Juliette Niehuss joined Kator, Parks, Weiser & Harris, PLLC, in the Summer of 2008. Her areas of practice are employment law before state and federal courts, the EEOC, and the MSPB. Ms. Niehuss is a member of the New York State and District of Columbia Bars.
Ms. Niehuss clerked for the Honorable Judge Rafael Diaz of the Superior Court for the District of Columbia upon graduating from American University Washington College of Law in 2006. Prior to joining Kator, Parks, Weiser & Harris, PLLC, Ms. Niehuss worked as a Staff Attorney in the Litigation Group of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. Ms. Niehuss also worked for Martin F. McMahon & Associates, where she participated in the litigation of complex civil matters, multinational criminal defense, employment discrimination, immigration, and property matters. During law school, Ms. Niehuss received an Equal Justice Foundation fellowship with the Tahirih Justice Center, helping immigrant women obtain asylum and immigration relief through the Violence Against Women Act. She spent her final year in law school as a student attorney with the International Human Rights Law Clinic, where she represented a domestic worker in a wage a labor matter against her diplomatic employers in federal court. Ms. Niehuss also served as Vice President of her law school’s Women’s Law Association, and was a Senior Editor for the Washington College of Law’s Sustainable Development Law & Policy journal.
Prior to law school, Ms. Niehuss lived and studied in Cairo, Egypt, and worked for the Institute for Policy Studies. Ms. Niehuss graduated Magna Cum Laude with a joint degree in Anthropology and Fine Arts from Amherst College in 2001. Ms. Niehuss is proficient in French and Arabic.