Kevin M. Cremin is the director of litigation for disability and aging rights for MFY Legal Services, Inc. (MFY). He supervises and coordinates MFY’s affirmative advocacy and litigation involving the rights of people who are elderly or have disabilities.
Cremin has litigated numerous cases in federal, state, and local courts, including, with co-counsel, Disability Advocates, Inc. v. Paterson, which resulted in a finding that New York State discriminated against approximately 4,300 individuals with disabilities. In 2006, he 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. Cremin has also worked for the West Side SRO Law Project and Legal Services NYC, and he enforced the Fair Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act as a trial attorney for the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice.
Cremin has been published in the Yale Law and Policy Review, Texas Journal on Civil Liberties & Civil Rights, Frontiers of Law in China, and the Journal of Law and Policy.
He clerked for Judge William H. Yohn, Jr., of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and for Judge Ronald Lee Gilman of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Cremin received his J.D. from Yale Law School and his B.A. from the University of Chicago in 1995.