Christopher Wildenhain

Christopher Wildenhain

Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP

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Lending Industry Take Note: Federal Fair Housing Act Provides For Disparate-Impact Liability

The status quo stands, to a degree. By a 5-4 vote, the United States Supreme Court has concluded that the federal Fair Housing Act (“FHA”) authorizes lawsuits not just for intentional discrimination, but for conduct taken...more

7/2/2015 - Affordable Housing Discrimination Disparate Impact Fair Housing Act (FHA) HUD Mortgage Lenders Popular SCOTUS Texas Dept of Housing v Inclusive Communities Title VII

U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Resolve Whether the FHA Provides for Disparate Impact Liability.

A major change to federal law governing mortgage lending may be on the horizon. On October 2, 2014, the United States Supreme Court agreed to decide whether the Fair Housing Act (“FHA”) not only imposes liability for...more

12/22/2014 - Disability Discrimination Discrimination Disparate Impact Fair Housing Act (FHA) Gender Discrimination Mortgage Lenders Race Discrimination SCOTUS

Harsh & Costly Lesson from Unilateral Use of E-Discovery Tools

As technological developments have greatly expanded the world of available information, the cost of harvesting electronically stored information (ESI) has risen exponentially. In recent years however, technology has also...more

9/30/2014 - Banks Discovery Electronically Stored Information FDIC Keyword Search Predictive Coding Progressive Casualty Insurance Company

e-Discovery Update: Avoid Sanctions by Appropriately Preserving Electronically Stored Information

A 2013 ruling from the Rhode Island Superior Court illustrates the necessity of preserving potentially relevant information in the face of pending or threatened litigation, and the harsh consequences that can result from a...more

7/15/2013 - Criminal Sanctions Electronic Evidence Electronically Stored Information Evidence

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