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Posted Feb. 20, 2006:  Lawyer Gary Lofland WINS precedent-setting reverse discrimination suit at 9th U.S. Circuit in Western States Paving
July 5, 2005:  Official Gov't Data Shows Excessive Overhiring of Minorities.  See Full Report
July 3, 2003:  KODAK - If you're not a preferred minority, Kodak won't do business with you! See Full Story.

Public Interest, Non-Profit Law Firms: Description: Postal Address: News:

Atlantic Legal Foundation*

www.atlanticlegal.org/

          Atlantic Legal Foundation is a public interest legal foundation that advocates free enterprise, the rights of individuals, and limited government.  The Foundation charges no legal fees for its work.  It is a "charitable foundation" under IRS code 501(c)(3) and contributions are tax deductible.
        * Definitely Politically Conservative
Atlantic Legal Foundation
60 East 42nd Street
New York, NY 10165
(212) 867-3322
Fax: (212) 867-1022

E-mail: Atlanticlaw@yahoo.com

 

Enstrom Foundation

http://enstrom-foundation.org/

          The Enstrom Foundation opposes race based, government imposed solutions such as forced busing to achieve "diversity" or "racial balance".  Since 1977 the Foundation has been instrumental in opposing forced busing.

          The Enstrom Foundation is a tax exempt 501(c)3 organization.

   

Institute for Justice*

www.instituteforjustice.org/

          According to their Web page:   "If you seek a courtroom champion for individual liberty, free market solutions, and limited government, look only as far as the Institute for Justice."

          This is "the site of the public interest law firm that's in court on behalf of your rights."
          *Definitely Politically Libertarian

Institute for Justice
1717 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
          Suite 200
Washington, DC  20006
(202) 955-1300
Fax (202) 955-1329

 

Landmark Legal Foundation*

http://www.landmarklegal.org

     According to their Web page:  "In courtrooms throughout America ... Landmark Legal Foundation is the first line of defense for the U.S. Constitution and the rule of law. ...
The Foundation represents public figures and average Americans victimized by the unconstitutional laws and regulations that deny them access to quality schools, takes their property without compensation, tramples their individual liberties and hampers their economic opportunities.  Landmark is an IRS-approved non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.
          *Politically Conservative
Landmark Legal Foundation
445-B Carlisle Drive
Herndon, Virginia 20170
     (703) 689-2370
     Fax: (703) 689-2373

Landmark Legal Foundation
3100 Broadway, Suite 515
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
     (816) 931-5559
     Fax: (816) 931-1115

 

Mountain States Legal Foundation*

www.mountainstateslegal.com

          Mountain States Legal Foundation takes on "nationally significant public interest litigation" on behalf of "little guys" who are innocent victims of excessive government policies and regulations.  Successful cases have included "white" contractors who have been racially discriminated against by "racially preferential minority contracting policies".  (Mountain States played a significant role in the landmark Adarand Constructors" reverse discrimination decision.)

          * Definitely Politically Conservative

Mountain States Legal
     Foundation
707 Seventeenth St.,
     Suite 3030
Denver, CO
(303) 292-2021
Fax (303) 292-1980

Mar. 7, 2001:  See Denver Quotas Declared Illegal (Concrete Works v. Denver)

Plaintiffs represented by Mountain States

Pacific Legal Foundation

www.pacificlegal.org/

          The Pacific Legal Foundation serves as a legal advocate for less government, the preservation of free enterprise, private property rights, and individual liberty.   The Foundation opposes discriminatory practices based on race, gender, or national origin, and opposes hiring and contracting quotas.  Pacific Legal Foundation is a tax-exempt, non-profit organization under IRS Code Section 501(c)(3).
          *Definitely Politically Conservative
Pacific Legal Foundation
3900 Lennane Drive, Suite 200
Sacramento, California 95834
Phone: (916) 419-7111
Fax: (916) 419-7747
Email: plf@pacificlegal.org

See:
Pacific Legal Sues Sacramento Utility for Violating Prop. 209
(12/01/98)

Pacific Legal Sues S.F. Over Airport Setasides
(09/15/00)

Southeastern Legal Foundation*

southeasternlegal.org/

          The Southeastern Legal Foundation is a public interest law firm which advocates limited government, individual economic freedom, and the free enterprise system.  They take on cases which can make a difference in policy and legal precedent.  The Foundation represented a local company which challenged the Atlanta School District's race-based set-aside program for public contracts.
          *Definitely Politically Conservative
Southeastern Legal Foundation
6100 Lake Forrest Drive
Suite 520
Atlanta, GA  30328

Phone:   (404) 257-9667
Fax: (404) 257-0049
Toll Free: (800) 474-8313

Email:
info@southeasternlegal.org

 
Texas Legal Foundation

texaslegalfoundation.org

          The purpose of the Texas Legal Foundation is to advocate, in the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the federal and state governments, conservative public policy positions that are held by a majority of Texas citizens but that have not been implemented by the government.

          The Texas Legal Foundation was founded by Steve Smith in 1994. Its first clients were two of the four plaintiffs in the Hopwood v. Texas case, which ended racial preferences in admissions and scholarships at Texas universities from 1996 until 2003.

Texas Legal Foundation
710 West Avenue
Austin, Texas  78701

Phone:   (512) 496-7818
Fax:  (512) 301-4097

Email:
tlf@texaslegalfoundation.org

See:
Piatt v. Austin - White Police Officer Sues Austin for Reverse Discrimination
(06-26-07)
(Case Study 52)
Hopwood v. Texas - Landmark case ended racial preferences in admissions and scholarships at Texas universities from 1996 until 2003.

Washington Legal Foundation*

www.wlf.org

          The purpose of the Washington Legal Foundation (WLF) is to defend and promote the principles of free enterprise and individual rights.  WLF played a key role in overturning the University of Maryland's "racial scholarships".
          *Definitely Politically Conservative
Washington Legal Foundation
2009 Massachusettes Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
(202) 588-0302
Fax (202) 588-0386
 

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Private Firms
with experience in reverse discrimination cases
Description: Postal Address: News:

Bish, Roth & Butler, Ltd.
www.fountaincitylaw.com

OHIO
Private practice; fee for service.
Listing revised 03/12/00.

          Serving clients in Ohio, Indiana and Michigan.  Broad expertise in matters of civil law.  Areas of practice include legal counsel to businesses and individuals on employment matters, including discrimination litigation. c/o Charles Butler
Bish, Roth & Butler, Ltd.
1210 West High St.
Bryan, Ohio 43506
Phone:  419-636-5666
Email:
butler@fountaincitylaw.com
 
Ducar, Lorona & Parks, P.C.
www.azlitigation.com

ARIZONA
Private practice; fee for service.
Listing added 10/19/03.

          Attorneys Jess A. Lorona and Thomas C. Horne represented the white male professors at Northern Arizona University in a reverse discrimination case.

          Among other areas of law, the firm specializes in civil litigation and criminal law.

Ducar, Lorona & Parks, P.C.
Renaissance Two
40 North Central, Suite 2800
Phoenix, Arizona 85004-4497
Telephone: 602/253-9700
Facsimile: 602/258-4805
Email: tducar@azlitigation.com
See Adverity.Net:
Northern Arizona University Reverse Discrimination
(Case Study 23)

Fett & Fields, P.C.
http://fettlaw.com/

MICHIGAN
Private practice; fee for service.  Licensed to practice in Michigan.
Listing updated 3/13/07

          Special expertise in Reverse Discrimination cases, including especially one or more reverse discrimination law suits against Ford Motor Company.  Recently, James K. Fett helped to win colorblind, fair treatment for the Pontiac, MI firefighters. Attorneys:   James K. Fett, Lawrence A. Fields, Joshua R. Fields
Fett & Fields, P.C.
805 East Main
Pinckney, MI  48169
Phone: (734) 954-0100
Fax: (734) 954-0762
Conctact Form:
http://fettlaw.com/contact.html
Email: attys@fettlaw.com
See Adversity.Net:
White Pontiac Firefighters Win Equal Treatment! (July 2006)

Wayne County, Michigan Reverse Discrimination

Flaster Greenberg, P.C.
http://www.flastergreenberg.com

NEW JERSEY
Private practice; fee for service.
Listing added 12/22/05

          Represents individuals in employment law, estate and tax planning as well as in dispute resolution, civil litigation matters, family law and adoption. Michael D. Homans
Flaster/Greenberg P.C.
1810 Chapel Avenue West
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002-4606

Phone: (856) 661-1900
Contact Form:
http://www.flastergreenberg.com/
contact/index.cfm

See Adversity.Net:
Philadelphia School Employees Win Reverse Discrimination Suit
(Case Study 46)

Gregory A. Hall
Attorney at Law

http://www.FederalLaw.com/

DENVER
Private practice; fee for service.
Posted 03/30/99

          Federal Workers’ Compensation; Civil Rights Litigation; Employment Discrimination / Sexual Harassment / Disability Harassment; Federal Disability Retirement; Social Security Disability; MSPB

Gregory A. Hall
Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 202922
Denver, CO 8022 0-8922
Phone: 303-320-0584
Email:
Gregory@FederalLaw.com

 

Glen N. Lenhoff
Attorney at Law

(no web page available)

MICHIGAN
Listing updated 12/23/03

          Practices in Flint, Michigan.  Successfully represented Dennis J. Purcell in reverse gender discrimination suit against Mott Community College (MI).  Also successfully represented Stephen Buszek in reverse gender discrimination suit against Bay City Community College (MI).  Participated in successful class action lawsuit against Ford Motor Company for reverse discrimination against older white males.  Attorney Lenhoff also succesfully represented white firefighter John Linker in a reverse discrimination case against the Flint, Michigan fire department 11-25-03. Law Office of Glen N. Lenhoff
328 South Saginaw
8th Floor, North Building
Flint, Michigan  48502
Phone: 810-235-5660
Fax: 810-235-5641
Email: Lenhofflaw@usol.com
See Especially:
John Linker v. Flint Fire Department 11-25-03

See Also:
Buszek v. Bay City Community College:
$1.5 million for reverse sex discrimination

See Also:
Purcell v. Mott Community College
$500,000 for reverse sex discrimination

Hanan M. Isaacs, P.C.

www.hananisaacs.com

          Primary Focus: Professional mediation and arbitration; general civil and criminal trial law.  Also, trial practice emphasizes commercial litigation, divorce
litigation, labor and employment law, personal injury law, and criminal defense work. ADR practice principally involves complex labor and employment, commercial, insurance, personal injury, or divorce disputes.

          Mr. Isaacs won a substantial award for his client in a reverse discrimination claim against the FAA on 10-6-04 (see link at far right).

Hanan M. Isaacs, P.C.
601 Ewing Street, Suite C-12 Princeton, NJ 08540
Tel: (609) 683-7400
Fax: (609) 921-8982
E-Mail: info@hananisaacs.com
See Especially:
Case 41:
FAA Unlawful Racial Quotas
Harold L. Lichten
Attorney at Law
Pyle, Rome, Lichten & Ehrenberg, P.C.

BOSTON
Private practice; fee for service.
Updated 11/28/03

          Civil law.  Attorney Harold L. Lichten successfully represented white Boston Firefighter applicants Joseph Quinn, et al, in a reverse discrimination lawsuit against the Boston Fire Department.  On Aug. 24, 2003 the Court ordered hiring of the white firefighters. Mr. Harold L. Lichten
Pyle, Rome, Lichten & Ehrenberg, P.C.
18 Tremont Street, Suite 500
Boston, MA 02108
Phone: (617) 367-7200
Fax: (617) 367-4820
See Adversity.Net
Case 37:
Boston Firefighter Reverse Discrimination Lawsuit

(Web Posted 11/24/03)
Gary Lofland
Attorney at Law
Lofland & Associates

YAKIMA, WA
Private practice; fee for service.
Posted 2/20/06

          Gary Lofland successfully represented highway construction firm Western States Paving Co. in a landmark reverse discrimination claim affecting all nine states in the 9th U.S.Circuit.  On May 9, 2005 the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that Washington State DOT had failed to prove that historic discrimination justified use of racial quotas in highway contract awards. Gary Lofland
Lofland & Associates
9 N 11th Ave
Yakima, WA 98902-3016
Phone: (509) 452-2828
See Adversity.Net
Case 47:
Western States Paving

(Web posted
02/20/06)
William Piper
Attorney at Law

MICHIGAN
Private practice; fee for service.
Updated 07/26/02

          Private practice, specializing in civil law.  Representing two separate reverse discrimination cases at the time of this posting. William Piper
2700 Old Centre
Portage, MI 49024

Phone (269) 323-3400
Fax (269) 323-3418

See
Adversity.Net
Case 22 - Atkins v. Benton Harbor
Rettko Law Offices, S.C.
William Rettko

WISCONSIN
Private practice; fee for service.
Updated 06/09/05

          Private practice with great success in prosecuting "reverse discrimination" cases against police and other government entities in the state of Wisconsin. William Rettko
Rettko Law Offices
15430 West Capitol Drive
Brookfield, WI 53005

Phone (262) 783-7200

See
Adversity.Net
Case 43 - Alexander v. Jones
Rizik & Rizik P.C.
Attorneys at Law

http://www.riziklaw.com

MICHIGAN
Private practice; fee for service.   Posted 07/11/02

          Areas of practice include employment law and corporate law. Michael B. Rizik, Jr. has handled reverse discrimination cases including one against Ford Motor Company. Rizik & Rizik P.C.
8226 South Saginaw Street
Suite A
Grand Blanc, Michigan 48439

Phone: 810-953-6000
Fax: 810-953-6005

Email: lawyers@riziklaw.com

 
Rubin and Purcell, LLP

http://rubinpurcell.com

NEW YORK
Private practice; fee for service.   Posted 02/26/01

          Rubin & Purcell, LLP is a general practice, servicing both individual and corporate clients with a variety of legal services. The firm's attorneys are experienced in handling all aspects of sophisticated commercial and real estate transactions, class actions, personal injury suits, civil rights matters, divorces, complex litigations, and all criminal matters. RUBIN & PURCELL, LLP
330 Vanderbilt Motor Parkway
Suite 300
Hauppauge, New York 11788
(Suffolk County)

(631) 952-5500
Fax: (631) 952-5600
Email: trubin@rubinpurcell.com

See:
Feb. 9, 2001 Suffolk County Appeal
Herbert P. Schlanger
Law Offices of Herbert P. Schlanger

http://www.schlanger.com

GEORGIA
Private practice; fee for service; alternate billing arrangements available.
Posted 04/05/01

          Herbert Schlanger, Esq., was the lead attorney in Cone Corp v. Florida DOT (1989), Capeletti Bros. v. Metro Dade County (settled in 1992 for $500,000 after trial but before decision), ECA v. Metro Dade County (striking down Miami-Dade's race-conscious programs in construction), and as of this posting is currently litigating Gill v. Metro Dade County (on behalf of architects and engineers) and 50 State Security v. Metro Dade County (on behalf of firms providing security services). Law Offices of Herbert P. Schlanger
.     Suite 1890
.     230 Peachtree Street, N.W.
.     Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 893-9977
Fax: (404) 893-3067
Email: lohps@bellsouth.net
 
Karen Lee Torre
Law Offices of Karen Lee Torre

(no web site available)

CONNECTICUT
Private practice; fee for service.
Updated 10/09/07

          Karen Lee Torre successfully won a six figure settlement for New Haven Police officers in a reverse discrimination suit.  At the time of this posting she is representing New Haven Firefighters in a reverse discrimination lawsuit. Law Offices of Karen Lee Torre
129 Church Street
New Haven, CT 06510
(203) 865-5541
Fax: (203) 865-4811
See:
New Haven FD Case
Charles L. Wiest, Jr.
Attorney at Law

(no web site available)

MISSOURI
Private pracitce; fee for service.
Posted 2/6/03

          Charles L. Wiest, Jr. successfully achieved a reverse discrimination settlement against the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on behalf of his client, former HUD employee Larry Price in January 2002. Charles L. Wiest, Jr.
Attorney at Law
200 South Hanley Road
     Suite 1100
St. Louis, MO 63105-3415
See:
Larry Price v. HUD
Tim Willoughby
Willoughby Law Firm

http://www.timslaw.com

MISSOURI
Private practice; fee for service; employment law
Posted 12/24/03

          Tim Willoughby specializes in employment law in the State of Missouri. Willoughby Law Firm
10097 Manchester Road, Suite 207
St. Louis, Missouri 63122
(314) 821-7500
Fax: (314) 821-4580
Email: Tina@TimsLaw.com
 

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