Author: Nicholas Vlietstra

Nicholas Vlietstra

Nick Vlietstra is a Partner in Dorsey’s Finance & Restructuring Group. Nick has expertise in consumer law and regulation, government investigations and inquiries, workplace investigations, and working with regulators, including the Federal Reserve, the OCC, and the CFPB. He also has extensive experience in advising banks and their executive management on a wide range of high-stakes and sensitive legal issues involving legal and reputational risk, complex litigation, and nuanced business and consumer disputes.

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The U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision in Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc.

The U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision in Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc. SUMMARY. In Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc., 576 U.S. ___, 2015 WL 2473449 (Jun. 25, 2015), the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, held that disparate impact discrimination claims are cognizable under the Fair Housing Act, 82 Stat. 81, as amended,...