Lucy B. Bansal

Lucy B. Bansal

Associate
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia
Phone:
(202) 847-4400
Fax:
202-847-4410
Email:

LUCY BRIERLY BANSAL is an associate at Outten & Golden and a member of the firm’s Class & Collective Action Practice Group in Washington, D.C. Before joining O&G in 2017, Ms. Bansal practiced at a law firm in Silver Spring, Maryland, where she represented low-wage workers in individual and collective actions involving wage theft and employment discrimination.

Ms. Bansal received her B.A. from McGill University in 2011, and her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Maryland School of Law in 2014. During law school, Ms. Bansal received the Benjamin R. Civiletti Leadership Scholarship and served as President of the University of Maryland chapter of the Women's Bar Association. Ms. Bansal was an editor of the University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class, which published her 2013 article, A Lawyer for John Doe: Alternative Models for Representing Maryland's Middle Class. In 2013, Ms. Bansal was selected as a law fellow for the NAACP, where she worked in the Office of General Counsel on civil rights policy and advocacy. From 2012 to 2013, Ms. Bansal worked as a student attorney in the University of Maryland's Civil Rights of Persons with Disabilities legal clinic, assisting in civil rights litigation on behalf of the National Association of the Deaf.

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law
  • Class & Collective Action

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 2014
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit

Education

  • University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland - 2014
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Benjamin R. Civiletti Leadership Scholarship
    • Honors: President of the University of Maryland chapter of the Women's Bar Association
    • Law Journal: University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender, and Class, Editor
  • McGill University in Montreal, Quebec
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 2011

Published Works

  • Author, A Lawyer for John Doe: Alternative Models for Representing Maryland's Middle Class, 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association, Board Member
  • National Employment Lawyers Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • NAACP, Office of General Counsel
  • University of Maryland's Civil Rights of Persons with Disabilities legal clinic, Student attorney, 2012 - 2013

Languages

  • English (Primary)