Andrew C. Pickett: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Andrew C. Pickett

Office Managing Principal
Boston,  MA  U.S.A.
Phone(617) 367-0025

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Practice Areas

  • Employee Benefits
  • International Employment Issues
  • General Employment Litigation
 
University Princeton University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1983
 
Law SchoolCornell University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1986
 
Admitted1987, Massachusetts; U.S. Supreme Court; 1987, Vermont (inactive); Massachusetts - D. Mass; Vermont - D. Vt; 1st Circuit Court of Appeals
 
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Professional Associations and Activities

American Bar Association
Massachusetts State Bar Association
Vermont Bar Association
Boston Bar Association

 
LanguagesFrench
 
Born1960
 
Biography

Andrew C. Pickett is the Office Managing Principal 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.

Publications

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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August 17, 2015

Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2016

August 17, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 17, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 137 of the firm's attorneys have been named to the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers. In addition, 10 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective

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

 
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Andrew C. Pickett

75 Park Plaza, 4th Floor
BostonMA 02116




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