Olympias Iliana Konidaris (“Iliana”)

MANAGING LEGAL COUNSEL NEW YORK CITY

Olympias Iliana Konidaris (“Iliana”) has over ten years of experience handling civil litigation and claims involving civil rights in New York City. Ms. Konidaris represents victims and survivors in Title IX proceedings at the K-12, university, and graduate and professional school levels. She also represents survivors of gender-based violence in the workplace and in cyber abuse cases.

Before joining The Fierberg National Law Group, Ms. Konidaris ran her law firm, Konidaris Law PLLC, for three years, where she represented survivors in Title IX matters and aggressive cross-complaints, as well as cyber-stalking cases, privacy, and defamation matters.

Ms. Konidaris worked as a staff attorney at Legal Momentum, the Women’s Legal Defense and Education Fund, representing victims of child sex trafficking in lawsuits against Backpage.com. After law school, she worked as an associate at a plaintiffs’ civil rights litigation firm, where she litigated a sex discrimination class action, nationwide consumer class actions, and race discrimination cases.

Ms. Konidaris was appointed the Co-Chair of the New York City Bar’s Sex & Law Committee and has also been named a 2021 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Civil Rights Law.

Education:

  • J.D., Washington University School of Law
    • Co-Lecturer of the Undergraduate Course, Women & The Law
    • Equal Justice Works Award for Public Service
  • Bachelor of Arts, Haverford College, with honors

Lectures and Professional Presentations:

  • National Employment Lawyers Association/New York: Representing Employees “Protected” by Title IX in a Post-Cummings World (January 2024)
  • National Crime Victim Law InstituteCivil Rights and Remedies for Victims of Violence on Campus (May 2023)

Media Features:

Ms. Konidaris’s Title IX expertise and cases have been featured on/in:

Professional Organizations:

  • Co-Chair, Sex & Law Committee, New York City Bar Association

Bar & Court Admissions:

  • State of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Ms. Konidaris is not licensed in the State of Michigan.

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