Jeffrey S. Brody is a Partner in the Boston office of Jackson Lewis LLP, where he exclusively represents management in workplace law, including counseling and litigation. He routinely advises clients regarding day-to-day employment issues, such as employee discipline and discharge, disability management issues, reductions in force, and restrictive covenants. He also regularly conducts training programs for employers on a variety of employment-related topics, such as performance management, sexual harassment awareness, and disability management.
Mr. Brody has extensive experience representing employers in all types of employment litigation matters, such as employment discrimination, wrongful discharge and wage and hour cases in both single plaintiff and multi-plaintiff cases. He also has successfully enforced and defended against the enforcement of non-competition agreements and other restrictive covenants. He regularly litigates in both state and federal court, as well as before various governmental agencies including the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the United States Department of Labor, and the New Hampshire Department of Labor. He has also represented management in employment and labor arbitrations before the American Arbitration Association.
Mr. Brody is a 1989 graduate, cum laude, of Tufts University, where he received his Bachelor of Arts in both International Relations and Political Science. He is a 1993 graduate, with high honors, of the University of Connecticut School of Law, where he graduated in the top ten of his class and was an editor of the Connecticut Law Review. He also studied international law at the University of Leiden in the Netherlands. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Brody taught English for a year in Osaka, Japan, as part of the Japanese Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program.
He is a member of the Bar of the federal and state courts in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity
- Selected for inclusion in Massachusetts Super Lawyers 2009 - 2011
- Massachusetts Rising Stars 2005