Decade Of Work Pays Off In Landmark LGBTQ Rights Ruling

By Braden Campbell (June 15, 2020, 11:29 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's declaration Monday that federal law forbids discrimination against gay and transgender workers was a momentous win for LBGTQ people made possible by a decadelong battle by a small army of lawyers.

"This has been a very long journey," said former EEOC commissioner Chai Feldblum, who now advises employers on workplace culture for Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP.

Here, Law360 talks to some of the key players about the long road to the blockbuster 6-3 opinion.

Setting the Stage

By the time Feldblum joined the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in 2010, some circuit courts had recognized a...

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