Legal Update on Major Life Activities

Tuesday, April 28, 2009


What constitutes a major life activity under the ADA has been a source of extensive litigation. This session will review the ADA, its regulations, and recent case law decisions interpreting various major life activities. A discussion of the new ADA Amendments Act and its impact on this issue will also be included.


Alan Goldstein, Senior Attorney, Equip for Equality (EFE), the Illinois Protection and Advocacy Agency

Barry Taylor, VP for Civil Rights and Systemic Litigation, Equip for Equality