As a Massachusetts Employment Lawyer, Amanda counsels employers on wage and hour classifications and disputes, noncompetition agreements, leave issues, anti-discrimination and anti-harassment laws, performance management and discipline, compliance issues with state and federal laws, and workplace policies tailored to prevent litigation.

Amanda focuses her practice on the counseling and litigation of employment issues, including the entire life cycle of the employment relationship from hiring through termination, and everything in between. Amanda is a trusted advisor who provides practical and manageable advice to startups, and small and mid-sized employers with efforts to set them up for success in managing and preserving their growing workforces and achieving their business objectives.

Amanda also assists the Firm’s transactional lawyers to advise businesses and institutional investors on employment law compliance and due diligence matters. In addition, she is an experienced litigator, and regularly represents employers before state and federal courts, state and federal agencies, and arbitration tribunals.

She has been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star and Top Women Attorney (Thomson Reuters) every year since 2015. She was also recently named in Boston Magazine’s Top Lawyers of 2022.

Outside the Office

Outside the office, Amanda is a theater and dance enthusiast. She can frequently be found attending performances in and around Boston. She also enjoys spending time with her husband, two children, and standard poodle, Leo. Amanda is active in her hometown of Waltham as a member of the League of Women Voters of Waltham, and on the City of Waltham’s Community Preservation Committee.  She also serves as the President of a non-profit early childhood education school located in Weston.

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