"But there is one way in this country in which all men are created equal-there is one human institution that makes a pauper the equal of a Rockefeller, the stupid man the equal of an Einstein, and the ignorant man the equal of any college president. That institution, gentlemen, is a court. It can be the Supreme Court of the United States or the humblest J.P. court in the land, or this honorable court which you serve. Our courts have their faults, as does any human institution, but in this country our courts are the great levelers, and in our courts all men are created equal."
- Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird 218 (1960)

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O’Malley & Madden, P.C. is a civil litigation firm concentrating its practice in the areas of employment law and civil rights. The firm is dedicated to ensuring a workplace that is free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. We pride ourselves in serving our clients vigorously, ethically, and with passion.

We hope that you will take the time to contact one of our attorneys to find out how we can help you.

ATTORNEYS

M. Megan O’Malley

Megan O’Malley, a principal and founding member of O’Malley & Madden, P.C., concentrates her practice in the areas of civil rights and employment law.



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John P. Madden

John P. Madden is a principal and founding member of O’Malley & Madden, P.C. and focuses his practice primarily in the areas of employment law, civil and commercial litigation, and appellate law.



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Katherine Ellis

Katherine Ellis is an associate attorney at O’Malley & Madden, P.C. She concentrates her practice in the areas of labor and employment law.



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O'Malley & Madden Weekly

TOPIC OF THE WEEK

Sexual Harassment Practical Strategies: How Do I Deal with Sexual Harassment?

If you think you are experiencing sexual harassment in the workplace, you might not know exactly...

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BLOG OF THE WEEK

The Long Struggle Against Giving Up

The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU), the union organizing the Amazon warehouse, lost the vote by more than a 2 – 1 margin. After the extreme publicity of the campaign over the past couple of months, such a definitive loss was crushing.

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THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK

The ADA is based on a basic presumption that people with disabilities want to work and are capable of working, want to be members of their communities and are capable of being members of their communities and that exclusion and segregation cannot be tolerated. Accommodating a person with a disability is no longer a matter of charity but instead a basic issue of civil rights.

–Arlene Mayerson | Chronicling the history of the ADA for the Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund

LIST OF THE WEEK

from Bureau of Labor Statistics

  • Between March and August 2020 a million workers with disabilities lost their jobs, and by December, unemployment among this cohort climbed to 12.3%—which is about twice the national average.
  • One in four U.S. adults (61 million) has some type of disability.