Jody Newman helps clients solve employment disputes. She is also an experienced workplace trainer, who has developed and conducted individualized employment law and professionalism trainings for businesses of all sizes. Jody is also skilled in a neutral role. As a Massachusetts certified mediator, she has conducted many successful mediations. She is a trained arbitrator, a member of the American Arbitration Association's Employment Law Panel, and a Certified Title IX Investigator.
Jody represents clients across many disputes, including employment-related contract, tort, discrimination cases, and business litigation. Jody is experienced in civil litigation before state and federal courts and government agency forums. She conducts jury and non-jury trials and appeals, and is skilled in various forms of alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and collaborative law. She is a tenacious and passionate advocate for her clients. Her background as plaintiff's counsel provides valuable insight into employment defense work. Jody brings this unique vantage to her legal strategies for resolving employment disputes, bridging the gap between corporate views and a plaintiff's perspective, resulting in agreeable solutions. Jody has more than 30 years’ experience litigating and investigating bias cases across workplaces and college campuses, with an emphasis in sexual harassment and sexual misconduct cases.