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Mary Beth Shults-Kumar

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George Washington University Law School, Washington, DC – JD

University College London, London, UK – MS

University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, TN – BS

Mary Beth Shults-Kumar is focused on a client-centered practice and works on a variety of employment issues for both private and public sector employees.  She graduated with honors from the George Washington University Law School.  During law school, Mary Beth served as the Editor in Chief of the International Law in Domestic Courts journal.  She also was active in student advocacy and the International Law Society.

Mary Beth has experience in all stages of litigation and completed multiple internships during law school.  She served as a Law Clerk-Intern at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for Administrative Law Judge Courtney Mickman.  Mary Beth also developed her litigation skills at the Fairfax County Public Defender’s Office, while working with indigent criminal defendants.  She supported voting rights litigation at the Fair Election Center, and assisted with cases involving claims against U.S. government and international government officials at the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Foreign Litigation.

Mary Beth received her Bachelor of Science in political science from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where she was a Brock Scholar and graduated with high honors.  She received her Master of Science, with honors, in comparative politics from University College London, after completing a dissertation about the relationship between traditional news media outlets and twitter contributors.  Mary Beth is originally from Tennessee, but after several years in DC, considers it home.


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