Sid Wolinsky

Director of Litigation

Sid Wolinsky is a co-founder of Disability Rights Advocates and its Director of Litigation. Mr. Wolinsky is a specialist in class action and high-impact litigation and rights of people with disabilities, both nationally and internationally. In recent years, he has particularly specialized in legal issues involving students with learning disabilities and health care rights of disabled people. He previously was the Director of Litigation and a co-founder of Public Advocates, Inc. and was the first Director of Litigation at San Francisco Neighborhood Legal Assistance Foundation.

Mr. Wolinsky has twice been a Senior Fulbright Scholar (Hungary, 1993; Malyasia, 1981) and has been an adjunct guest lecturer at Boalt Hall School of Law, Hastings College of the Law and King Hall at U.C. Davis. Mr. Wolinsky graduated from Yale Law School in 1961 and Princeton University in 1958.