• Brooklyn Ctr. for Independence of the Disabled v. Metro. Transp. Auth.

    Publication Date: 2021-09-01
    Practice Area: Civil Rights
    Industry: Non-Profit | State and Local Government | Transportation
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Dennis Jacobs
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiffs-Appellants: Jelena Kolic, Disability Rights Advocates, Chicago, IL; Emily Seelenfreund, Disability Rights Advocates, New York, NY; Daniel L. Brown, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, LLP, New York, NY; on the briefs, Stuart Seaborn, Disability Rights Advocates, Berkeley, CA.
    for defendant: For Defendants-Appellees: Helene R. Hechtkopf, Miriam J. Manber, Steven M. Silverberg, on the brief, Ira J. Lipton, Hoguet Newman Regal & Kenney, LLP, New York, NY. For Amicus Curiae CSY Ventures LLC, d/b/a Up-Stand, in support of Plaintiffs-Appellants: David J. Abrams, Julie R. Fischer, Deva Roberts, Kristine B. Abrenica, Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP, New York, NY. For Amicus Curiae National Disability Rights Network, in support of Plaintiffs-Appellants: William A. Burck, Josef T. Ansorge, Stephen A. Broome, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP, Washington, DC and New York, NY. For Amicus Curiae TransitCenter, in support of Plaintiffs-Appellants: Darin P. McAtee, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, New York, NY.

    Case Number: 20-1433

    Issues of Fact Exist as to Whether Subway Elevator Outages Deprive Disabled Passengers