James B. Cox

James B. Cox: Attorney with Rubin and Rudman LLP AV stamp icon
  • Partner at Rubin and Rudman LLP (69 Attorneys)
  • 53 State Street, 15th Floor, Boston, MA 02109
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James B. Cox works in the practice areas of higher education, employment law and labor relations. He represents employers in resolving issues facing higher education institutions, conducting collective bargaining, defending actions in court and agencies, and providing advice regarding the laws that govern the workplace. Jim is practice area leader.
•Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.
•Conducted anti-discrimination training and represented managers of diverse businesses and industries, both public and private. Drafted and negotiated employment and severance agreements, including questions of the enforceability of non-competition and non-solicitation provisions.
•Successfully arbitrated grievances for employers in higher education, manufacturing, trucking, police and fire departments.
•Litigated matters in all courts of the Commonwealth and many administrative agencies, and has been involved in notable litigation regarding claims of discrimination by students, the authority of an administrative agency to award remedial relief, and the scope of workplace harassment claims.
•Advised employers in the negotiation and administration of collective bargaining agreements with private and public sector unions covering faculty, higher education administrators, clerical and technical employees, health care workers, police officers and fire fighters.
•Audited workplaces and drafted employment policy manuals to ensure compliance with state and federal laws.
•Appeared before the trial and appellate courts of the Commonwealth, the United States District Court, the First Circuit Court of Appeals, the NLRB, the EEOC, the State Department of Labor Relations, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and other state agencies.
•Former Assistant Corporation Counsel, Supervisor of Labor Relations for The City of Boston.

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Labor & Employment
  • Education
  • Corporate & Business

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(617) 330-7089  Phone
(617) 330-7550  Fax
University Attended:
Boston University, B.A., 1975; Babson College, M.B.A., 1976
Law School Attended:
Boston University School of Law, J.D., 1980
Year of First Admission:
1980, Massachusetts

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