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Jillian M. Cutler

Partner

Email: jcutler@frankfreed.com

Legal Asst: Hannelore Ohaus
hohaus@frankfreed.com

"I am a thoughtful advisor and strong advocate for my clients. I listen closely to my clients' concerns and give them a candid assessment of their legal options. I work diligently to help solve their employment problems and protect their rights through negotiation or litigation."

Jillian M. Cutler

Jillian represents clients in discrimination and retaliation cases. Her practice focuses on disability discrimination and advising employees who need disability accommodations at work. She also handles wage & hour matters.

Jillian joined Frank Freed Subit & Thomas in 2007. Before entering private practice, she was a Staff Attorney and Teaching Fellow at the Institute for Public Representation (IPR), a civil rights clinical program at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington D.C. At IPR, Jillian litigated discrimination and civil rights matters. Prior to her work at Georgetown, Jillian served as a law clerk to Judge Louis H. Pollak of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Client Comments about Jillian:

"When you engage an attorney, what you are looking for is someone to protect your rights. With Jillian Cutler I received that and much more. Her professionalism, legal acumen, responsiveness, patience, sense of urgency, and excellent attention to detail make her successful. Her understanding and empathy make her a pleasure to work with."

Sales Manager

"When I encountered difficulty returning to work after a disability leave, Jillian was invaluable in educating me on the process and instrumental in ensuring I return to my position. She was ever-patient with me. With her assistance, I was able to obtain a clear path forward from my employer and meet the requirements to return to work. In addition, Jillian was able to ensure I had the accommodations I required for my return."

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Education

LL.M. – Georgetown University Law Center

J.D. – Yale Law School (Yale Law Journal; Co-Student Director, Complex Federal Litigation Clinic)

B.A. – University of Cambridge (attended as Marshall Scholar)

B.A. – Yale University ( summa cum laude)

Bar Admissions

Washington; Pennsylvania; District of Columbia

Professional & Civic Involvement

Jillian is a member of the Pacific Coast Labor & Employment Law Conference Planning Committee and served as EEO Co-Chair in 2012. She is also a member of the Washington Employment Lawyers Association (WELA).

Washington Law & Politics magazine recognized Jillian as one of Washington's "Rising Stars" from 2010-2012.

Personal

When not working, Jillian enjoys spending time with her husband and their young children.