Jillian M. Collins


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  • Employment, Labor & Benefits
  • Employee Mobility, Noncompetes & Trade Secrets
  • Employment Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Counseling, Training & Employment Practices, Risk Mitigation
Contact InfoTelephone: 617.348.4917
Fax: 617-542-2241
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University Boston University, B.S.; Boston University, B.A.
Law SchoolGeorgetown University, J.D.
Admitted2012, Massachusetts; United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Jill's practice focuses on litigation of federal and state employment disputes, including noncompetition and nonsolicitation enforcement, trade secret protection, discrimination and sexual harassment complaints, wrongful discharge claims, and wage and hour matters. She also counsels clients on various labor and employment issues, including leaves of absence, independent contractor and employee classification, internal workplace investigations, reasonable accommodations for disabled employees, terminations and reductions in force, employment and separation agreements, and employee handbooks and policies.

Prior to joining the firm, Jill was a research assistant at Workplace Flexibility 2010, a nonprofit that supported the development of a comprehensive national policy on workplace flexibility. There, she wrote extensively about state temporary disability and paid family leave laws and contributed to and edited the organization's national policy platform on federal time off programs. During law school, she was a legal intern for the Office of the General Counsel at the Broadcasting Board of Governors, where she assisted with the defense of an employment dispute before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and handled government contracting issues. She was a Summer Associate at Mintz Levin in 2010.

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· Phi Beta Kappa


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Supreme Court Declines to Hear Appeal on Enforceability of FLSA Collective Action Waivers
Jillian M. Collins, July 10, 2014
Yesterday, the Supreme Court denied a request to review the issue of whether the Fair Labor Standards Act grants employees a non-waivable right to bring a collective action and thus, renders arbitration agreements with collective action waivers unenforceable.

President Obama to Sign Executive Order Prohibiting Federal Contractors From Discriminating Against LGBT Employees
Jillian M. Collins, June 20, 2014
White House officials reported today that President Obama intends to sign an executive order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against employees on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity. The order would protect up to 16 million employees working for employers...

School is Almost Out and Summer Interns are (Still) In
Jillian M. Collins, June 4, 2014
With the Memorial Day weekend approaching, many people are looking forward to hitting the beach, firing up the grill and polishing off their golf clubs, which are, for many Northeasterners, covered in cobwebs after this long winter. For employers, summer often means the arrival of (potentially...

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Jillian M. Collins

BostonMA 02111


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