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Ellen Jean Messing

Employment and labor Attorney at Boston, MA

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  • Licensed for 46 years
    State MA
    Acquired 1977
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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"According to peers, this plaintiff's firm stands out as one where the lawyers 'know how to litigate a case and negotiate a successful outcome.' The firm represents individuals and unions on matters that are primarily related to discriminaton, civil rights and contracts.

 

Competitiors have a 'professional respect' for this firm's lawyers, who are considered to offer 'passionate committment' to their clients. Ellen Messing was described to researchers as 'smart and tough,' with an 'expert plaintiffs' practice.'"

-Chambers USA American's Leading Business Lawyers 2003-2004

Location

Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C.
50 Congress Street
Suite 1000
Boston, MA, 02109

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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Lecturer in Law
  • Northeastern University School of Law
  • 1985 - 1988
  • Lecturer in Law
  • Boston University School of Law
  • 1982 - 1991

Education

  • Boston University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • N/A
  • Harvard University
  • N/A

Associations

  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Member, Executive Board Nominating Committee
  • 2006 - Present
  • College of Labor and Employment Lawyers
  • Fellow
  • 2000 - Present
  • Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Curriculum Advisory Committee
  • Member
  • 2000 - Present
  • American Arbitration Association, New England
  • Neutral Arbitraitor
  • 1997 - Present
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Co-Chair, Ethics and Sanctions Committee
  • 1993 - Present
  • Boston Bar Association, Ethics Committee
  • Member
  • 1993 - Present
  • Boston Inn of Court
  • Member
  • 1990 - Present
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Women's Bar Association of Massachusetts
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Boston Bar Association, Ethics Committee
  • Co-chair
  • 2000 - 2002
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Executive Board Member
  • 1992 - 2006
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Executive Board Member
  • 1992 - 2006
  • Massachusetts National Employment Lawyers Association
  • President
  • 1992 - 1997
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Honors and Awards

  • Recognized
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers
  • 2009
  • Recognized
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Recognized
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers
  • 2007
  • Recognized
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers
  • 2006
  • Recognized
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers
  • 2005
  • Recognized
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers
  • 2004
  • Recognized
  • Chambers USA
  • 2004
  • AV Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • N/A
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Publications

  • National Employment Lawyers Association, Annual Convention Program Materials
  • “Maximizing The Value Of Arbitration For Our Clients”
  • 2010
  • National Employment Lawyers Association, Fall Seminar Program Materials
  • "Strategic Considerations in Representing Current Employees Who Are Pursing Claims Against Their Employers"
  • 2008
  • American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law, Annual CLE Conference Program Materials
  • “Negotiating Executive Employment Agreements on Behalf of the Employee”
  • 2007
  • Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Employment Law Conference
  • “Punitive Damages Awards in Employment Discrimination Cases”
  • 2004
  • Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Litigating in the Wake of the Enron Flood: Regulatory Issues a Year After the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  • “Representing Whistleblowers in Massachusetts After Sarbanes-Oxley”
  • 2003
  • American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law Annual Meeting, Annual Convention Materials
  • "Executive Compensation Packages: An Overview from the Employee’s Point of View"
  • 2001
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Speaking Engagements

  • Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Seminar
  • Co-Chair and Panelist, “Effectively Using and Excluding Evidence in Employment Cases"
  • 2010
  • Massachusetts Bar Association Seminar
  • Panelist, “Workplace Investigation: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly”
  • 2009
  • National Employment Lawyers Association Seminar
  • Panelist, “Representing Harassment Victims Who Are Still Employed”
  • 2008
  • Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Seminar
  • Panelist, “Electronic Discovery in Employment Cases”
  • 2008
  • American Bar Association Webinar
  • Panelist, “Workplace Privacy: Unclear But Present Danger”
  • 2008
  • American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law Annual Conference
  • Panelist, “Negotiating Employment Agreements, Severance Agreements and Releases”
  • 2007
  • Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Seminar
  • Panelist, “Harassment Claims in Employment Cases”
  • 2006
  • Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Seminar
  • Panelist, “Proving and Defending Damages Claims in Discrimination Cases”
  • 2004
  • ALI-ABA Seminar
  • Panelist, "Employment Discrimination and Civil Rights Actions in Federal and State Courts”
  • 2003
  • National Employment Lawyers Association Annual Convention
  • Panelist, “Executive Compensation”
  • 2002
  • Employment Law Basics, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Seminar
  • Panelist, "The Life-Cycle of the Employment Relationship"
  • 2001
  • Annual Meeting, ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law
  • Panelist, "Understanding Executive Compensation Packages"
  • 2001
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Boston Employment and labor Lawyer Ellen Jean Messing
Ellen Jean Messing
Employment and labor Attorney
Boston, MA
Licensed for 46 years