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The Premiere ADA Lawsuit Defense Lawyers

POTTER HANDY LLP (CENTER FOR DISABILITY ACCESS)

Potter Handy LLP, also known as the Center for Disability Access is the largest filer of ADA lawsuits in California. They file both physical access barrier claims as well as website accessibility claims. They have offices based in San Diego and San Francisco and file lawsuits throughout Southern and Northern California. They are well known for suing small businesses and property owners over minor technical errors related to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Unruh Act, and the California Building Code.

Website: https://www.potterhandy.com/disability-rights-california/

Attorneys: Mark Potter, Russell Handy, Amanda Seabock, Dennise Price, Chris Carson, Christopher Seabock, Tehniat Zaman, Faythe Gutierrez, Isabel Masanque, Claire Cylkowski, Bree Durso, Candice Clipner, Adrian Slipski, Naomi Butler, Sarah Anastasi

Known Plaintiffs: Chris Langer, Scott Johnson, Orlando Garcia, Andres Gomez, Traci Morgan, Brian Whitaker, Antonio Fernandez, Megan Erasmus, Jose Estrada, Michael Hernandez, Lisa Slattery

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Articles about Potter Handy LLP

2022

https://www.sfchronicle.com/food/wine/article/disability-lawsuits-fraud-17473263.php

https://www.ocregister.com/2022/10/02/websites-that-violate-disability-laws-squeezed-for-financial-settlements/

https://www.sfgate.com/news/bayarea/article/Serial-Ada-Plaintiff-Alleged-To-Be-Feigning-17473761.php

https://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/article/industrynews/dozens-of-northern-california-wineries-face-website-accessibility-lawsuits/

https://www.ktvu.com/news/san-francisco-da-chesa-boudin-announces-lawsuit-over-allegedly-fraudulent-disability-access-claims

https://missionlocal.org/2022/04/immigrant-owned-businesses-targeted-with-lawsuits-district-attorneys-push-back/

https://www.courthousenews.com/sf-da-meets-with-chinatown-business-owners-targeted-in-ada-shakedown/

https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2022/04/23/federal-judge-orders-serial-ada-plaintiffs-to-show-standing-to-sue-in-9-cases

https://www.cbsnews.com/sanfrancisco/news/ada-lawsuit-dismissed-potter-handy-brian-whitaker-alhambra-irish-house-redwood-city/

https://sf.eater.com/2022/5/13/23071124/california-disability-lawsuits-restaurants-case

https://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/article/industrynews/more-north-coast-winery-website-lawsuits-end-without-settlements/

https://www.sfgate.com/news/bayarea/article/Da-s-Lawsuit-Against-Potter-Handy-Law-Firm-17408200.php

2021

https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/06/28/serial-ada-filer-sets-sights-on-bay-area-merchants-submitting-1000-complaints-in-two-years

https://www.smdailyjournal.com/news/local/ada-lawsuits-hit-hard-in-san-mateo-county/article_276e60d6-ede4-11eb-8e21-cbe32ea45061.html

https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/Disability-lawsuits-hit-S-F-Chinatown-and-state-16356130.php

https://climaterwc.com/2021/09/16/redwood-city-buisinesses-mount-joint-defense-to-ada-lawsuits/http://www.metnews.com/articles/2021/AttorneyFees_100821.htm

2020

https://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/investigations/disability-lawsuits-continue-in-the-midst-of-economic-lockdown/2310934/

http://www.metnews.com/articles/2020/Ghadiri11042020.htm