"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

National Breastfeeding Month and Your Rights at Work

Workers who are nursing are protected under the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA) which took ef...

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BLOG OF THE WEEK

THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK

We’re talking about basic protections like ensuring pregnant women have a stool or a water bottle so they can stay on the job, or that all nursing moms have the time and space they need to pump. We’ve been fighting for years to get these bills across the finish line. …With reproductive rights under attack — and with a formula crisis still putting stress on parents’ shoulders — the very last thing anyone should have to worry about is losing their job because they’re pregnant or nursing.

–Senator Patty Murray

LIST OF THE WEEK

from Pregnant@Work

Breastfeeding discrimination takes many forms, including:

  • denying pumping break requests from workers who are in pain and leaking milk
  • firing them just for asking
  • refusing to provide privacy or safe conditions 
  • crude comments on their body