Ms. Farnsworth received a B.S.N. from Salem State College in 1985 and a J.D. cum laude from New England School of Law in 1993. At New England School of Law she served as Managing Editor on the New England Law Review. She was the 1993 Recipient of the Dean Arthur McLean Founders Award.
Ms. Farnsworth is a member of the Women's Bar and the American Bar Association. She is admitted before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States of America.
Ms. Farnsworth provides legal advice to privately held business clients. She counsels a variety of established and start-up business clients and entrepreneurs. She regularly handles the purchase and sale of businesses, venture capital and commercial finance, securities and intellectual property matters, shareholder matters, business disputes and employment matters. She is well experienced in the area of employment law representing both employers and employees. She advises clients on a wide range of employment issues including discrimination, hiring and firing, executive compensation, employment agreements, non-compete agreements, wage and hour laws, workplace policies and employee handbooks, employee discipline, leave of absence issues including matters related to the Family Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
With respect to her alcoholic beverages clients, Ms. Farnsworth handles a variety of licensing matters including obtaining or transferring licenses and permits as well as disciplinary matters and violations, local state and federal, for a variety of restaurants, hotels and other retailers, wholesalers and suppliers.