Disability Rights Section of the Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice
Lisa Levine has served as the ADA Mediation Program Officer in the Disability Rights Section of the Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice, for five and half years. The ADA Mediation Program is intended to resolve ADA complaints in an efficient, voluntary manner. The program has proven effective in resolving complaints at less cost and in less time than traditional investigations or litigation. Prior to this position, Ms. Levine was a Senior Equal Opportunity Specialist in HUD's Office of Fair Housing and Equal Employment. There, she trained Investigators nationwide on the Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards, conducted compliance reviews of large public housing authorities, and participated in negotiations of voluntary compliance agreements. Ms. Levine has also worked as an Investigator at the Disability Rights Section and at the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices. She is a trained mediator and previously directed a non-profit organization assisting immigrant farmworkers in Homestead, Florida. Ms. Levine is a graduate of Duke University.