Rachel E. Ellis of Ellis Employment Law, LLC practices exclusively in the area of employment law, advocating for workplace fairness and the advancement of employee rights. Ms. Ellis provides counsel to private sector and federal government employees; representative matters include discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment, unpaid commission and wages, contractual disputes, non-competition agreements, severance negotiations, and unemployment benefits.
Ms. Ellis regularly appears in front of Colorado’s State and Federal Courts, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, and the Colorado Department of Labor & Employment. Ms. Ellis is a former Officer and current Board Member of the Colorado Plaintiffs Employment Lawyers Association, also serves on the Colorado Symphony’s REMIX Board for Young Professionals, and is a past-Board Member of the Colorado Women’s Bar Association.
Ms. Meyer represents private and public sector employees in state and federal litigation, unemployment insurance appeals, administrative investigations of discrimination, and attorney discipline defense. She is licensed to practice law in the State of Colorado and the United States District Court for the District of Colorado, and has extensive experience in administrative courts including the Office of Administrative Courts, State Personnel Board and the Office of the Presiding Disciplinary Judge.
She joined the Ellis Employment Law team after practicing attorney ethics as an Assistant Regulation Counsel at the Colorado Supreme Court, Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel, formerly working as a Colorado Assistant Attorney General in the Employment Law and Civil Rights division, and litigating at Baker & Hostetler LLP.
Ms. Meyer received her J.D. from University of Denver College of Law and her undergraduate degree from Emory University. She is currently a member of the Association for Professional Responsibility Lawyers, the Plaintiff Employment Lawyers Association, the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association, the National Employment Lawyers Association, and the Colorado Women’s Bar Association.
Kaitlin I. Thomas is an Associate at Ellis Employment Law, LLC where she exclusively practices plaintiff-side employment law for private sector and federal government employees. She dreams of a world where people can freely pursue their career goals unencumbered by harmful stereotypes. She works to make this a reality one client at a time.
Ms. Thomas received her JD from the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, where she participated in the Student Trial Lawyers Association and Student Mentorship program, and served on the board of the National Women Law Student Organization. A Texas native, she received her undergraduate degrees from the University of North Texas, where she graduated magna cum laude.
Ms. Thomas is licensed to practice in Colorado’s State and Federal Courts.
She is a current member of the Colorado Plaintiffs Employment Lawyers Association, Faculty of Federal Advocates, Colorado Women’s Bar Association, Denver Bar Association – Young Lawyer Division, and Alpha Delta Pi Denver Alumnae Association. Away from the office, Ms. Thomas enjoys going on adventures in the Colorado outdoors, including hiking, white water rafting, and snow shoeing.
Hannah Hibbs serves as both the pre-litigation and the litigation paralegal at Ellis Employment Law. She fully believes in the mission of Ellis Employment Law and finds her work very rewarding. We appreciate her upbeat attitude and grammatical wizardry.
Ms. Hibbs is a Colorado native that graduated from Baylor University and then went on to earn her paralegal certificate from the Community College of Aurora, where she graduated with a 4.0 GPA. She is a member of the Rocky Mountain Paralegal Association and the National Federation of Paralegal Associates.
When she’s not at the office, Ms. Hibbs is hanging out with Theo, her Airedale terroir, crocheting, kickboxing, or giving herself henna tattoos.
Andrea Dreskin joined Ellis Employment Law as the administrative assistant in March of 2017. After graduating from Smith College with a BA in East Asian Language and Culture, Ms. Dreskin returned home to Denver and enrolled in the Art Institute of Colorado. She quickly found an internship at a portrait studio specializing in children and families and eventually became the office manager.
Ms. Dreskin was drawn to Ellis Employment Law because the position combines her administrative and design experience with her passion for helping people. Her sunny disposition brightens the day of everyone she speaks with. In her free time, you can usually find Ms. Dreskin photographing everything from people to landscapes or exploring Colorado trails with her family and dog Peaches.