Craig Gurian is Executive Director of the Anti-Discrimination Center, Program Manager of "Fair Housing for All" (www.fairhousingforall.org), Adjunct Professor at Fordham Law School, and Scholar-in-Residence at Fordham's Stein Center for Law and Ethics. He has practiced anti-discrimination law since 1988.
Professor Gurian was a principal drafter of the comprehensive 1991 Amendments to the New York City Human Rights Law. He was the principal drafter of the Local Civil Rights Legislation Act (enacted by New York City in 2005). He acted as counsel to ERASE Racism in connection with the drafting and passage of the comprehensive 2006 Nassau County Fair Housing Law. He has also drafted and is leading the effort to pass both the Fair and Prompt Coop Disclosure Law and the Local Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Laws (Intros 119 and 685, both currently pending in the New York City Council).
Professor Gurian is the author of several articles, including, most recently, Judicial Activism in the Service of Privilege: New York's First Department Makes Special Rules for Special Defendants, 71 Albany L. Rev. 369 (2008).