- Workplace Safety and Health
|University ||Colgate University, B.A., cum laude, 1994|
|Law School||Boston University School of Law, J.D., 1997|
|Admitted||1997, California (inacitve) and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 2000, Massachusetts and U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit|
Brian E. Lewis exclusively represents management in all facets of workplace law. Mr. Lewis routinely advises clients regarding day-to-day employment issues, such as employee discipline and discharge, disability management issues, proper payment of wages, reductions in force, and restrictive covenants. Mr. Lewis also has experience in representing clients on traditional labor law issues, and has appeared before the National Labor Relations Board. He also regularly conducts training programs for employers on a variety of employment-related topics, and is a regular speaker at industry seminars on labor and employment law issues.
The successful defense of a large suburban hospital against a claim brought by a former employee alleging violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act. Mr. Lewis obtained summary judgment for the hospital, demonstrating that the hospital did not violate the FMLA when it terminated the employee after her unauthorized leave of absence. Successfully obtaining a defense verdict after a bench trial before a Massachusetts state court judge for a nursing staffing agency that was accused of unlawfully hiring a nurse from another agency.
In 2007, 2008 and 2009, Mr. Lewis was recognized as a Super Lawyer, Rising Star for Labor and Employment Law in Massachusetts.
Mr. Lewis graduated from Colgate University, cum laude, in 1994 and from the Boston University School of Law in 1997.
He is a member of the Bar of the federal and state courts in Massachusetts.
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