has a team of attorneys with years of experience defending public entities, employees and officials against claims of civil rights violation brought for alleged violation of the United States Constitution, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Fair Housing Act, and the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act.
The Firm also defends Title VII employment discrimination suits, Title IX gender discrimination and sexual harassment suits, and claims brought for alleged violation of the Connecticut Constitution and the Connecticut Fair Employment Practices Act. Howd & Ludorf, LLC attorneys regularly defend civil rights claims brought in state and federal courts, and before administrative agencies such as the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities and the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. When appellate practice is necessary, Howd & Ludorf, LLC attorneys defend civil rights claims at the Connecticut Appellate Court, the Connecticut Supreme Court, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.