Isabel Cottrell Promoted to Senior Associate at Federal Practice Group

Posted By fedpractice || 5-Aug-2020

Isabel Cottrell Promoted to Senior Associate at Federal Practice Group

Washington, D.C. –August 4, 2020The Federal Practice Group is pleased to announce Isabel Cottrell has been promoted to the position of Senior Associate. Ms. Cottrell is fluent in both English and Spanish and has substantive experience in federal employment law. She will continue to provide outstanding representation for her clients by pursuing claims of discrimination at the EEOC and defending her clients against disciplinary, adverse actions and whistleblower retaliation.

“The Federal Practice Group is proud to announce that we are promoting attorney Isabel Cottrell to the position of Senior Associate. In her several years at the firm, Isabel has successfully represented numerous federal employees in EEO complaints, MSPB appeals, and whistleblower retaliation claims,” said Federal Practice Group Founding Partner Debra D’Agostino. “Isabel is an outstanding negotiator, and has helped many of FPG’s clients obtain relief from their federal agencies, enabling them continue their careers with dignity.”

Prior to joining the Federal Practice Group, Ms. Cottrell worked for two other prestigious Washington, D.C. law firms that focused on federal employment. In her first position out of law school, Ms. Cottrell began as a law clerk before being elevated to associate and served as an associate for two years at her second firm.

While pursing her juris doctorate Ms. Cottrell put her Spanish-speaking skills to great use when she served an internship at the National Center for Refugee & Immigrant Children. Other internships include a term at the New York State Supreme Court where she worked for Justice Ling-Cohan. She also served as a student representative for the Unemployment Action Center in Manhattan.

Ms. Cottrell received her Bachelor of Arts from Sewanee: The University of the South. She earned her juris doctorate at New York Law School. Ms. Cottrell is admitted to practice in both Virginia and the District of Columbia.

About the firm:  The Federal Practice Group is dedicated to providing a wide breadth of legal services globally to include international dispute resolution.  The firm maintains a website at www.fedpractice.comwith additional information about its attorneys, achievements, and news stories involving the firm’s work.


Categories: Federal Employment Law