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Craig Gurian
Executive Director
Anti-Discrimination Center

Craig Gurian is Executive Director of the Anti-Discrimination Center. He is also a Scholar-in-Residence at the Stein Center for Law and Ethics at Fordham Law School, and teaches "Employment Discrimination Law and Practice" and "Housing Discrimination: History, Demographics, Law, and Remedies" as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Law School. Mr. Gurian was a principal author of the comprehensive 1991 revisions to the New York City Human Rights Law, the principal author of the Local Civil Rights Restoration Act of 2005, and drafted and provided legal counsel for the advocacy team that successfully enacted Nassau County's sweeping new fair housing ordinance in August 2006. Mr. Gurian has practiced anti-discrimination law since 1988. He successfully litigated the first Title IX sex harassment case tried to a jury in the United States. He has co-counseled matters with a variety of private sector and public sector counsel, and has provided training on discrimination issues for a wide array of bar, community, and not-for-profit organizations. Mr. Gurian received his B.A., J.D., and M.A. (in United States History) from Columbia.


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