Case on behalf of Central Alabama Pride, a gay group that was denied its free speech rights when the Birmingham mayor refused to provide city resources to support for gay pride based on his religious beliefs.
Appeal of a trial court order taking a thriving one-year-old girl away from her lesbian foster parents because the trial judge preferred the adoption placement to be with a "traditional family."
Case seeking to uphold non-biological mother's right to have parenting time with her child.
(Amicus) Federal Privacy Act case brought by a federal employee after a workplace doctor revealed his HIV status to a co-employee without his permission.
Employment discrimination case under ADA in which court ruled that evidence of the impact of AIDS on the claimant did not support her claim that she was discriminated against based on having HIV.
Case arguing against the Foreign Service's policy of not hiring anyone who is HIV positive.
Case challenging the wrongful denial of non-profit property tax exemption for a New York LGBTQ community center
Case arguing the right for a man living with HIV to receive care after being rejected from six nursing homes because of his HIV status
Case representing man refused dental care because he has HIV.
After more than 40 years together, Hal Birchfield and James Merrick Smith traveled to New York in October 2012 and got married. Tragically, less than a year later, in September 2013, James died. Upon James’ death, his share of the home they owned together was transferred to Hal, but because at that time Florida did not recognize their marriage, that transfer was treated as a “change of ownership” instead of as a transfer to a surviving spouse.