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Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green PA

Labor & Employment

3 ranked lawyersBand 1New HampshireUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Recommended for its representation of clients across New England in labor and employment law, with considerable experience working in both an advisory capacity on compliance matters and in defending clients in the courtroom. Expertise covers areas such as employment discrimination, sexual harassment and wrongful discharge, alongside strengths in compensation and employee benefits issues. Also well versed in immigration law issues.

Strengths

One client reports: "Everyone that I have worked with at this firm has been excellent to work with and very responsive to our needs."

Another says: "Their strengths include timely response, knowledge, advice and a friendly approach."

Work highlights

Defended Novocure against a discrimination claim.

Notable practitioners

David McGrath draws on a strong background in civil litigation to advise on complex employment disputes. He is particularly noted for his noncompete expertise and strength as a mediator.
"He has a very nice reputation."

Elizabeth Bailey maintains a strong labor law practice, while also offering broader strength across a range of employment disputes. Her broad client base includes municipal entities.
"She is pragmatic, collaborative and works very hard on behalf of her client."  "She is my first go-to when I need a referral or if there is a conflict."

James Reidy offers expert counsel to a broad employer client base, handling matters such as contract design and policy development as part of his practice.
"His guidance, direction and responsiveness have been a great partnership for us." "He is extremely knowledgeable and always available. His strengths include his ability to understand our company's risk tolerance and his sense of humor to ease tense situations. Jim gives the whole picture, advice, possible outcomes and helps us decide a course of action." "He is the perfect blend of practical knowledge coupled with professional expertise."

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New Hampshire

Labor & Employment


David W McGrath
Band 3
Elizabeth A Bailey
Band 2
James P Reidy
Band 1