Equal Protection

Equal protection claims have traditionally been made in connection with civil rights discrimination claims. In recent years, however, prostate equal protection claims have often been made by property owners based upon the claim that they are being treated differently than similarly situated property owners. For example, a zoning ordinance or denial of a variance might have a disproportionate impact on one property owner. These equal protection “class of one” cases have become quite prevalent. We are well versed in the law.