I was having problems requesting schedule adjustments to deal with a new mental health diagnosis at my federal agency employer. After reaching out to my supervisory chain, employee relations, reasonable accommodations and anti-harassment without success, I started to look for a lawyer who would be sympathetic to my situation and who specialized in federal policies. Edgar was recommended to me by a family friend who is a lawyer. Read More
Edgar Ndjatou is a phenomenal attorney!I approached Mr. Ndjatou because after I was unfairly terminated from my job, my former employer presented me with a severance package. I wanted to ensure that my rights were protected and that my former employer did not take advantage of me. Read More
“On the advice of a trusted friend, I retained McCree Ndjatou because I needed representation in a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit against my former employer. Edgar Ndjatou and Elyssa Geschwind gave me so much comfort by being transparent with me about the litigation process. I felt they always had my best interest in mind… Read More
After experiencing some initial challenges with my case, I contacted Edgar Ndjatou. Mr. Ndjatou and his firm came highly recommended by a colleague. Mr. Ndjatou took over my case and started taking action with the EEOC. Read More
I worked with Edgar Ndjatou on a lost wages settlement and was incredibly impressed with his professionalism and ability to explain things to me without the legal jargon! With his help and expertise, I had a positive outcome on my settlement that didn’t require going to court. Read More
Mr. Ndjatou and his team helped me during every step of my discrimination complaint. Edgar took the time to explain what to expect during negotiations and how different scenarios would affect my situation and overall outcome. Read More
I approached McCree Ndjatou, PLLC with an age discrimination case I had against a former employer. I was referred to them by a client of mine. They came highly recommended as a firm with integrity, perseverance, and expertise. Once I met with Edgar Ndjatou, I felt he was more than competent to handle my case. Read More
I hired Edgar to handle my severance negotiations following being laid off from my company under questionable and discriminatory circumstances. Edgar was extremely knowledgeable about the specifics of employment law and severance matters based on his previous experience and background in the DC Metro area, which led me to choose him. Read More
I approached the law firm of McCree Ndjatou, PLLC because I believed I was wrongfully dismissed by my former employer based on national origin discrimination. McCree Ndjatou helped me by accepting my case and assisted me with my complicated employment case. I was fortunate enough to have Edgar Ndjatou and Elyssa Geschwind as counsels. Read More
I hired Edgar Ndjatou to represent me in my disability and gender discrimination lawsuit against a federal agency. Edgar settled my case in under a year and for the targeted amount. From the very beginning, I was impressed by his professionalism. He answered my phone calls and emails. Read More
Whether you are an employee or business owner, the workplace can provide many challenges. Some of the challenges may include employment discrimination, withholding of wages, confusion over laws and regulations that can be complex and difficult to understand, and setting expectations while defining conduct between employers and employees. At McCree Ndjatou, we work with our clients to seek redress for violations of employment laws or help implement preventative measures to avoid litigation.
Life is full of uncertainties so it is necessary we plan for unexpected. Becoming incapacitated or deceased is not only possible; it is a harsh reality. What about your loved ones? Who will have powers of attorney in the event that life happens to you? From wills, trusts, to probate litigation to contest or defend a will, McCree Ndjatou is here for you. Contact us today for a consultation.
Business and Corporate Law
Owning and running business is one the most challenging and rewarding ways to make a living. Businesses come in all shapes and sizes and McCree Ndjatou PLLC is here to help you. Do you need assistance incorporating your business or drafting contracts and sales agreements? Focus on your vision and let us focus on protecting your future. Contact us for a consultation.
Are you a victim of debt collector harassment? There are a variety of laws designed to help you. The major law in this area is the Federal Debt Collection Practices Act. Under this law, creditors are prohibited from certain behaviors while attempting to collect on unpaid debts. If you have experienced harassment from a debt collector, such as abusive or harassing language and threatening to take unlawful action, please contact us for a consultation.
Many litigants are surprised to find out that once they have won a judgment, they are still unable to collect the money a court has ordered. We are experienced in using the courts to discover assets and conduct garnishments and seizures. If you have a court order or judgment giving you a monetary award and have been unable to collect, please contact us for a consultation.
Marcia McCree and Edgar Ndjatou established this firm with a dedication to client priorities and quality legal representation in the DC Metro area. We are intimately familiar with state and federal courts and know how they impact lives. We take a holistic approach in evaluating each case. This means that we take into consideration all aspects of the situation along with all available remedies to create a strategy that will help our clients accomplish their goals. Our methods provide individuals and businesses that retain our services confidence in our abilities and trust that their interests will be protected. We also believe in repairing the world around us through the power of law. We are active in our community and provide pro bono legal services by volunteering with non-profit organizations.
When you meet with us one on one, you’ll know right away that we are different from what you think of when you hear the word “lawyer”. We’re not going to treat you like a case number, a paycheck, or a workload. We’re not cold and closed off. The only reason our firm exists is for you—we practice law in the belief that establishing our clients’ trust is the only measure of success. From initial consultation through to the final outcome, we want you to have the utmost confidence not only in our abilities, but also in our sincerity.
Marcia McCree went to law school at George Washington University and interned in New York—first with Judge Ellis of the Southern District and then in the New York Attorney General’s Office. After graduating, she was part of the Finkelstein Thompson team, specializing in anti-trust and consumer protection. She has served as Special Assistant Attorney General with the Commercial Finance Bureau of D.C. and has been in private practice since 2010. Marcia is a member of the D.C. Bar Association (Litigation Section) and the American Bar Association (Real Estate and Law Firm Practice Section). She also volunteers as an Advising Attorney for the D.C. Employment Justice Center and the Co- President of the University of Georgia Alumni Association.
Mr. Ndjatou, a partner at McCree Ndjatou, PLLC, specializes in employment law representing primarily employees as well as small businesses and non-profits. Originally, from Cameroon and raised in New York City, Mr. Ndjatou earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and a minor in Economics, from Brandeis University. He received his Juris Doctor from American University, Washington College of Law. Mr. Ndjatou is a member of both the Maryland and District of Columbia Bar associations. He is also a member of the bars for the U.S. District Courts of Maryland and the District of Columbia. Mr. Ndjatou is involved in several professional and volunteer engagements. He is an Executive Board member of the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association and Co-Chair of the DC Bar’s Labor & Employment Law Section. He is also a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association, Maryland Employment Lawyers Association, and Washington Bar Association. In addition, Mr. Ndjatou serves as a Board Member for Open Arms Housing, Inc.
Elyssa Helene Katz Geschwind
Elyssa Helene Katz Geschwind graduated from Temple University, James E. Beasley School of Law in May 2014. With a strong educational and professional background in advocacy and policy work, she is keenly interested in better understanding how to combat the inequality that arises in our society and use the justice system to eliminate barriers. Her practice focuses on employment and civil rights law. Elyssa was a 2013 Law and Public Policy Scholar, writing her policy paper on the future of the Fair Housing Act. She has interned with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the City of Philadelphia, the National Fair Housing Alliance and the Sheller Center for Social Justice. Prior to law school, she worked in a domestic violence and child abuse agency in the Bay Area.
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McCree Ndjatou, PLLC, a dynamic and fast-growing civil litigation firm in Washington, D.C., is seeking Law Clerks. Preference will be given to candidates who have a demonstrated interest primarily in employment law. However, work load may also include commercial and probate litigation. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter with strong research and writing skills. Additionally, we are looking for someone who is hard-working, detail-oriented and collegial. While being bilingual (English/Span... Read More