Whitney L. Railey

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Whitney L. Railey is an associate attorney who practices in the areas of employment and consumer rights law. Whitney received her law degree from the University of Louisville, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law in May of 2015.

During law school, Whitney worked as a paralegal with the Legal Aid Society where she assisted low-income individuals with legal issues such as eviction, divorce, and disability benefit denials. She also worked in Washington, D.C. as a legal intern with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in its Office of Civil Rights. While working at the CFPB, Whitney worked with her colleagues to enforce laws prohibiting discrimination in employment such as Title VII and the Equal Pay Act.

In her final year of law school, Whitney served as the Muhammad Ali Institute Law Fellow where she worked with Professor Enid Trucios-Haynes on programming activities aimed at advancing the work, study, and practice of peace building, social justice, and violence prevention at the local and national level. Whitney’s professional experience demonstrates her passion for the law and her commitment to providing legal representation in a caring and compassionate manner.

Whitney received her undergraduate degree in history from Spelman College in 2009, and she is a founding member of the Louisville Chapter of the National Alumnae Association of Spelman College. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.