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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC has announced that Anita F. Hill will be joining the firm's Civil Rights & Employment Practice group of counsel.
"We are honored and excited to welcome Anita to the firm," said Joseph M. Sellers, partner and head of the Civil Rights & Employment practice group. "Outrageous discriminatory acts still routinely take place in everyday life. Anita's extensive civil rights experience and broad network of contacts will allow us to quickly identify wrongdoing and seek redress for victims."
"Cohen Milstein has decades of experience representing victims of discrimination," said Hill. "I look forward to joining forces with this prestigious and committed firm to fight race and gender discrimination of all kinds."
Hill brings three decades of legal and academic experience to the Civil Rights practice. She began her career as an associate with the Washington, D.C., law firm Wald, Harkrader & Ross. Hill then served as special counsel to the assistant secretary of the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights and later as advisor to the chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. She is currently a professor of social policy, law and women's studies at The Heller School for Public Policy and Management at Brandeis University.
Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC practices in the fields of antitrust, corporate governance and securities, employee benefits, civil and human rights, employee discrimination, public clients, consumer rights and product liability. The firm has office in Washington, D.C., New York, Philadelphia, Chicago and Florida.