Successful labor and employment lawyer with a B.S. from Cornell's School of Industrial and Labor Relations and a J.D. from Boston University with honors in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Concentration. Self-starter with a talent for mediating employment issues to find viable solutions in a discreet way.
Founded the Boston area's first gluten free celebration cake bakery.
Received and addressed complaints of discrimination based on race, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, et al.
Mediated employment discrimination cases through a volunteer program for attorney members of the Massachusetts Bar Association's Labor and Employment Law Section. Reviewed case files, presided over opening sessions, set ground rules and took opening statements from counsel for the parties. Met individually with each side, garnered concerns and objectives, continued mediation until settlement.
Counseled management clients to identify goals and effectively advise and advocate on their behalf.
Admitted to practice in Massachusetts, 1999; New York, 2000; U.S. District Court of Massachusetts, 2004.
"Train the Trainer: Preventing Discrimination in the Workplace," Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, 2005.
"Negotiating Labor Agreements," Harvard Law School Program on Negotiation, 2002.
"Employment Law & Mediator Skills Training for ADR Neutrals,"NYU School of Law Center for Labor and Employment Law, 2001.
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