Digital Accessibility Legal Update
Digital Accessibility Legal UpdateSpeaker: Lainey Feingold, Law Office of Lainey Feingold
Date: Recorded at M-Enabling Summit, June 2017
Length: 1.25 hours
Target Audience: Anyone who needs to understand the legal environment impacting digital accessibility for persons with disabilities.
Skill Level: Beginner
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Overview:A fast-paced review of the current legal environment impacting digital accessibility. Come learn about court cases, Structured Negotiation settlements, agency activities, laws and regulations affecting web sites, mobile apps, kiosks, more. The session will look at digital accessibility legal developments affecting everyone — from Fortune 500 companies to academic institutions and government entities.
Lainey Feingold is a disability rights lawyer, author, and public speaker who has worked with the blind community on technology, digital, and information access issues for more than two decades. Her book, "Structured Negotiation, A Winning Alternative to Lawsuits", was published by the American Bar Association in 2016. Using Structured Negotiation, and without filing lawsuits, Lainey, her clients and co-counsel have negotiated landmark accessible information and technology agreements with major organizations in the US, including Bank of America, Major League Baseball, Walmart, Anthem, Inc. and the City and County of San Francisco. This year, the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution named Lainey the individual recipient of the John W. Cooley Lawyer as Problem Solver Award.
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