Junou Odige has experience with both private and public sector labor and employment laws. She has worked with an employment discrimination law firm where she represented people who have been discriminated against and pursued matters on their behalf under Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FLSA, and FMLA. Prior to that, she served as a Trial Examiner at the NYC Office of Collective Bargaining, resolving improper practice claims, representation disputes, and disputes over terms of collective bargaining agreements.
She obtained her law degree from Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, with a concentration in Labor and Employment. During law school, she completed the 2016 Peggy Browning Fellowship with the Service Employees International Union in Washington, D.C, and successfully argued an asylum case as a student attorney in the Immigration Litigation Clinic. Shortly after graduating, she completed a legal fellowship with the United Mine Workers of America and a judicial clerkship with the Honorable Michael R. Pearson of the Prince George’s County Circuit Court in Maryland.
Junou was admitted to the District of Columbia Bar in 2017 and recently admitted to the New York Bar. She maintains professional memberships with the Haitian American Lawyers Association of New York and the Metropolitan Black Bar Association. She is fluent in Haitian Creole