Eva Zelson joined Zeff Law Firm in 2016. There, she focuses her practice on complex employment discrimination and civil rights matters. She litigates cases involving sexual harassment, racial discrimination, disability discrimination, age discrimination, LGBT+ discrimination, religious discrimination, constitutional rights, police misconduct, school bullying, whistleblower protections and much more. Eva advocates on behalf of victims of discrimination and harassment in coordination with racial justice organizations including the NAACP. She is also a Board Member of Workplace Fairness, an organization devoted to protecting the rights of workers.
Before beginning her employment and civil rights practice, Eva clerked for the Honorable Maryann L. Nergaard of the Superior Court of New Jersey, She graduated cum laude from William & Mary Law School in 2015. At her law school graduation, Eva was recognized as the top labor and employment student in her graduating class. While in law school, she spent a summer fighting for the rights of employees at Community Legal Services of Philadelphia. She also served as a student advocate in the Special Education Advocacy and Domestic Violence Clinics, where she assisted in the representation of vulnerable clients. She became skilled in alternative dispute resolution, and was the regional winner and a national semi-finalist in the American Bar Association Representation in Mediation Competition. Prior to law school, Eva earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Carolina.