Rudi S. Julius
- New York
- J.D., 2013, Cornell Law School
- B.A., 2009, Boston College
Rudi Julius has extensive litigation experience representing employees and management in a wide range of employment law matters, including discrimination and harassment, retaliation, wage and hour, medical leaves of absence, accommodation of employee disabilities, whistleblowing, and a number of other issues that arise under federal, state, and local employment laws. Rudi’s practice also involves counseling clients on employment agreements, workplace policies and conduct, restrictive covenants, and disciplinary and termination decisions.
Prior to joining MHS, Rudi worked in diverse legal environments representing a variety of consumer and corporate clients. She has defended global corporations and individuals in high-profile and complex international antitrust litigation; advised executives and corporations in white collar criminal defense matters; and advised businesses and individuals with respect to claims arising out of contractual disputes in a number of federal jurisdictions. She has also represented consumers and large institutional investors in multi-district antitrust class actions that have resulted in billions of dollars in recoveries.
Rudi previously served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Karen Wells Roby in the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Louisiana where she reviewed prisoners’ civil rights claims pertaining to use of excessive force, unlawful detainment, and denial of access to the courts. She has also completed pro bono work on behalf of the Innocence Project, devoted to the exoneration of wrongfully convicted individuals through DNA evidence.
Rudi received her B.A. in English from Boston College in 2009 and her J.D. from Cornell University Law School in 2013, where she was an editor for Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy and served as the Program Coordinator for Cornell’s Black Law Student Association.
When she is not practicing law, Rudi enjoys traveling, mentoring, and spending time with her family and friends.
Rudi is admitted to practice before all New York state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.
Professional Affiliations and Organizations
Atlanta Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section
Cornell Black Lawyers Alumni Network
Leadership Institute for Women of Color Attorneys
National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., Metropolitan Atlanta Chapter
Speaker Topic Examples
Sexual Harassment Training
Fair Employee Selection and Compensation
The Accommodation Process