Jennifer Mathis, J.D.
Jennifer Mathis is a Staff Attorney at the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law. She works primarily on the Medicaid rights of adults and children, discrimination claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act (including community integration claims), voting rights, and the parental rights of individuals with mental disabilities. Much of her work has focused on federalism issues that have threatened enforcement of federal disability rights laws in the courts. Before joining the Bazelon Center, she conducted litigation involving ADA, Section 504, the Fair Housing Act and Title XIX claims with the Disabilities Law Project (Pittsburgh, PA). She also practiced with a private firm, where she pursued litigation on a broad array of civil rights issues. Jennifer Mathis received her J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center.