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Marc Charmatz

Senior Attorney
National Association of the Deaf

Phone:
Fax: (301) 587-1791
E-mail:
MCharmatz @ law.umaryland.edu



Biography

B.A., 1969 New York University; J.D. 1972 Northwestern University School of Law. From 1972 to 1976, Marc was an associate with the law firm of Kaplan, Heyman, Greenberg, Engelman, and Belgrad in Baltimore, where he specialized in labor relations, arbitration, and landlord-tenant matters. From 1977 to 2002, Marc served as the Director of the National Association of the Deaf Law and Advocacy Center headquartered in Silver Spring, Md., where he represented deaf and hard of hearing individuals in the areas of employment; education; health care; equal access issues related to local and state governments; and equal access issues related to public accommodations. Marc is now a senior attorney at the National Association of the Deaf Law and Advocacy Center. He has litigated disability discriminations cases on behalf of deaf and hard of hearing individuals in the United States Supreme Court, federal appeals courts, and federal district courts throughout the United States.

Recent publications: “Access to the Courts: A Blueprint for Successful Litigation Under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act,” MARGINS, Volume 3, 2003, Number 2 (co-author); “Understanding the Basic Legal System Issues,” The Right to a Full Hearing: Improving Access to the Courts for People Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, Chapter 2, Editor: John Fallahay, American Judicature Society (2000); Legal Rights: A Guide for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People, National Association of the Deaf Law Center, Gallaudet University Press (2000) (co-author).

Since 1983, Marc has been a contributing writer to the American Bar Association’s Mental & Physical Disability Law Reporter, and he is on its Editorial Advisory Board.



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