Workplace Anti-Discrimination

Anti-Discrimination

Areas of Focus

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Experience

  • Prevailing in the First Circuit, the Massachusetts Appeals Court and the EEOC in discrimination and retaliation cases, and setting new law related to damages and attorneys' fees in a Massachusetts employment discrimination case.
  • Winning closure with no adverse findings in many extensive OFCCP audits, including for clients in the high-tech, energy services, publishing and financial services industries.
  • Negotiating numerous favorable settlements of claims before the EEOC and similar state agencies.
  • Assisting clients in preparing successful bid submissions for work with state and city governments requiring detailed diversity plans and commitments.
  • Working with clients to develop legally compliant diversity and inclusion programs that balance the need to increase diversity while ensuring non-discrimination in hiring and selection.
  • Obtaining summary judgment in gender discrimination and Family and Medical Leave Act retaliation cases in state and federal courts.