“This is a well-deserved honor. Ilona’s entire career has been dedicated to enforcing civil rights and acting as an impartial to resolve disputes. Her efforts have made real impact,” said OIG Managing Partner Amy Oppenheimer. “She has a powerful ability to resolve difficult, painful problems in ways that provide all participants the dignity, respect and care that enables them to be heard and heal. OIG applauds her leadership and is proud to have her on the team.”
At OIG, Ilona conducts neutral investigations, mediation and training across a variety of industries such as tech, nonprofit and government agencies. She has extensive experience with labor and employment law and Title IX. Ilona has authored numerous articles and book chapters on sex discrimination and LGBTQ legal issues, and she teaches a class on Law and Sexuality at the University of California, Berkeley.
The ABF Fellows is a global honorary society that recognizes attorneys, judges, law faculty and legal scholars whose public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the highest principles of the legal profession and to the welfare of their communities. ABF Fellows hail from nearly 40 countries and hold a wide variety of influential roles.
Notable Fellows include the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader-Ginsberg, Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts, and Former United States Secretary of State Hilary Rodham Clinton.