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Representative Matters

Developing and Conducting Cultural Assessments for Organizations of all Types

Helps companies, organizations, institutions, and boards assess, understand, and strengthen their workplace cultures through assessments of the experiences of employees, business units, leadership teams, and other stakeholders.

Designing and Conducting Equity Reviews in the Education Industry

Co-led and conducted a large-scale equity review of a higher education institution’s systems and structures for preventing, reporting, and responding to incidents of bias, discrimination, and harassment. Developed recommendations designed to improve the experiences of students, faculty, and staff.

Conducted an equity review of policies and procedures for an independent secondary school as part of a broader racial justice and equity initiative.

Counseling Employers on COVID-19 Policies and Mitigation Strategies

Advises employers on COVID-19-related matters, including administration of policies related to vaccination or testing, workplace accommodations, return to office, and employee health and safety protocols.

Jury Verdict in Age Discrimination Case

Obtained jury verdict on behalf of a large retailer in an age discrimination case filed in Massachusetts Superior Court.

Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Trainings

Conducts internal workplace trainings on strategies for identifying, preventing, and responding to discrimination and harassment, and other workplace misconduct.

Government and Internal Investigations

Represents clients in government and internal investigations involving workplace safety and health and environmental laws, and state and federal false claims act matters.

Defense of OSHA Retaliation Claims

Secured dismissal of retaliation complaints filed against a developer under the Occupational Safety and Health Act.

Victim Rights Law Center: Rebuilding the lives of sexual assault survivors through extensive training, established trust, and hope.

Case Study: Victim Rights Law Center

The Victim Rights Law Center (“VRLC”) is the nation’s first nonprofit law center dedicated to providing sexual assault survivors with comprehensive legal representation. From its inception, the VRLC sought to distinguish itself as the first nonprofit law center in the country solely focused on providing free, survivor-centered legal services to sexual assault victims of all ages, gender identities, and sexual orientations, and to survivors at the intersections of oppression who are often the most marginalized and in need of legal assistance.