Evangelia Podaras is member of the Firm’s labor and employment practice group, based in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Evangelia has experience counseling employers on issues related to federal, state, local employment and labor laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 1981 of the Civil Rights Act of 1866, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the National Labor Relations Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act. She has counseled companies to ensure compliance with these laws, as well as companies evaluating potential exposure arising out of non-compliance. Evangelia has also prepared affirmative action plans and desk audit submissions for the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs.


Memberships & Affiliations

Hellenic Lawyers Association

American Bar Association

New York State Bar Association


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2016District of Columbia
  • 2014New Jersey
  • 2016New York


  • English
  • Greek
  • Spanish


  • Fordham University School of LawJ.D.cum laude2014
    Notes & Articles Editor, Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal
  • Yale UniversityB.A., Political Science2010