Heather Scanlon Gelfuso’s practice focuses on counseling employers on issues that arise in the employment relationship, including the strategic development of employment policies and agreements, the management of leaves of absence under the FMLA, ADA, and state laws, disability accommodation, performance management, terminations, workplace restructurings, and reductions in force. Heather also handles employment-related litigation and administrative claims for clients.
Heather represents clients before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and before state and local fair employment agencies. She also handles litigation in US federal and state court and has served as second-chair defense counsel in a US federal court jury trial.
Georgetown University Law Center, 2003, J.D.
University of Massachusetts, 1998, B.A.
District of Columbia
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Employment, Law360 (2017)
Winner, The National Law Journal’s Litigation Department of the Year – Labor and Employment (2014)