B.A., 1995, The University of Chicago
J.D., 2000, Yale Law School
Kevin M. Cremin supervises MFY’s Adult Home Advocacy Project and coordinates and directs MFY’s affirmative advocacy and litigation involving the rights of people who are elderly or have disabilities. He has litigated with co-counsel cases such as Disability Advocates, Inc. v. Paterson, which resulted in a finding that New York State discriminated against approximately 4,300 individuals with disabilities. In 2006, Mr. Cremin received a fellowship to conduct a study to determine whether law and public policy should be reformed to facilitate better community-based services for individuals with psychiatric disabilities in India. He has also worked for the West Side SRO Law Project and Legal Services NYC. After clerking for a federal district court judge and a federal appellate court judge, he was a Trial Attorney for the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice. Mr. Cremin has published numerous articles on the rights of individuals with disabilities, and he is an adjunct at Cardozo Law School and Columbia Law School.