Associate Attorney Nora L. Olsewski, Esq. joined the Murphy Law Group in May 2017.

Prior to joining the Murphy Law Group, Ms. Olsewski served as a judicial extern for a United States District Court Judge in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania where she researched and drafted memoranda and opinions on issues regarding employment discrimination, civil rights violations, and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure requirements. During her second year of law school, Ms. Olsewski also interned in the Criminal Division of the United States Attorney’s Office in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where she assisted in prosecuting drug trafficking offenses.

Ms. Olsewski first became interested in employment law after serving as a legal intern for the United States Department of Labor, Office of the Regional Solicitor, during the summer of 2016. While at the Solicitor’s office, Ms. Olsewski assisted in prosecuting employers who violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), mine safety regulations, and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”).

During her time at Villanova Law, Ms. Olsewski also served as a member of the Honor Board and as teaching assistant for the Advanced Trial Advocacy course.

Before beginning law school, Ms. Olsewski held a full time position with the Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law where she worked in the Student Affairs Office. While employed at Drexel, Ms. Olsewski completed her Master’s degree in Homeland Security Management. Ms. Olsewski received distinction for her thesis regarding how the overregulation of research at major universities threatens our national security.  

During her time as a student at Susquehanna University, Ms. Olsewski was a member of the Mock Trial Team and competed in competitions throughout the United States, winning several awards including “Best Advocate.” Ms. Olsewski was also an active member of the Pre-Law Society and was one of nine students chosen by the university to participate in a special round table discussion with Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito. Additionally, Ms. Olsewski spent a semester in Washington, D.C. serving as an intern in the office of Congressman Bill Shuster in the United States House of Representatives. Upon graduation, Ms. Olsewski received departmental honors for her senior thesis on electoral realignment theory.

Ms. OIsewski is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania. She was born and raised in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, and currently resides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Education:

Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law (J.D., 2017)

Drexel University (M.S., summa cum laude, 2013)

Susquehanna University (B.A., summa cum laude, 2010)

Admissions:

Pennsylvania Bar (2017)