Assistant General Counsel
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
William Lynch serves as Assistant General Counsel for the Fair Housing Compliance Division, Office of General Counsel, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Compliance Division attorneys are responsible for providing counsel on agency and grantee compliance with various fair housing and civil rights laws, including the Rehabilitation Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Fair Housing Act (including the obligation to affirmatively further fair housing), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, and various other civil rights obligations. Prior to his time at HUD, Mr. Lynch served as a Trial Attorney with the Disability Rights Section, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice, responsible for investigation, litigation, and technical assistance of matters arising under the ADA and the Rehabilitation Act.