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  • Smith College, B.A. government (2007) cum laude
  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D. (2013) cum laude


  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland

Jillian Ambrose

Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1 202.624.2710
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Jillian Ambrose is a Labor & Employment Group associate in Crowell & Moring’s Washington, D.C. office. Prior to joining the firm, Jillian served as a law clerk to Judge Anthony Epstein and then to Judge Steven M. Wellner, both of the D.C. Superior Court. Before law school, Jillian was an analyst in the human capital practice of an international consulting firm, where she provided management consulting services to a portfolio of federal agency clients.

Jillian’s practice focuses on litigation of individual and class actions arising in all areas of labor and employment law. She provides counseling to clients on a variety of employment issues, including non-competition/non-solicitation agreements and contract disputes. She also assists clients with affirmative action compliance, preparing affirmative action plans, analyzing compensation practices, and providing counseling in connection with Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs audits.

Jillian graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, where she was the managing editor of the Michigan Journal of Gender and Law and the president of the Women Law Students Association. She holds a bachelor's degree in government from Smith College.


Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, Maryland; D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Speeches & Presentations

  • "Webinar Series: Non-Competes, Restrictive Covenants, and Trade Secrets Issues for Government Contractors," Crowell & Moring Webinar (April 14, 2020). Presenters: Andrew W. Bagley, Christine B. Hawes, Jillian Ambrose, and M. Yuan Zhou.
  • "Third Thursday--C&M’s February Labor & Employment Update: Why Non-Union Employers Should Pay Attention to the NLRB in 2020," Crowell & Moring Webinar (February 20, 2020). Presenters: Thomas P. Gies, Glenn D. Grant, Christine B. Hawes, and Jillian Ambrose.
  • "Third Thursday--C&M’s June Labor & Employment Update: Supreme Court Watch 2019 – A Recap and a Look Forward," Crowell & Moring Webinar (June 20, 2019). Presenters: Thomas P. Gies, David McFarlane, Suzanne Rode, and Jillian Ambrose.
  • "Third Thursday--C&M’s April Labor & Employment Update: “Check” It Out – Avoiding Illegal Practices in Employee Background Checks," Crowell & Moring Webinar (April 18, 2019). Presenters: Thomas P. Gies, Christine B. Hawes, and Jillian Ambrose.
  • "Third Thursday--C&M's August Labor & Employment Update: What Not To Ask: The Rise of "Salary History Ban" Laws," Crowell & Moring Webinar (August 24, 2018). Presenters: Thomas P. Gies, Ira M. Saxe, and Jillian Ambrose.
  • "Third Thursday--C&M's September Labor & Employment Update: Internet Disparagement: Protecting Your Reputation When a Disgruntled Employee Trashes Your Company Online," Crowell & Moring Webinar (September 28, 2017). Presenters: Thomas P. Gies, Laura Offenbacher Aradi, and Jillian Ambrose.
  • "Third Thursday--C&M's July Labor & Employment Update: Following the Supreme Court: A New Approach to Judicial Review of Government Agency Decisions?," Crowell & Moring Webinar (July 20, 2017). Presenters: Thomas P. Gies, David McFarlane, Daniel W. Wolff, Glenn D. Grant, and Jillian Ambrose.


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