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*I represent exclusively employers in the following specialties: Health Care, Telecommunications, Hospitality, Financial Services, Airlines
jury and non-jury trials; class actions; FLSA collective actions; NLRB ULP's and Organizing Proceedings; response to Corporate Campaigns and other Union organizing efforts, Union negotiations; representing management in Union and non-Union environments.


*Trial of complex labor and employment cases both jury and non-jury.

*Successfully argued appeals before many Courts of Appeals as well as the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts.

*Admitted to many Federal Courts of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.

*Trial Practice Advisor- Harvard Law School.

*Chief Negotiator for many collective bargaining agreements.

*Arbitrated and mediated numerous cases.

*Tried many cases before the National Labor Relations Board (ULP's and Representation cases in numerous industries).

*Mediator - Certified by the American Health Lawyers Association and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

*Member of many non-profit Boards of Trustees including AtlantiCare Health Systems and REACH, an organization devoted to helping victims of domestic violence.


Practice areas


  1. Employment: 100%
    44 years, 2 thousand cases

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99 Summer Street
Suite 1600
Boston, MA, 02110


NYCurrently registered 200803/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Leading LawyerChambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers in Employment & Labor2012
Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2009
Super LawyerMassachusetts Super LawyersN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderEpstein Becker & Green, PC2007 - Present
PartnerFoley & Lardner, LLP2005 - 2007
ShareholderEpstein Becker & Green, PC1995 - 2005
PartnerEckert Seamans1992 - 1995
PartnerFordham & Starrett1985 - 1992
Area CounselGeneral Electric Co.1978 - 1985
AssociatePitney Hardin, LLP1973 - 1978
AttorneyNational Labor Relations Board1971 - 1973
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York State Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
REACHStrategic Planning Committee & Finance Committee2005 - Present
Massachusetts Bar FoundationMember1981 - Present
Boston Bar AssociationMember1981 - Present
Penn ClubMember1968 - Present
Revere Nursing HomeFounder and TreasurerN/A
American Health Lawyers AssociationFormer Vice Chairman, Labor & Employment Practice GroupN/A
AtlantiCare HospitalBd of Trustees; Treasurer; Chair, Patient Care1987 - 1997
Union HospitalPast Treasurer and Finance Committee1984 - 1985
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Smith v. Bell Atlantic Corp.Remittitur of Jury Verdict by Trial Judge
Bishop v. Bell Atlantic Corp.Plaintiff's case was dismissed
Michelson v. Digital FinancialSummary judgment for defendant.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Practical Law Company publicationTrade Secrets Law: Massachusetts2012
Practical Law CompanyNon-Compete Laws: Massachusetts2011
AHLA Labor & Employment NewsletterThe Elder Justice Act of 2009 Will Generate Increased Litigation for Long Term Care Facilities2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston College Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1971
University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1968
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Epstein Becker Green 30th Annual Client Briefing: Labor and Employment Law in the Digital AgeWhen Cyberspace Is Home to Your Company's Most Valuable Assets: Protecting Trade Secrets and Other Confidential Information, and Ensuring Data Security in the Digital Age2011
MCLE Seminar - Dodging the Tax BulletEmployee vs. Independent Contractor2010
EBG Client BriefingThe Changed World of Managing Unionized Workplaces: The 10 New Employer Strategies2010
Epstein Becker Green 28th Annual Client BriefingEmployees Under Siege: Managing Your Workforce in Unprecedented Times2009
NY: 27th Annual Labor and Employment BriefingDecision 2008: What's at Stake for Employers2008
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.Implications of the Recent Dana Corp. Decision Issued by the NLRB2008
EBG Client BriefingManaging Unionized Workplaces in an Economic Downturn – The New Realities2008