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James A.W. Shaw

James A.W. Shaw

Practice areas:

Employment & Labor, Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Sexual Harassment

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About Me

I represent employees and unions exclusively in a wide range of workplace disputes involving issues such as wrongful discharge, noncompete agreements, discrimination claims, and breach of an employment contract.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. Employment & Labor: 50%
  2. Wrongful Termination: 20%
  3. Discrimination: 20%
  4. Sexual Harassment: 10%

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Contact Info

111 Devonshire Street
Boston, MA, 02109

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MAActive200704/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerSegal Roitman, LLP2013 - Present
AssociateSegal Roitman, LLP2007 - 2012
Law clerkSegal Roitman, LLP2006 - 2007
Law clerkU.S. District Court / District of Arizona, Judge Cindy K. Jorgenson2006 - 2006
Law clerkU.S. Dept. of Justice, Civil Rights Division / Criminal Section2005 - 2005
PresidentUnited Auto Workers, Local 23222001 - 2004
President and Grievance CoordinatorGraduate Employee Organization, UAW Local 23221999 - 2001
Sociology Instructor and Teaching AssistantUniversity of Massachusetts, Amherst1996 - 2004
ReporterWorcester Telegram & Gazette1992 - 1996

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Massachusetts Employment Lawyers AssociationSecretary2009 - 2010
American Civil Liberties Union of MassachusettsN/AN/A
Boston Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Massachusetts Bar AssociationN/AN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Silva v. Pioneer Janitorial Services, Inc., 2011 WL 832503 (D.Mass. 2011)Motion to dismiss denied
Haggerty v. Local 4, 2010-J-0137 (Mass. App. Ct. 2010)Injunction dissolved

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northeastern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
University of Massachusetts, AmherstSociologyMA - Masters2004
Worcester State CollegeSociologyB.S.1996

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Northeastern University School of Law, Labor & Employment Alumni Annual ConferenceEmployee Communications and Privacy in the Workplace2012
Massachusetts Bar Association. 33rd Annual Labor & Employment Law Spring ConferenceNational Labor Relations Act Issues for Both Union and Non-Union Workplaces2012
Twelfth Annual Labor Arbitration ConferenceU.S. Supreme Court Decision on the Pyett Case Its Implications.2011
Northeastern Employment and Labor Law AssociationPyett and Its Implications: A Panel Discussion2011
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.Employment Law Landmines in Social Media2011
Boston Bar AssociationLabor Law for the Union and Non-Union Workplace2011
National Law Students Workers Rights ConferenceSocial Media and Union Organizing: New Possibilities Bring New Legal Challenges2010
MNA Labor Leader SummitSocial Networking: How To Lose Your Job Without Really Trying2010
Massachusetts Building Trades Council Annual ConferenceSome Cautionary Notes About Electronic Communication2010
Mass. Bar Assn. 31st Annual Labor & Employment Law Spring ConferenceArbitration of Statutory Claims in a Union Environment2010
AFL-CIO Organizing RoundtableHow to Strategically (and Lawfully) Use Secondary Pressure and Publicity During an Organizing Campaign2010
AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee Northeast Regional MeetingSocial Networking in the Unionized Environment2010
Segal Roitman Client SeminarHow You Can Present – and WIN! – Your Union’s Arbitration Case Without a Lawyer2009
Mass. AFL-CIO COPESignificant Changes to the Mass. Lobbying Law2009