Author: Vikram Kumar

Vikram Kumar

Vikram is an associate in Dorsey's Trial Practice Group. He also has experience advising and litigating on behalf of clients involved in business disputes and recently successfully defended a corporate client in trial.

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Are Disparate Impact Claims Legally Cognizable Under ECOA?

In Texas Dep’t of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project, 135 S. Ct. 2507 (2015), the Supreme Court held that disparate impact claims are legally cognizable under the Fair Housing Act (“FHA”). Is this reasoning applicable to the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (“ECOA”)?