Civil Rights

Kightlinger & Gray, LLP's civil rights attorneys have experience with civil rights claims from both the employee and employer perspective and can guide clients through every step of the process. We defend housing and other civil rights claims by individuals and governmental agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Indiana Civil Rights Commission, and the United States Department of Justice. We also have experience representing governmental entities of all sorts, local and state organizations, counties, municipalities, schools, and their employees, often in matters involving police officers, schools, and land use. Kightlinger & Gray, LLP civil rights attorneys have experience defending civil rights actions throughout the states of Indiana and Kentucky.

Our team of civil rights attorneys is efficient and effective when handling a matter related to civil rights. We are cognizant of the exposure for prevailing party fees. This additional element of damages can create an incentive for early settlement. We routinely offer early evaluation and may consider potential rule 68 offer of judgment strategy to limit this area of exposure. We have used this strategy for the benefit of clients in numerous cases.

Types of cases we handle in this practice area include:

  • Discrimination in housing
  • Employment claims
  • False arrest
  • Malicious prosecution
  • Claimed unconstitutional takings
  • Title VI
  • Title IX












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