Ashley D. Mitchell is an Associate in the Chicago office of Conn Maciel Carey LLP supporting both the OSHA and Labor and Employment practice groups.
Ms. Mitchell represents and advises clients in a broad range of employment issues involving the employer-employee relationship including wage and hour disputes, Title VII discrimination claims, and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Ms. Mitchell also counsels employers on workplace policies and procedures, harassment training, and employee handbooks.
In support of the OSHA • Workplace Safety Practice Group, Ms. Mitchell represents employers during federal OSHA and State OSH Plan inspections and investigations, while providing advice and guidance on responding to workplace safety complaints and litigating contests of OSHA citations. Ms. Mitchell also reviews and revises workplace safety policies and procedures.
Prior to joining Conn Maciel Carey, Ms. Mitchell worked at a highly regarded employee-side employment litigation boutique law firm, litigating employment matters of all types. While in law school, Ms. Mitchell interned at the Chicago Park District’s Law Department, where her focus was tort litigation, and served as a Student Attorney in the Domestic Violence & Immigration Clinic, advising clients through the U-Visa application process. Ms. Mitchell currently tutors students who are preparing for the Illinois State Bar Exam through the Minority Legal Educational Resources. She lives in Chicago.
J.D., The University of Illinois College of Law, 2018
Administrative Editor, The Journal of Law Technology & Policy, (2017-2018)
Teaching Assistant, Law 301 - Introduction to Law, (Fall 2017)
B.A. in Government, Georgetown University, cum laude, 2015
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois