Chelsea Deppert is an associate in the firm's Atlanta office. She represents clients in all areas of labor and employment law including employment discrimination claims, retaliation claims, wage and hour disputes, compliance, and prevention. She has a particular interest in employee benefits, including compliance with the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and other state and federal laws impacting the design, implementation and ongoing compliance of their employee benefit plans and programs.
Chelsea’s experience prior to joining Fisher Phillips included interning with the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Legal Unit, evaluating employees’ complaints of discrimination. Additionally, Chelsea interned with a mortgage services provider as an in-house compliance officer in 2014 and worked as a summer associate for Fisher Phillips in 2015.
While attending law school at Emory University, she was the Executive Symposium Editor of the Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal and her article “Bitcoin and Bankruptcy: Putting the Bits Together” was published in the Journal’s thirty-second volume. She was also an active member of school’s Labor and Employment Law practice society. During law school, the Bankruptcy Journal awarded her the 2015 Michael P. Gullet Award for Excellence in Legal Writing and Editing. She was also awarded the 2016 Outstanding Student Award by the Labor and Employment Law Section of the Atlanta Bar Association.
- Emory University School of LawJ.D. 2016, with honors
- University of Central FloridaB.S.B.A. 2012, summa cum laude