Chelsea has experience handling complex employment matters. She has handled disputes for employers of all sizes before the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (CHRO), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and throughout state and federal courts. She has appeared in the Connecticut Superior Courts, United States District Court, and has drafted amicus curiae and appellate briefings within the Connecticut Appellate Court. She routinely handles claims of employment discrimination and sexual harassment under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Title VII, and the Connecticut Fair Employment Practices Act (CFEPA).
Prior to joining Ogletree Deakins, Chelsea worked at a prominent national insurance defense firm. Additionally, she was a judicial research clerk for judges in the State of Connecticut Superior Court, a legal intern for the Connecticut State Attorney’s Office, and a judicial intern for the Honorable Alfred V. Covello in the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut. While in law school, she was the Articles Editor for the Connecticut Law Review.
Chelsea is admitted to practice in Connecticut and in the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Chelsea R. Sousa