I have more than 20 years of experience representing employers in complex employment... more
I have more than 20 years of experience representing employers in complex employment cases, including numerous wage and hour class actions. I have significant jury trial experience in state and federal courts. I also counsel and train employers in preventive employment practices, including ADA and wage compliance; leave, discipline and termination policies; and sexual harassment. I am a fre... view profile
At first glance, it might not seem like the most natural transition. Shakespearean... more
At first glance, it might not seem like the most natural transition. Shakespearean actors tired of the low pay are supposed to become graphic designers or teachers, not lawyers, right? Not necessarily, says employment law litigator, Matthew Ellis. The Emerson College graduate - who followed his 1998 BFA in acting with a five-year stint in New York - says the progression from acting to litig... view profile
If you feel you've been discriminated against at your workplace based on your personal beliefs or the way you look or act, you may require the services of a discrimination lawyer. Because most people need to work to earn a living, many employment laws exist to prohibit discrimination based on nationality, weight, height, disability, ethnicity, sexual preference, age, religion, or even military status. Discrimination lawyers can tell you which laws apply to your particular situation and what legal solutions are available to you.
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