Danielle Harris and Jennifer Queliz were selected as fellows in the 2019 National Employment Law Council Academy. This is the second year for both Danielle and Jennifer. The National Employment Law Council (NELC) is charged with the objectives of enriching the minority bar that represents management in the field of labor and employment law, impacting global employment law policy, and promoting ethnic interest in the profession. The NELC conducts a highly competitive process in selecting academy fellows from amongst the pre-eminent employment defense practices across the country.
From April 24-26, 2019 Danielle, Jennifer, and other selected academy fellows will attend lectures and sessions taught by leading trial lawyers and in-house counsel. NELC Academy fellows also interacted with dozens of in-house employment lawyers from companies like Facebook, McDonald’s, Dropbox, CBRE, Abercrombie & Fitch, PepsiCo, JPMorgan Chase, and NBC/Universal.
Danielle earned her law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law, where she was a student editor of the Employee Rights and Employment Policy Journal. She received her undergraduate degree in human resource management from Northern Illinois University.
Jennifer received her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance from Fordham University, College at Lincoln Center. While in law school, Jennifer was a member of the Fordham Urban Law Journal and a teaching assistant for Legal Writing.
About Cozen O’Connor
Established in 1970, Cozen O’Connor has more than 775 attorneys who help clients manage risk and make better business decisions. The firm counsels clients on their most sophisticated legal matters in all areas of the law, including litigation, corporate, and regulatory law. Representing a broad array of leading global corporations and middle market companies, Cozen O’Connor services its clients’ needs through 30 offices across two continents.