Lauren Young, J.D.

Lauren Young is the Director of Litigation for Disability Rights Maryland where she coordinates legal work in consultation with clients and organizations advocating for people with disabilities. Her work includes lawsuits to address: discrimination in housing, transportation, voting, sexual assaults of individuals in state and community facilities, the unconstitutionality of a state commitment statute for persons found incompetent to stand trial, discrimination in high school athletics and the failure of the State to provide adequate Medicaid services. Ms. Young has involvement with the Baltimore City Police consent decree and with prison work undertaken by DRM.