Ellen Eardley litigates gender and race discrimination cases at the law firm of Mehri & Skalet, PLLC in Washington, DC. She focuses her practice on individual and class-wide employment discrimination, representing employees who seek programmatic relief to address systemic wrongs. She also represents women in matters involving sexual harassment, pregnancy discrimination and family leave. Previously, she litigated employment discrimination and wage and hour cases on behalf of public employees at the law firm of Woodley & McGillivary.
Earlier in her career, Ms. Eardley practiced gender discrimination law at the National Women’s Law Center. She advocated for heightened enforcement of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and developed a legal guide for addressing sex discrimination and sex segregation in career and vocational education.
Ms. Eardley graduated with a J.D. and M.A. in Women’s Studies from the University of Cincinnati, where she taught Women and the Law and Introduction to Women’s Studies.