Kerrie Riggs

Kerrie Riggs is a member of the bars of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the District of Columbia. Ms. Riggs’s practice focuses on representing employees before the EEOC, the Merits Systems Protection Board (MSPB), the Office of Special Counsel (OSC), DC Office of Human Rights (OHR), as well as state and federal courts in both individual claims and class actions.

Ms. Riggs’s work in individual cases includes representation of employees alleging sexual harassment, EEO retaliation, whistleblower retaliation, and discrimination based on sex, race, national origin, age, religion, and disability. Ms. Riggs’s class action work includes prominent roles in Hatcher v. Department of Veterans Affairs and McKiernan v. Department of Defense.

Ms. Riggs was named a Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2017. She is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association and the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association, and served as a MWELA Board member for six years. Ms. Riggs is also an active member of MWELA’s Federal Sector Committee.

Ms. Riggs is a 2008 graduate of the George Washington University Law School. While in law school, Ms. Riggs interned for the Honorable Judge Richard Young of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. Ms. Riggs graduated with Honors from Purdue University where she majored in Political Science and History. She was a Dean’s Scholar and was nominated for the Outstanding Senior in the History Department award while at Purdue.

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