Guest Judge: Sara Pratt
Counsel, Relman, Dane & Colfax PLLC
Sara Pratt practices in the area of fair housing and civil rights, including lending and civil rights compliance. Before joining Relman, Dane & Colfax, she was deputy assistant secretary for Enforcement and Programs and senior advisor to the Assistant Secretary at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD's) Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity. She was responsible for overseeing HUD's enforcement of the Fair Housing Act, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and other related laws. She also developed national policy and enforcement activities relating to fair housing and civil rights. Her work included the development of the proposed and final rule on discriminatory effects under the Fair Housing Act and the proposed and final rule on the obligation to affirmatively further fair housing.