Perspectiva General

Tessa Gelbman serves as Knowledge Management Counsel for Littler Mendelson’s Healthcare and EEO/Discrimination Practice Groups, and helps edit and manage firm publications. She also supports Littler’s Workplace Policy Institute by monitoring new legislation, federal agency activities, congressional hearings, U.S. Supreme Court cases, and executive orders that impact labor and employment law.

She has also advised and litigated on behalf of management clients concerning a variety of matters, including:

  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Employment discrimination and harassment
  • Trade secret and non-competition disputes
  • Fair employment policies and practices

News, Analysis & Press

WPI Labor Day Report 2023

WPI Report

September 5, 2023

WPI Labor Day Report 2022

WPI Report

September 5, 2022

WPI Labor Day Report 2021

WPI Report

September 6, 2021

COVID-19 employment lawsuits

Thomson Reuters Westlaw

September 29, 2020

WPI Labor Day Report 2020

WPI Report

September 8, 2020

WPI Labor Day Report 2019

WPI Report

September 3, 2019

Littler's WPI Labor Day Report 2018

WPI Report

August 30, 2018

Recent Development In Employment Law and Litigation

American Bar Association

August 1, 2013

Libros & Capítulos

  • Littler’s Washington, D.C. Report: Federal Legislative, Executive & Regulatory Developments, The National Employer, LexisNexis, co-author: Ilyse Schuman, 2009-2012 Ed.


  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 1999
  • B.S., Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations, 1996

Admisión de la barra

District of Columbia


  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia