On-Demand Webinar 

Web Accessibility Law and Best Practices in 2021

Recorded Apr 7, 2021
12 pm ET

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Watch a recap Q1 2021 ADA digital lawsuits and the evolving legal landscape of web accessibility


Charles Marion, Partner Blank Rome and Jason Taylor, CIO at UsableNet present a special webinar on web accessibility laws in 2021, and best practices for the future. Our presenters review what companies can do to serve more of their customers, including those in the disability community and how to reduce the risk of being sued under the ADA or state and local laws for inaccessible websites. 

This webinar covers:

  • A brief history of ADA Website Compliance Lawsuits & Settlements
  • Steps to take after receiving an ADA lawsuit 
  • The recent wave of accessibility widget lawsuits 
  • Technology vendor contracts and accessibility 
  • The new US administration and its potential impact on ADA enforcement and regulations
  • Best practices for improving your digital accessibility and ADA compliance in the future
Charles Marion
Partner, Blank Rome LLP

Charles (Chuck) Marion is an experienced litigator who has tried several cases to
verdict, both jury and non-jury, in federal and state courts located throughout the
country, and also handled several domestic and international arbitrations. Chuck
primarily focuses his practice in the areas of complex business litigation; franchise
litigation and counseling; advising and defending businesses whose physical
locations, websites, or mobile apps have been accused of violating the Americans
with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and similar state and local statutes; defamation; and
intellectual-property litigation (including patent and trademark infringement cases,
claims for unfair competition and breach of non-compete and/or non-solicitation
agreements, and trade secret disputes). Chuck regularly writes and lectures on
these subjects.

Jason Taylor, UsableNet
Chief Innovation Strategist

Jason C. Taylor is the Chief Innovation Strategist and Advisor to the UsableNet CEO with nearly 20 years of experience in usability and accessibility. He is a global technology thought leader for multichannel customer engagement, actively advising leading companies on how to extend their brands across multiple channels for all users. He has been an active member of the accessibility and usability communities since 2001, which started with leading partnerships between UsableNet, Macromedia (now Adobe), and The Nielsen Norman Group.