Andrew C. Pickett is the Office Managing Shareholder of the Boston, Massachusetts, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice concentrates exclusively in employment litigation and counseling on behalf of management.
Mr. Pickett advises clients regularly on employment law issues, including allegations of unlawful discrimination, reductions in force, FMLA leave, the Americans with Disabilities Act, non-competition agreements, and litigation under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. He has substantial trial experience, and appears frequently in state and federal courts in employment-related litigation, including defending clients against the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in “pattern and practice” class action discrimination litigation. He also defends employers in administrative proceedings at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, and other state human rights agencies.
Mr. Pickett lectures frequently on employment law and related issues. Mr. Pickett served as a Special Assistant District Attorney in the Middlesex County District Attorney's Office in 1990 and 1991 and also served as law clerk to the Honorable Albert W. Coffrin, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Vermont, during 1986 and 1987. Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Mr. Pickett was with the prominent Boston-based firm Ropes & Gray.
While at Cornell Law School, he was Chancellor of the Cornell Moot Court Board and was a semi-finalist in the ABA's National Appellate Advocacy Competition.
Honors and Recognitions
July 3, 2014
Massachusetts Enacts Minimum Wage Increases
July 3, 2014
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has signed new law mandating increases in the state's minimum wage to $11.00 an hour by January 1, 2017. The first of three raises, to $9.00 an hour, occurs January 1, 2015. The new law also mandates increases in tipped workers' minimum cash wage to $3.00 an hour on January 1, 2015,...
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July 7, 2015 Jackson Lewis
Jackson Lewis Expands Immigration Practice in Boston
July 7, 2015
BOSTON, MA (July 7, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Gary A. Pappas and Meredith K. Stewart have joined the firm's Boston office. They were previously the two principals in the boutique Boston immigration firm of Pappas, Lenzo...
July 7, 2015 Law 360
Sean Hanagan, Gary Pappas, Andrew Pickett and Meredith Stewart Comment on Jackson Lewis' New Boston Team
July 7, 2015
Sean Hanagan, Gary Pappas, Andrew Pickett and Meredith Stewart discuss Jackson Lewis' Boston growth in Law 360's “Jackson Lewis Adds Immigration Shareholder, GC In Boston.”Subscription may be required to view article
May 19, 2015 Chambers & Partners
Jackson Lewis Attorneys Ranked in 2015 Chambers USA Guide
May 19, 2015
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (May 19, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 62 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking...