Congrats to Courtney Mickman, '12: Employment Law Associate!
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Posted by: Joe Libertelli
Congrats to Courtney Mickman, '12, on her hiring as an Associate at Tully Rinckey PLLC (www.fedattorney.com) a DC Employment Law firm.
From the firm's press release:
June 19, 2013 –
Washington, D.C. – Tully Rinckey PLLC is
pleased to announce the addition of Courtney Mickman to the firm as an
associate. With a background in labor, employment, and employee benefit cases,
she brings valuable experience to the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice
Group. At Tully Rinckey PLLC, she will concentrate her practice on representing
federal employees in Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) litigation.
With Ms. Mickman’s
hiring, Tully Rinckey PLLC has bolstered its commitment to the representation of
federal employees before various administrative and judicial bodies. In the
metropolitan Washington, D.C. area, the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice
Group has grown significantly. Add to that a robust Military Law Practice and a
Security Clearance Representation Practice Group that includes a former Defense
Office of Hearings and Appeals (DOHA) administrative judge and former national
security background investigator, and the total number of Tully Rinckey PLLC
attorneys ready to fight for federal employees and service members climbs to
experience in various aspects of employment law will allow us to strengthen our
commitment to representing federal employees,” said Tully Rinckey PLLC Managing
Partner Greg T. Rinckey. "She has successfully helped both public and private
sector employees bring claims against their employers, and that is a core of our
Prior to joining
Tully Rinckey PLLC, Ms. Mickman worked at another Washington, D.C. law firm,
where she prepared drafts and pleadings for everything from complaints to
discovery requests and responses. Ms. Mickman has successfully defeated motions
for summary judgment, and she has obtained several favorable client settlements
that include reinstatement, extension of severance payments, and attorney fees.
Ms. Mickman received her juris doctorate from the University of the District of
Columbia’s David A. Clark Law School (UDC-DACSL), where she was a Dean’s Fellow,
and was the recipient of the Fannie Lou Hamer Scholarship. Ms. Mickman was also
a recipient of the Earl Davis Award given by the Olender Foundation for her
outstanding work in the UDC-DACSL’s legal clinics. In law school, she served
first as an associate editor and then as a senior editor of the UDC Law
Review. She received her bachelor’s degree in sociology from George
Ms. Mickman has
already given much back to the community by serving as a student advocate for
the UDC-DACSL’s Community Development Legal Clinic and Low-Income Taxpayer
Clinic where she performed a combined 700-plus hours of legal services. She also
volunteered with the D.C. Employment Justice Center’s Workers’ Right’s Clinic.
Ms. Mickman is a member of the New Jersey Bar and Pennsylvania Bar.
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The University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law,www.law.udc.edu, is among the nation's most racially, ethnically, class and age-diverse law schools. Its minimum of 740 hours of clinical public interest legal service - a sum exceeded by most of its students - is clear evidence that the UDC David A. Clarke School of Law is America's preeminent public interest law school.