Equal Access to Health Care Services for Individuals with Disabilities

October 21, 2015


During this presentation, Mr. Gordon discusses the legal principles under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) that are applicable in health care settings, the Department of Justice’s Barrier-Free Health Care Initiative, and recent cases that have settled under this initiative.


Photo of Steven Gordon

Steven Gordon

Coordinator for Civil Rights Enforcement, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia

Assistant United States Attorney Steven Gordon has been with the Department of Justice since 1995 and has worked on a variety of legal matters over the years, including civil rights investigations, health care cases, the Department of Justice’s civil racketeering case against the cigarette industry, and government contract litigation. Currently,... Read More >