Employment Arbitration

Recent Representative Cases Handled as an Employment Arbitrator  (Sample cases only)

Age and race discrimination case by executive director against health care facility;

breach of contract and age discrimination claim by physician against private practice;

age discrimination case by long term management employee against manufacturing facility;

breach of contract claim by union employee against police union; 

multi million dollar breach of severance agreement claim by in house counsel against multi-national insurance company;

age discrimination and breach of contract claim by bank officer against multi state bank; 

wrongful termination claim by executive director against private boarding school; 

breach of commissions contract claim by financial services sales person against national financial services company;

Employment Arbitration Panels

AAA  Employment Arbitration Panel;

AAA Commercial Arbitration Panel;

Recent Factfinding Investigations (Sample Cases)

I have conducted comprehensive investigations and provided detailed fatfinding reports in the following sample matters:

Complaint of rape and sexual harassment by a supervisor in a non-union manufacturing facility; 

complaint of retaliation and wrongful termination by a supervisory nurse against a health care facility;

complaint of sexual harassment and inappropriate sexual contact by salesperson against coworkers in a technology company;

internal complaint of sexual orientation discrimination in a health care facility.

Recent Arbitration and ADR Training

American Arbitration Association/ International Center for Dispute Resolution 

Neutrals Conference 2009;

American Arbitration Association Labor Arbitrator Training 2008;

American Bar Association Employment Mediator Training, 3/99, 8/98;

AAA Commercial Arbitrator Training, 2/99;

AAA Employment Arbitrator Training, 12/97, 10/96;

AAA Advanced Employment Arbitrator Training 6/2002;

North Shore Community Mediation Training, 5/96;
AAA Basic Arbitrator Training, 3/93. Conducted AAA Mediator and Arbitrator Training 2002;

Cornell Univ. Alliance for Education in Dispute Resolution Advanced Mediator Training - 2/03, AAA Neutrals Retreat and Training 2004.

Recent Arbitrations (Sample Cases)

I have resolved cases involving:

the Americans with Disabilities Act

Family and Medical Leave Act

sex,  sexual orientation, race, age and handicap discrimination issues under Title VII

ADEA, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Connecticut human rights laws.

In addition I have resolved cases under state and federal wage and hour laws, employment contracts and severance agreements.

Professional Associations

  • Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers
  • American Arbitration  Association – New England Employment Law Advisory Council
  • ABA Labor and Employment law Section Governing Council 2002-2008;
  • ABA Dispute Resolution Section
  • ABA National CLE Co-Chair, 1999-2002
  • ABA Annual Meeting Co-Chair 1997-1999; Employee Rights and Responsibilities Program Co-Chair 1997-1999
  • Fellow National Bar Foundation;
  • Member Massachusetts Bar Association; Massachusetts Women’s Bar Association;
  • Past chair – Massachusetts Bar Association ADR Section;
  • Voted Massacusetts Super Lawyer 2005, 2006;
  • Past Member National Employment Lawyers Association.