Massachusetts Bar Association members Alexandra Pichette and Richard Gello of Morgan, Brown & Joy presented at the Massachusetts Municipal Association Human Resources “HR 101 Bootcamp” on May 11. Pichette and Gello, along with fellow featured speakers, discussed employee leave laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and other relevant employment law topics.
Pichette represents employers in labor and employment matters in state and federal court, in private arbitration, and before administrative agencies. She also provides her clients with daily employment counsel and advice, and guides employer management teams in the preparation of employee handbooks, policies, personnel decisions and hiring practices; through employee separations, workplace investigations, and administration of employee leaves; and with respect to compliance with other state and federal employment statutes.
Gello counsels private and public sector employers in labor and employment matters. His extensive labor law experience includes handling discipline, performance, management, and collective bargaining negotiations. In his employment counseling practice, Gello helps clients avoid and resolve workplace allegations of discrimination and harassment, and with implementing leave laws, reasonable workplace accommodations, wage and hour matters, and all related employment law claims.
Boston law firm Sherin and Lodgen LLP has announced the addition of MBA member Mariem Marquetti as an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department.
Marquetti joins Sherin and Lodgen from a Massachusetts-based law firm where she was also an associate. Her legal practice includes civil litigation in municipal and land use law, education, and labor and employment. She has litigated matters before the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, Department of Labor Relations, and state courts, and has done work in arbitration disputes.
During law school, Marquetti served as a law clerk in the International Narcotics and Money Laundering section of the Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office in Miami, Florida. She received her J.D., cum laude, from Boston University School of Law.
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