Otis, Massachusetts Employment Lawyers

Christopher Hennessey
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Pittsfield, MA Employment Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(413) 443-9399 28 North Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
Employment, Business, Construction and IP
Franklin Pierce Law Center and Franklin Pierce Law Center
Chris practices in all areas of litigation and he has appeared in various state courts and federal district court in Massachusetts. He also has experience with appellate and federal courts in New York. Chris has represented businesses with Internet and technology issues as well as trademark litigation, trade secret misappropriation, and copyright infringement matters. He has been involved in a number of employment law matters, representing individuals and businesses with claims brought in the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. Prior to joining Cohen Kinne, Chris served as a law clerk to the Honorable C. Ian McLachlan of the Connecticut Appellate Court....
Benjamin Knox Steffans
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Pittsfield, MA Employment Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(413) 418-4176 7 North St Suite 307
Pittsfield, MA 01201
Free ConsultationEmployment
Boston College Law School
Ben Steffans’s practice focuses on a diverse array of litigation, with a specialization in representing both employers and employees in employment-related claims and issues.

Ben has successfully litigated claims of harassment and discrimination based on sex, race, disability, pregnancy, age, and sexual orientation. Ben has successfully resolved claims involving employers who retaliate against employees for complaining about unlawful activity. A large portion of Ben’s practice consists of representing clients regarding complicated wage-and-hour issues arising under both state and federal law. Ben also has significant experience in the non-compete, non-disclosure, non-solicit, and trade secret context.

Ben spends a considerable amount of his practice...
Kathleen Anne Jackson
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West Stockbridge , MA Employment Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(413) 636-5508 5 Albany Road
Office No. 10
West Stockbridge , MA 01266
Free ConsultationEmployment, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Landlord Tenant
McGill Law
I practice Landlord / Tenant Law, Restraining Orders, Employment Law, and Criminal Law. I help victims of sexual assault and or domestic violence navigate the legal system. I also help small businesses get started.

If you are a Landlord or a Tenant that does not know what to do, I have the answers you need.

If you or your child are facing allegations of Sexual Assault at school, call me.

If you are victim of Domestic Violence and need a Harassment Order, I can represent you in court to get you the protection you need.

Finally, I represent people...
Bernard Romani III
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Pittsfield, MA Employment Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(800) 731-9236 152 North St.
Pittsfield, MA 01201
Employment, Administrative, Social Security Disability and Workers' Comp
Western New England University School of Law
David Evan Valicenti
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Pittsfield, MA Employment Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(413) 443-9399 28 North Street
3rd Floor
Pittsfield, MA 01201
Employment, Business, IP and Real Estate
Pittsfield, MA Employment Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(413) 443-6485 27 Willis St
Pittsfield, MA 01201
Employment
Peter Vickery
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Amherst, MA Employment Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(413) 222-8760 27 Pray Street
Amherst, MA 01002
Free ConsultationEmployment, Appeals, Landlord Tenant and Trademarks
Boston University
Peter Vickery has a general civil practice focusing on employment (management side), civil litigation, landlord-tenant (landlord side) and real estate. He is a former member of the Governor's Council and of the State Ballot Law Commission.
Marvin Cable
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Amherst, MA Employment Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(413) 268-6500 67 North Pleasant Street
(above the Monkey Bar)
Amherst, MA 01002
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Communications and IP
Western New England University School of Law
Founded in 2009, Law Offices of Marvin Cable has gained the reputation for outstanding client satisfaction, and zealous advocacy. Our clients have included a large range of individuals and companies.

Our goal is not only to guide clients through myriads of legal issues, but to also be practical. We tailor our services to each client. There is no one size fits all approach to our practice.
Judd Peskin
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Springfield, MA Employment Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(413) 734-1002 101 State St
Springfield, MA 01103
Employment, Business, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
University of Connecticut School of Law
Judd L. Peskin has been a lawyer since 1976, and concentrates in personal injury, workers’ compensation, and corporate/partnership law. His experience in the business world – as president of a manufacturing company and strategy consultant for Accenture (formerly Arthur Andersen consulting) – gives him a rare and valued perspective in dealing with commercial litigation matters, business formation, non-competition agreements, corporate “divorces” and partnership dissolutions.
Jenny A Daniell Esq.
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Amherst Center, MA Employment Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(413) 253-6600 30 Boltwood Walk
Amherst Center, MA 01002
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Northeastern University School of Law
I am a graduate of Northeastern University School of Law (class of 1984). I became a lawyer to help people and to make a meaningful contribution to the betterment of our society and to social justice. That remains the core of my professional orientation..
Daniel Pava
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Springfield, MA Employment Law Lawyer with 46 years experience
1380 Main St #301
Springfield, MA 01103
Free ConsultationEmployment, Insurance Claims, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Michael E. Aleo
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Northampton, MA Employment Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(413) 584-7331 39 Main Street
Northampton, MA 01060
Employment, Civil Rights and Personal Injury
American University Washington College of Law
Michael’s practice is focused on civil litigation, including disputes involving employmentpersonal injury, medical malpractice, housing, and civil rights law. Prior to joining Lesser, Newman & Nasser, Michael practiced at the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights in Boston, Massachusetts, where he represented victims of race and national origin discrimination. Before practicing at the Lawyers’ Committee, Michael practiced employment law in Washington, D.C. and San Francisco, California. In addition to practicing law, Michael has taught legal writing and research at American University Washington College of Law, Golden Gate University School of Law, and New England Law Boston, and he has...
Kenneth Gogel
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Springfield, MA Employment Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(413) 788-5683 2 Mattoon St
Springfield, MA 01105
Employment, Bankruptcy, Business and IP
John B. Stewart
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Springfield, MA Employment Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(413) 733-4402 20 Maple Street, Suite 301
Springfield, MA 01103
Employment, Asbestos, Insurance Claims and Insurance Defense
I am a trial lawyer and handle civil cases throughout Massachusetts. I have tried over over 100 cases to a jury verdict. I am experienced in the defense handling of insurance claims in Massachusetts state and federal courts, as well as administrative agencies and appeals. Significant cases I have defended include: PRODUCTS LIABILITY. Burgos v. Danly Machine, U.S. District Ct., D.Mass., 17 Verdicts, Settlement and Tactics 361-362, 1997 WL 33345564, Natl. Jury Verdict Rptr. 10:15. Defense verdict for manufacturer of 50 ton power press sued by injured worker struck by metal blanks. Roberge v. Roberge, U.S. District...
Williamstown, MA Employment Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(408) 286-5150 196 Bridges Rd
Williamstown, MA 01267
Employment, Business, Civil Rights and Workers' Comp
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Springfield, MA Employment Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(413) 301-0866 1350 Main Street, Suite 1003
Springfield, MA 01103
Employment
Springfield, MA Employment Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(413) 272-2000 146 Chestnut St
Springfield, MA 01103
Employment and Real Estate
Springfield, MA Employment Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(413) 781-2820 1500 Main St
Springfield, MA 01115
Employment
Easthampton, MA Employment Law Attorney
(413) 529-0404 5 Arthur St.
Suite A
Easthampton, MA 01027-1201
Employment, Business, IP and Workers' Comp
University of Connecticut - School of Law
Northampton, MA Employment Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
20 Hampton Ave
Northampton, MA 01060
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation and Business
Springfield, MA Employment Law Lawyer with 46 years experience
(413) 781-2820 1500 Main St
Springfield, MA 01115
Employment
Northampton, MA Employment Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
(413) 584-7331 39 Main St
Northampton, MA 01060
Employment, Civil Rights, Criminal and DUI
Palmer, MA Employment Law Attorney
(413) 283-6455 16 King Street
Palmer, MA 01069
Employment
Springfield, MA Employment Law Attorney
(413) 781-2820 1500 Main Street Suite 2700
Springfield, MA 01115
Employment
John D. Keeton Jr.
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Worcester, MA Employment Law Attorney with 49 years experience
14 Havard Street
Worcester, MA 01545
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Construction and Divorce
New England Law | Boston
For over 40 years, I have been a trial attorney, mediator, and conciliator in the Massachusetts and federal courts. I am admitted to practice in the trial and appellate Massachusetts and federal courts, including the United States Supreme Court. I am the principal and founder of Mass Mediators, which was established by a team of trained and experienced attorney mediators and retired Massachusetts Trial Court Judges.
Emily E Smith-Lee
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Sharon, MA Employment Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(781) 784-2322 46 South Main Street
Sharon, MA 02067
Employment, Business and Estate Planning
Boston College
I have over twenty years experience in civil litigation, including business, employment and consumer disputes. I was formerly a partner at a large Boston, Massachusetts law firm, where I handled business litigation, product liability and tort defense, contract and trade secret and non compete claims. In 2009, I started my own law firm, which became slnlaw LLC in 2016. Since starting my own business, I have represented individuals and businesses in civil litigation involving trade secrets, non compete agreements, business litigation, and most aspects of labor and employment law. I have helped employees invalidate or...
Gregory D. Lorincz
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North Attleboro, MA Employment Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(508) 986-9403 12 Church Street
North Attleboro, MA 02760
Employment, Business, IP and Landlord Tenant
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
I pursue a pragmatic approach in delivering cost efficient solutions to the myriad legal problems encountered by businesses in areas ranging from forming a new business to litigation and appeals.

Matthew J. Fogelman
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Newton, MA Employment Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(617) 559-1530 189 Wells Ave
3rd Floor
Newton, MA 02459
Free ConsultationEmployment, Consumer and Personal Injury
Boston College Law School
Lissa McKinney
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Acton, MA Employment Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(781) 329-3373 100 Powder Mill Road
#244
Acton, MA 01720
Employment, Consumer, Criminal and Domestic Violence
Suffolk University Law School
Lissa McKinney graduated Suffolk University (1981) and Suffolk University Law School (1984) and started as a trial lawyer with the Committee for Public Counsel Services in Worcester and Boston. Her courtroom and trial experience spans 33 years and more than 1,000 bench or jury trials, probable cause hearings, restraining order hearings and evidentiary hearings. Lissa's practice concentrates on labor and employment law, personal injury, consumer fraud complaints, administrative hearings, and ALL matters of criminal defense.Out of the courtroom, she represent clients at the Registry of Motor Vehicles, Department of Employment and Training, DSS Fair Hearings, disciplinary hearings of...
James W. Duffy
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Worcester, MA Employment Law Lawyer with 1 year experience
Worcester, MA 01608
Employment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Suffolk University Law School
James Duffy is a 2017 cum laude graduate of Suffolk University Law School, graduating with Distinction in the Trial and Appellate Advocacy Concentration.

While at Suffolk, Jim was an active member of the Suffolk Prosecutors Program, where he represented the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the prosecution of criminal matters. In that job, he conducted legal and factual research, drafted pleadings, and regularly appeared in court to argue on behalf of the Commonwealth.

Jim also received numerous awards for his academic and advocacy achievements while in law school. He received the Distinguished Brief award and was named Best Oral Advocate in his first...
Jack Merrill Jr
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Needham, MA Employment Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(781) 418-5116 160 Gould Street
Needham, MA 02494
Employment and Workers' Comp
Northeastern University School of Law
Boston, MA employment lawyer, Jack K. Merrill specializes his practice in Massachusetts employment law and handles a broad array of business and civil litigation matters. He works in Massachusetts trial and appeal courts, federal courts, and administrative agencies. Mr. Merrill counsels small companies and individuals on employment and other business matters; handles discrimination, sexual harassment, and wrongful discharge cases; negotiates and drafts contracts; drafts employment manuals and non-competition agreements; and provides training classes on discrimination, sexual harassment, and related employment matters. Mr. Merrill has an extensive background in practical and intellectual areas of employment law. His legal practice includes private...
Elijah Bresley
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Waltham, MA Employment Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(617) 521-8600 391 Totten Pond Rd
#402
Waltham, MA 02451
Free ConsultationEmployment, Arbitration & Mediation and Civil Rights
Seton Hall University School of Law
Corey H. Surett
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Lexington, MA Employment Law Lawyer with 48 years experience
(617) 494-1920 One Cranberry Hill
#304
Lexington, MA 02421
Free ConsultationEmployment
Suffolk University Law School
Paul F. Lorincz
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Attleboro, MA Employment Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(508) 222-0002 144 Bank Street
P.O. Box 2320
Attleboro, MA 02703-1019
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Family
Boston College Law School
A PARTNER with the firm, concentrates his practice in the areas of family law, including mediation and conciliation, corporate and business law, civil litigation, and estate planning. A magna cum laude graduate of Boston College in 1972, Attorney Lorincz graduated from Boston College Law School in 1975 and is admitted to the Massachusetts Bar, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. He is a member of the Attleboro, Bristol County, and Massachusetts Bar Associations. In addition, he is a member of the Massachusetts Council on...
Danielle Jurema Lederman
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Newton, MA Employment Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(617) 559-1530 189 Wells Ave
3rd Floor
Newton, MA 02459
Free ConsultationEmployment, Civil Rights and Personal Injury
Northeastern University School of Law
Danielle Lederman is an associate at Fogelman & Fogelman. She practices in all areas of civil litigation, with an emphasis on plaintiff-side employment law. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Jurema worked as the Director of Legal Services and the Director of the Domestic Workers Law and Policy Clinic at the Brazilian Immigrant Center in Boston. In this capacity, she coordinated legal services in various areas encompassing employment, business, discrimination, immigration, and criminal matters. During that time, she also provided direct representation to clients with labor and employment law claims, including but not limited to wage and hour, discrimination, and...
William S Smith
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Holden, MA Employment Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(774) 317-9287 997 Main Street
Holden, MA 01520
Free ConsultationEmployment, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Attorney William S. Smith is the co-author of “Warrantless Searches of Persons or Places” in the award-winning reference manual used by attorneys, “Trying Drug Cases in Massachusetts.” He has been an invited lecturer and instructor at many continuing legal education seminars and conferences for attorneys. The founder of the first and only website for appellate criminal defense attorneys in the state, he was also a guest on a major television talk show in Boston. As a bar association leader, Attorney Smith has testified before the Massachusetts Judiciary Committee in the Statehouse multiple times with respect to criminal justice legislation. He...
Brian William Leahey
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Tyngsborough, MA Employment Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(978) 459-0396 1 Bridgeview Circle, Suite 15
Tyngsborough, MA 01879
Employment, Business, Estate Planning and Municipal
Georgetown University Law Center
Attorney Brian W. Leahey is an experienced attorney who provides his clients with a dedicated, knowledgeable, and passionate advocate. Attorney Leahey is thorough and efficient in representing their interests in a pragmatic, cost-effective, manner. Over the past twenty (20) years, he has handled a range of sophisticated legal matters including trying complex civil lawsuits, resolving government procurement issues, addressing voting concerns, dealing with labor relations and collective bargaining disputes, drafting and negotiating intricate contracts, conducting internal employment investigations, and identifying and preparing remediation plans for organizational deficiencies. For more information, please visit leaheypc.com
Steven Boris
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Framingham, MA Employment Law Attorney
(508) 872-2710 665 Franklin Street
Framingham, MA 01702
Employment, Business, Maritime and Personal Injury
Suffolk University Law School
Steve Boris is a founding member of the Firm. He concentrates in many areas of civil law including personal injury, maritime, business, employment law and alternative dispute resolution, practicing both in and out of courtrooms. Steve is AV® Rated, the highest peer review rating for legal ability and ethics by the legal publisher Martindale-Hubbell. Steve has been named a “Super Lawyer” by Boston Magazine for the years 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009. Steve has represented parties in 500+ personal injury cases, trying many before state and Federal courts, but resolving...
Brian Murphy
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Worcester, MA Employment Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(508) 762-1397 1 Mercantile Street
Suite 740
Worcester, MA 01608
Free ConsultationEmployment, Criminal, Divorce and White Collar Crime
Columbia Law School
Brian E. Murphy focuses his practice on criminal defense in the district, superior, and federal courts. Mr. Murphy has spent his entire career focused on defending those accused of crime and advocating for them both in Court and in the various administrative proceedings that often accompany prosecutions.

Mr. Murphy graduated from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester and from Columbia Law School where he was a James Kent Scholar and the Editor-in-Chief of the Columbia Human Rights Law Review.

Mr. Murphy is a member of the Boston Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers,...
Graeme S.R. Brown
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Belmont, MA Employment Law Attorney
(617) 489-0817 464 Common St
#354
Belmont, MA 02478
Employment, Business, Estate Planning and Health Care
New England Law | Boston
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Employment law governs the relationship between workers and their employers. This law, contained in federal and state statutes, administrative regulations, and judicial decisions, specifies the rights and restrictions applicable to each party in the workplace.

This area of law regulates such issues as employee benefits, discipline, hiring, firing, leave, payroll, and health and safety in the workplace. It also encompasses non-compete agreements, retaliation, severance, unemployment compensation, pensions, whistle-blowing, worker classification, wage garnishment, work authorization for non-U.S. citizens, worker's compensation, and employee handbooks.

Both federal and state laws govern the relationship between employees and employers. Federal laws such as Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibit employers from discriminating against employees based on certain characteristics. Many states have enacted their own laws similar to federal ones (and sometimes are more stringent). Cities and counties also can enact ordinances that affect employee rights, such as local minimum wage laws.

Employment lawyers can choose to accept only employees as clients, only employers, or both. Some attorneys focus on a specific area of employment law, such as workers' compensation, whistleblowing or discrimination, but many can handle a wide range of employment law issues.


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