Staff Attorney

(646) 693-8212

Areas of Expertise

Enforcement of Workplace Standards • Nonstandard Workforce • Unions and Labor Law


Ceilidh Gao (pronounced “KAY-lee”) joined the National Employment Law Project in 2017 as a staff attorney, focusing her work on policies that improve economic security for low-wage and immigrant workers.

Prior to joining NELP, Ceilidh worked in private practice, representing unions and workers at Levy Ratner P.C., and she has also served as a legal fellow at the Service Employees International Union.

She received her law degree from Harvard Law School, where she was a member of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, and she received her bachelor’s degree from Queen’s University.


J.D., Harvard Law School

B.A., Queen’s University

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