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Accommodating Everyone

2024 Symposium: All About Accommodations
Employment Law |  Employment Discrimination Law
Louis Cholden-Brown |  Nicole Porter
48 Minutes
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Mar 22, 2024
Product Type:
On Demand - Also available: On Demand  4
Access for 365 day(s) after purchase.


This panel will take a broader look at accommodations in the workplace, exploring alternatives to protected-class accommodation mandates.


  • Louis Cholden-Brown: A Labor Law Path to Broader Workplace Accommodations and Flexibility
  • Nicole Porter: The Workplace Reimagined: Accommodating Our Bodies and Our Lives


Louis Cholden-Brown's Profile

Louis Cholden-Brown Related Seminars and Products

Specil Counsel

United Federation of Teachers

Louis Cholden-Brown serves as Special Counsel at the United Federation of Teachers, American Federation of Teachers Local 2, AFL-CIO. He previously served in senior governmental roles with New York City Comptroller, New York City Council, and the 2019 Charter Revision Commission, and with both local and state advocacy organizations. He is a graduate of Fordham University School of Law, where he served as the editor-in-chief of the Environmental Law Review and was the recipient of both the Donald Magnetti Award and Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award summa cum laude in recognition of his contributions to New York City during his academic tenure. Cholden-Brown’s scholarship, which has appeared in the Fordham Urban Law Journal, Chapman Law Review, Richmond Public Interest Law Review, University of Detroit-Mercy Law Review, Elon Law Review, and Charleston Law Review, has focused on the Constitution, state and local government, and worker justice.

Nicole Porter's Profile

Nicole Porter Related Seminars and Products

Professor of Law and Director, Martin H. Malin Institute for Law and the Workplace

Chicago-Kent Law School

Nicole Buonocore Porter is a Professor of Law and Director of the Martin H. Malin Institute for Law and the Workplace. Before joining Chicago-Kent in 2022, she was a Distinguished University Professor; Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Development; and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Toledo College of Law. She has also taught at Saint Louis University School of Law, the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, and the University of Iowa College of Law. 

Porter is a nationally-known expert in employment discrimination and disability law. She is the author or co-author of four books and over 40 law review articles and essays. Her scholarship focuses primarily on the employment rights of women and people with disabilities. 

Professor Porter earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif and the Editor-in-Chief of the University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform. After law school, Professor Porter was in-house counsel for a manufacturing company and practiced employment law in a large law firm in Detroit. She also clerked for the Honorable James L. Ryan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.