Mehri & Skalet PLLC

Law Firm
Washington, DC

This is the 2020 fellowship description for this mentor organization.

Mehri & Skalet, PLLC is seeking a Peggy Browning Fellow with a demonstrated commitment to worker rights to serve as a summer law clerk. The responsibilities of the Fellow may include: legal research and drafting memoranda, assisting with drafting complaints and legal briefs, interviewing potential clients, and drafting affidavits. Applicants should have excellent research and writing skills. It is also expected that applicants possess the ability to work well as part of a team and also be energetic self-starters. 

Mehri & Skalet, PLLC is a law firm that brings class actions and complex litigation cases to advance the cause of employees and consumers nationwide. We also bring individual cases on behalf of whistleblowers who are fighting fraud, including courageous employees who challenge fraud by their employers. Our areas of practice include civil rights and anti-discrimination law, retaliation, wage and hour, severance negotiation, whistleblower rights, consumer protection, insurance, the Affordable Care Act, and the False Claims Act.

Attorneys at Mehri & Skalet are dedicated to using the legal system to serve the public interest. As a firm, our mission is to bring cases that make a difference to our clients, and to level the playing field for employees, consumers, and many other groups that do not receive fair and equal treatment. In addition to achieving real results for our clients and those they represent in class actions, we focus on achieving systemic reforms in the way things are done in the workplace and in the marketplace. Several attorneys in our civil rights practice are consultants with Working IDEAL, a firm that provides advice on inclusive workplaces, diverse talent, and fair pay to unions, non-profits, universities, and other organizations.

In addition to the basic application requirements (cover letter, application form, essays, resume), applicants for this fellowship must also include a writing sample.

Mehri & Skalet will compensate the Peggy Browning Fellow at the rate of $25 per hour.

Address cover letter to:

Ezra Bronstein, Esq.
Mehri & Skalet, PLLC
1250 Connecticut Avenue NW Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036 and