Margaret S. House


Washington, DC

Margaret S. House advocates for employees facing illegal and unfair treatment in the workplace, including employment discrimination, retaliation, harassment, and whistleblower retaliation.


Prior to joining KCNF, Margaret represented clients in complex commercial,  antitrust, and bankruptcy litigation, and white-collar and internal investigations.


A distinguished alumna of Yale Law School, Margaret served as Chair of Yale Law Women and was a Notes and Comments Editor for the Yale Law & Policy Review. Margaret demonstrated a profound commitment to public interest law as an active member of the Reproductive Rights & Justice Project and through internships with the Rhode Island Public Defender and Rights Behind Bars, where she worked on appellate briefs advocating for incarcerated individuals. She was also a member of Outlaws, the American Constitution Society, and the Yale Civil Rights Project.


Before law school, Margaret began her career by addressing health inequities, working for a variety of organizations dedicated to public health emergency preparedness and HIV prevention. She received a B.A. in Economics and Public Health, with honors, from Brown University.

Bar Admissions


  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • New York

Published Works


  • Supreme Court Employment Law Cases in 2024: What to Watch For, and Why – Part 2, HR Daily Advisor (February 20, 2024)
  • Supreme Court Employment Law Cases: What to Watch For in 2024 (and Why), HR Daily Advisor (January 12, 2024)

Professional Associations and Memberships


  • Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia (WBA), Member
  • National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA), Member