Mara E. Slakas Brown focuses her labor and employment practice on litigation arising from the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and employee benefits. She is a member of a team that counsels clients in single-plaintiff, multiplaintiff, and complex collective and class action litigation before federal courts across the United States.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Mara served as a law clerk to Judge Joel H. Slomsky of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. She was also an associate in the New York office of another international law firm and at a prominent Philadelphia firm. In her prior practice, she represented corporate clients in complex litigation matters, including securities and antitrust claims.
New York Law School, 2011, J.D., Magna Cum Laude
Loyola University Chicago, 2007, B.A./B.S., Magna Cum Laude
US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Clerkship to Judge Joel H. Slomsky of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (2011 - 2012)
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Employment, Law360 (2017)