Martin Ebel

Deputy Director
Houston District Office of the EEOC


Martin S. "Marty" Ebel is the Deputy Director of the Houston District Office of the EEOC. Before joining the EEOC, he was General Counsel, and later, Commissioner of the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD), where he ran the Commission's Springfield office, directed the agency's employment testing project, spearheaded a review and revision of the agency's regulations, and adjudicated employment discrimination cases. Before coming to Texas, Ebel was twice named a Massachusetts Super Lawyer. Prior to joining the EEOC and MCAD, he practiced discrimination law for more than a decade. Mr. Ebel's private practice included employment law for both management and employee clients, as well as defending public accommodation lawsuits. He has appeared before state and federal trial and appellate courts and has written, argued, and won two cases that were included in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly's list of "The Most Important Opinions of 2001." Before moving to Houston, Mr. Ebel was also an adjunct professor at Boston College Law School where he taught Employment Discrimination. Ebel also lectured and conducted seminars before numerous businesses and organizations. He was a regular member of the faculty of the Massachusetts Bar Association's annual employment and labor conference and the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Foundation's Employment Law Conference. He has been a featured speaker on multiple panels for the EEOC's annual FEPA conferences. Ebel is a 1994 graduate of Boston College Law School, where he was a member of the Jessup International Law Moot Court Team and was honored with the St. Thomas More Award-the Law School's highest award. He is the Immediate Past-President of the Law School's Alumni Association.