Greg Bass is a Senior Attorney with NCLEJ, engaging in civil rights advocacy and specializing in issues affecting persons with disabilities, including the systemic failure of government agencies to afford meaningful access to public assistance.
Prior to joining the Center, Greg worked in legal services programs in Alabama, Washington State, California and Connecticut for over 33 years, most recently as the Litigation Director of Greater Hartford Legal Aid. Greg has litigated numerous individual cases and class actions in state and federal courts, and has conducted legislative and administrative advocacy and advocate and client outreach and training in a number of poverty law areas, including civil rights, disability, employment, public benefits, health, consumer, education, family, housing, and elder law. Examples of Greg’s litigation at NCLEJ has included: Baez v. New York City Housing Authority (toxic mold abatement in public housing); R.H. v. Rawlings (ADA compliance in Georgia public assistance programs); Rafferty v. Doar (public assistance document conversion into alternate formats for clients who are blind); and Briggs v. Bremby (timely process of food stamp benefits in Connecticut).
He has a J.D. from American University, Washington College of Law.