Alexandria Lippincott

Office of General Counsel, U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development

Panelist, Calling Out Sexual Harassment in Housing: Fair Housing Protections for Tenants and Resources for Advocates

A civil rights attorney with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development since 1998, Alexandria Lippincott works primarily with the Fair Housing Act.  Ms. Lippincott is a trial attorney in Headquarters, where she assists HUD’s Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity with developing fair housing discrimination cases, litigates, drafts regulations and guidance, develops and provides trainings, and works with HUD’s fair housing attorneys around the nation.  Among her contributions to the field of fair housing enforcement, Ms. Lippincott, working with colleagues in Region III, secured a $1.2 million damages and civil penalties award against a white supremacist in HUD v. Wilson, charged HUD’s first case on maternity leave mortgage insurance discrimination, HUD v. MGIC, served on the HQ team that drafted HUD’s Harassment Rule, Quid Pro Quo and Hostile Environment Harassment and Liability for Discriminatory Housing Practices Under the Fair Housing Act, and, more recently, collaborated on the creation of a series of trainings and materials on Preventing and Addressing Sexual and Other Discriminatory Harassment in Housing.  Ms. Lippincott is a member of the Maryland Bar.