- Labor and Employment
- Employment Law Training
- Equal Employment Opportunity Law
- Labor Management Relations
- Wrongful Discharge
- Labor Strikes
- National Labor Relations Board - NLRB
- Personnel and Supervisor Training
- Unfair Labor Practices - ULP
|University ||Yale University, New Haven, CT, A.B., magna cum laude, 1970|
|Law School||Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA, J.D., cum laude, 1973|
|Admitted||1973, Massachusetts; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit; U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts|
fellow, College of Labor & Employment Lawyers
Member, Boston Bar Association
Member, American Bar Association
Joe Ambash is the managing partner of the Boston office. His practice includes all aspects of employment law, including labor-management relations, employment discrimination and wrongful discharge litigation, and preventive labor relations.
He also has an extensive practice training managers in all areas of employment law compliance. Joe represents management in a broad range of industries, including health care, higher education, financial services, retail, media, sports and state and local government.
He has represented clients before the National Labor Relations Board, the Massachusetts Division of Labor Relations, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the United States Department of Labor, and in Massachusetts state and federal courts, the U.S. Courts of Appeal and the United States Supreme Court.
Joe's experience in labor-management relations extends over several decades and involves representing management in representation cases, unfair labor practice cases, strikes and other labor disputes.
He represented Brown University in the landmark NLRB case holding that graduate students are not employees under the National Labor Relations Act, and he represented New Process Steel in the Supreme Court case invalidating decisions by a two-member National Labor Relations Board.
Joe is a frequent lecturer on labor and employment topics. He was listed in theMassachusetts Super Lawyersin 2013,Chambers USA, America's Leading Business Lawyersin2013 and he has been recognized inThe Best Lawyers in Americasince 2006.
Served as the executive editor of theMassachusetts Labor Relations Reporter
Served as the executive editor of theMassachusetts Discrimination Law Reporter
Served as the executive editor of theEmployment-At-Will Reporter
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Recognized inNew England Super LawyersandMassachusetts Lawyers Weeklysince 2004
Listed in Chambers USA, America's Leading Business Lawyers and in The Best Lawyers in America since 2006
Named one of the ten Leaders in the Law byMassachusetts Lawyers Weeklyin 2010
Listed inMassachusetts Super Lawyersin 2013
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