Fair Housing

Ulmer & Berne serves housing providers, home builders, developers, architects, mortgage brokers, financial institutions, and real estate companies faced with allegations of unlawful discrimination in the design, construction, sale, lease, and financing of residential property. We have successfully defended clients in multiple cases pending before state and federal courts, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and various state administrative agencies, including the Indiana Civil Rights Commission, the Michigan Department of Civil Rights, and the Ohio Civil Rights Commission.

Ulmer & Berne attorneys also offer preventive training and counseling to clients interested in staying out of the courtroom.

Ulmer Partner Assumes Leadership Role at Top-Ranked Ohio Liberal Arts College Ulmer is proud to announce that William D. (“Bill”) Edwards, Chair of Ulmer’s Employment & Labor Practice Group, has been elected Vice-Chair of the Wittenberg University Board of Directors. After serving on the Board of this premier Ohio private institution...

“Attorneys React to Supreme Court Texas Fair Housing Case” Law360 June 25, 2015

“Michael Nathan Ungar | Ulmer & Berne LLP” Cleveland Jewish News January 15, 2015 Perennial Super Lawyer Michael Nathan Ungar considers settlement of a dispute embroiling Case Western University among his most memorable cases of 2014. Read the full article »

Ulmer & Berne LLP was named 2014 Ohio Firm of the Year by Benchmark Litigation at the second annual Benchmark Litigation US Awards held at the Essex Hotel in New York City on January 29, 2014. The US Benchmark Awards were based on a six-month research period involving extensive interviews...

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