Overview

Thelma Akpan represents management in litigation in both state and federal court with a focus on discrimination, harassment, retaliation, breach of contract and defamation claims, including counseling and alternative dispute resolution.

Before joining Littler, Thelma was a litigation associate at a national law firm with an emphasis on labor and employment, as well as products liability, premises liability and complex commercial litigation.

During law school, she was the notes and executive editor of the Connecticut Journal of International Law, and an extern at the NLRB, Region 34.

Recognition

Dean's List

University of Connecticut School of Law

Education

  • J.D., University of Connecticut School of Law, 2013
  • B.A., Villanova University, 2009

Bar Admission

New York
New Jersey
Pennsylvania

Courts

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey