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|Contact Info||Telephone: 617-994-5727|
Cell Phone: 781-367-0243
|University ||Cornell University, B.S., Industrial/Labor Relations, 1989|
|Law School||University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 1992|
|Admitted||1992, California (inactive) and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1994, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; 1998, U.S. Supreme Court; 2000, Massachusetts and U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts; 2001, U.S. District Court, Central District of California; 2002, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois and U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit; 2006, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut; U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; U.S. District Court, District of Vermont, 2014|
|Memberships ||Boston (Labor and Employment Law Section), Massachusetts (Labor and Employment Law Section) and American (Vice Chair, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section) Bar Associations.|
Dean's List (Spring 1986, Fall 1986, Fall 1988); National Moot Court Competition (1991); Moot Court Board Member (1991). Member, Industrial Claims Association (1992-2000). Secretary, Operation A.B.L.E. of Greater Boston (2010-2011); Board of Directors, Operation A.B.L.E. of Greater Boston (2006-2011). Author: "Same-Sex Marriage of Civil Unions: 'Til State Borders Do Us Part," The Brief, Vol. 36, No. 3; "Recent Development in Employer-Employee Relations," Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Law Journal, Vol. 40. Editor: Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Employer-Employee Relations Committee Newsletter, 2005-2007; Barristers Journal, 1996.
|Reported Cases||Electronic Data Systems Corp. v. Attorney General, 798 N.E. 2d 273 (Mass. 2003); Kaytor v. Electric Boat Corp., 2007 WL 4322546 (D. Conn. 2007); Kaytor v. Electric Boat Corp., 2009 WL 840669 (D. Conn. 2009); Kaytor v. Electric Boat Corp., 2009 WL 1580989 (D. Conn. 2009); Kaytor v. Electric Boat Corp., 609 F.3d 537 (2nd Cir. 2010).|
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