Jeffrey A. Fritz: Lawyer with Fisher & Phillips LLP

Jeffrey A. Fritz

Of Counsel
Boston,  MA  U.S.A.
Phone(617) 722-0044

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Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment
  • Administrative Agency Practice
  • Employment Discrimination and Related Litigation
  • Employment-Related Torts
  • Harassment in the Workplace
  • Retaliation and Wrongful Termination
  • Wage and Hour Law
  • Whistleblower Actions
University Tufts University, Medford, MA, B.A., 1998
Law SchoolUniversity of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford, CT, J.D., 2003
Admitted2003, Massachusetts; 2004, Connecticut; 2005, New York; U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut; U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Jeff Fritz is Of Counsel in the Boston Office. He regularly represents employers in all aspects of employment litigation. He has handled numerous matters arising under state and federal anti-discrimination and anti-retaliation statutes, wage and hour statutes, whistleblower statutes, family and medical leave statutes, workers' compensation statutes, unemployment compensation statutes, and under the common law. He has successfully represented employers in state and federal courts, arbitrations, and a number of administrative proceedings, including before the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities. He also regularly counsels employers on various employment issues. The legal publication Super Lawyers recognized Jeff as a "Rising Star" in 2012 and 2013. Before joining the firm, Jeff worked in the labor and employment department of a prestigious regional law firm for almost eight years. Before that, Jeff clerked for the Honorable Thomas P. Smith, United States Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut.


Professional Activities

Jeff is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Connecticut Bar Association, the New York Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.


Jeff represents a number of clients on a pro bono basis.


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Massachusetts High Court Weighs in on Validity of Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements
Jeffrey A. Fritz,John P. McLafferty, June 20, 2013
On June 12, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) issued two companion opinions ? one in the consumer contract realm, Feeney v. Dell Inc., SJC-11133, and one in the employment/independent contractor context, Machado v. System4 LLC, SJC-11175 ? which clarify that class action waivers...

Massachusetts High Court Applies Independent Contractor Statute to New York Workers
Jeffrey A. Fritz,John P. McLafferty, May 22, 2013
On May 17, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) issued its ruling in Taylor v. Eastern Connection Operating, Inc., holding the Massachusetts independent contractor, wage and overtime statutes may apply, in certain circumstances, to out-of-state workers of Massachusetts companies.
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Jeffrey A. Fritz

200 State Street
BostonMA 02109


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