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Hillary J. Massey

Associate

Boston
Direct: (617) 946-4879
Fax: (617) 790-6716
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Hillary Massey is an associate in the Labor & Employment department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP.  Ms. Massey represents management in a range of employment-related matters, including litigation of single and multi-plaintiff claims and employment counseling.

Ms. Massey has defended employers in federal and state court against claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation as well as claims of violations of wage and hour laws, including class and collective actions.  Ms. Massey has significant experience defending employment-related claims before federal and state administrative agencies. 

Ms. Massey also provides counseling and advice regularly to employers regarding employment-related matters, including compliance with federal and state employment laws, personnel policies and employee handbooks, workplace investigations, disability accommodations, leave management, and terminations.

Before law school, Ms. Massey served in the U.S. Army Reserve in the Medical Service Corps and volunteered with the U.S. Peace Corps in Zambia.  After law school, Ms. Massey clerked at the Supreme Judicial Court for Chief Justice Margaret H. Marshall and at the U.S. District Court in Boston for Judge William G. Young.  

Hillary Massey is an associate in the Labor & Employment department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP.  Ms. Massey represents management in a range of employment-related matters, including litigation of single and multi-plaintiff claims and employment counseling.

Ms. Massey has defended employers in federal and state court against claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation as well as claims of violations of wage and hour laws, including class and collective actions.  Ms. Massey has significant experience defending employment-related claims before federal and state administrative agencies. 

Ms. Massey also provides counseling and advice regularly to employers regarding employment-related matters, including compliance with federal and state employment laws, personnel policies and employee handbooks, workplace investigations, disability accommodations, leave management, and terminations.

Before law school, Ms. Massey served in the U.S. Army Reserve in the Medical Service Corps and volunteered with the U.S. Peace Corps in Zambia.  After law school, Ms. Massey clerked at the Supreme Judicial Court for Chief Justice Margaret H. Marshall and at the U.S. District Court in Boston for Judge William G. Young.  

Education

  • J.D., Boston College Law School, magna cum laude (2007)
    Articles Editor, Boston College Law Review

  • B.S., Tufts University, cum laude (1998)

Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • Maine

Courts

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maine

Presentations

  • "Navigating Salary History Bans From Coast to Coast," Webinar, presented by Seyfarth Shaw LLP (October 25, 2017)
  • "EEO-1 Update: Preparing Now for EEOC’s New Pay Reporting Requirement," Webinar, presented by Seyfarth Shaw LLP (October 11, 2016)
  • "Massachusetts' New Pay Equity Law: Breaking Down the Most Stringent Pay Equity Law in the Country," Webinar, presented by Seyfarth Shaw LLP (August 10, 2016)
  • "Bench Meets Bar: Discovery Issues In Employment Cases," Boston Bar Association (May 2014)

Publications

Accolades

  • Super Lawyers magazine -- 2015-2016 Massachusetts Rising Star