MassBar Bulletin: Member Updates

Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020

Suffolk County

Hirsch Roberts Weinstein LLP is proud to announce that Richard Loftus and Elizabeth Monnin-Browder were elected to the partnership effective Sept. 1, 2020.

Richard Loftus
Rich LoftusBulletinLoftus advises and represents his clients on an array of employment-related issues, including wage and hour disputes, employment discrimination cases, and restrictive covenants. He also provides training to his clients on topics ranging from preventing discrimination and harassment to how to effectively draft commission plans. Named a Massachusetts “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers since 2013, Loftus is known for guiding his clients through the increasingly complex and risk-filled universe of employment laws and regulations. In litigation matters, Loftus has obtained successful results for his clients at the state, federal and administrative levels and has successfully defended those favorable results on appeal. Loftus is a frequent author and presenter on wage and hour compliance and complex issues tied to the earning and payment of sales commissions. He serves on the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Section Council.

Elizabeth Monnin-Browder
Monnin-BrowderBulletinMonnin-Browder is an experienced employment attorney who focuses her practice on litigation, training and counseling. She represents clients in employment and business disputes and advises on compliance with wage and hour, anti-discrimination, and other legal obligations, including emerging issues related to COVID-19 and paid family leave. Monnin-Browder also trains employers on preventing and addressing harassment and discrimination in the workplace and promoting organizational excellence. In 2019, Monnin-Browder was the recipient of the Outstanding Young Lawyer Award by the Massachusetts Bar Association and named an “Up and Coming Lawyer” by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. In 2020, she was selected by the Women’s Bar Association for inclusion in its Women’s Leadership Initiative. Most recently, she was recognized as one of 2021’s “Best Lawyers in America.” Monnin-Browder serves on the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Section Council. She is passionate about transgender rights and has written and presented extensively on the topic.


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