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


  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan

Jillian Ambrose


Jillian Ambrose is a Labor & Employment Group counsel 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 has substantial experience in representing employers in wage & hour litigation and in conducting audits and compliance review of employer wage & hour policies and procedures.

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.

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