Mallory Sepler-King is a Staff Attorney in the Civil Rights Litigation Program at
the Disability Rights Legal Center. Ms. Sepler-King’s casework focuses on class
action and impact litigation centered on physical and programmatic access for
individuals with disabilities, including access to special education. Prior to joining
the DRLC, Ms. Sepler-King was an associate attorney at a plaintiff-side
employment firm, where she worked exclusively on employment litigation, with a
focus on cases of workplace discrimination. She has also held a fellowship with
the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, where she assisted
the Fair Housing Council to draft comprehensive anti-discrimination housing
regulations to enact the provisions of the Fair Housing Act. While at the DFEH,
Ms. Sepler-King authored numerous articles on state and federal laws regarding
assistive animals in housing, employment, and public accommodations.
Ms. Sepler-King is a 2013 graduate of the University of California, Irvine School
of Law. While in law school, Ms. Sepler-King spent a summer in New York, New
York as the Edward Brodsky Legal Fellow for the Anti-Defamation League,
assisting to draft amicus filings and advisory letters related to national civil rights
cases, and then continued her involvement with the organization as an extern in
Los Angeles. Ms. Sepler-King was the President of the UCI Law OutLaw group and served on the Moot Court Board as well as the Student Bar Association.
Mallory has her B.A. in Diplomacy and World Affairs from Occidental College.