Civil rights cases are often lightning rods for controversy and, despite their best efforts to comply with civil rights laws, public entities and their public officials and employers sometimes find themselves facing lawsuits.
Civil rights—rights granted to citizens by the United States Constitution, State of Ohio Constitution, even local codes and ordinances—are complex and constantly evolving. Civil rights cases require a nimble, experienced team of attorneys adept at navigating the volatile waters of Civil Rights Law. McGown & Markling attorneys are exactly that. We are here to advise you on any potential legal pitfalls before a decision is made. Should a lawsuit or administrative charge be filed, our team is ready for that, too. Our litigation team has litigated numerous federal and state cases, as well as administrative hearings, in the area of Civil Rights Law.