Chelsea M. Smialek has an employment law practice that includes litigation, counseling, and compliance. She has experience in a broad range of labor and employment matters, including advising on and defending against wage and hour matters, as well as claims of wrongful discharge, discrimination, and retaliation.
Prior to joining Littler, Chelsea served as in-house employment counsel for the world’s largest credit union and has a deep understanding of the employment law issues financial institutions face. Chelsea also worked at a national law firm where she practiced complex commercial and appellate litigation and advised clients, such as education institutions, in matters involving compliance with state and federal laws. Additionally, she clerked at the Maryland Court of Special Appeals, giving her unique insight to use when advising clients in litigation and risk avoidance.
During law school, Chelsea was executive director of the Moot Court Board of Advocates and title editor for the University of Detroit Mercy Law Review.