Chelsea L. Conanan’s practice focuses on counseling and defending clients on a variety of federal, state and local law employment issues, including employment discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour, reductions in force, and ERISA matters. She represents employers in single-plaintiff, multiplaintiff, and complex collective and class action litigation before US federal and state courts.
In her work on behalf of pro bono clients, Chelsea advises disabled veterans before the US Department of Veterans Affairs, represents asylum claimants in immigration proceedings, and advises nonprofit organizations on day-to-day employment issues. Prior to law school, Chelsea was a paralegal for the Civil Division, Environmental Torts Section of the US Department of Justice in Washington, DC.
University of Virginia, 2008, B.A., With Distinction
University of Virginia School of Law, 2013, J.D.
US District Court for the Southern District of New York
US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Employment, Law360 (2017, 2019)
Class Agent, University of Virginia Law School Foundation