NANCY O'MARA EZOLD
Practice Areas: Employment Law and Litigation including sexual harassment, wrongful discharge, and employment discrimination based on age, sex, race, ethnic background, religion and disability; Negotiation of employment contracts, severance agreements and non-compete agreements; civil and commercial litigation; personal injury cases.
Admitted: Pennsylvania State Courts; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania; U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania; U.S. District Court, District of Arizona; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; U.S. Court of Federal Claims; U.S. Supreme Court.
Law School: Villanova University, J.D., 1980.
College: University of Maine, B.A., cum laude.
Member: Board Member and former Chair, Women’s Law Project; Philadelphia Bar Association; National Employment Lawyers Association; National Association of Women Lawyers; Association of Trial Lawyers of America.
Biography: Nancy O'Mara Ezold graduated cum laude from the University of Maine and received her law degree from the Villanova University School of Law in 1980. She has been in the private practice of law for over 25 years, originally in firms in Philadelphia and Chester County, and ultimately established her own firm. Nancy is involved in all of the firm's practice areas, litigates in state and federal courts, and is a member of the bars of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court among others. She has held positions with local, state and federal government and has served as President and Chief Counsel of an environmental remediation company. Nancy has given presentations on discrimination and workplace employment issues to educational and professional organizations throughout the country, and has been interviewed by and featured in numerous local and national media.
Nancy distinguished herself as the plaintiff in the ground-breaking case, Ezold vs. Wolf, Block, Schorr & Solis-Cohen, the first case brought by a woman attorney, and tried, against a law firm for sex discrimination in the denial of partnership.