Bassis Mediation

Lynne was a professor and Director of the Disability
Mediation Center, formerly on the campus of Loyola Law School.

Lynne understands the complexities and nuances of the disability issues arising in the workplace and marketplace. She is able to manage the tensions that exist in this hotly contested area of the law, while moving parties to settlement. Lynne has mediated cases brought under many statutes, including the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act Title I (employment), Title II (public services, programs or activities offered by a governmental entity) and Title III (public accommodations and commercial facilities), the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Unruh Civil Rights Act, Civil Code sections 54-55.2, California Code of Regulations, Title 24 and California‚Äôs Building Standards Code.  The industries include educational institutions, retail, restaurants, theme parks, movie theaters, professional offices, hotels, public transportation, airport security and county and city services.


Lynne has broad experience mediating the issues that arise in disability and disability access cases:
  • Physical, psychiatric and developmental disabilities
  • Interactive process
  • Discrimination and harassment
  • Wrongful termination and constructive discharge
  • Retaliation
  • Reasonable accommodations
  • Pre-employment medical exams
  • Inquiries of job applicants
  • Remedies
  • Architectural barriers
  • Accessible parking
  • Signage, line of sight
  • Configuration of tables and aisles for wheelchair access
  • Accessibility of restroom facilities
  • Accessibility of theme park attractions
  • Relief areas for service animals
  • Accommodations for licensing examinees
  • Disability language and etiquette
  • Access to public transportation