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Andrew C. Pickett

Office Managing Shareholder
Boston

P   617-367-0025
F   617-367-2155
PickettA@jacksonlewis.com

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Biography

Andrew C. Pickett is the Office Managing Shareholder of the Boston, Massachusetts, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice concentrates exclusively in employment litigation and counseling on behalf of management.

Mr. Pickett advises clients regularly on employment law issues, including allegations of unlawful discrimination, reductions in force, FMLA leave, the Americans with Disabilities Act, non-competition agreements, and litigation under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. He has substantial trial experience, and appears frequently in state and federal courts in employment-related litigation, including defending clients against the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in “pattern and practice” class action discrimination litigation. He also defends employers in administrative proceedings at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, and other state human rights agencies.

Mr. Pickett lectures frequently on employment law and related issues. Mr. Pickett served as a Special Assistant District Attorney in the Middlesex County District Attorney’s Office in 1990 and 1991 and also served as law clerk to the Honorable Albert W. Coffrin, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Vermont, during 1986 and 1987. Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Mr. Pickett was with the prominent Boston-based firm Ropes & Gray.

While at Cornell Law School, he was Chancellor of the Cornell Moot Court Board and was a semi-finalist in the ABA’s National Appellate Advocacy Competition.

Honors and Recognitions

 
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Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Massachusetts State Bar Association
  • Vermont Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association

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August 17, 2015
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Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016

August 17, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 17, 2015)  Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 137 of the firm’s attorneys have been named to the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers. In addition, 10 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective... Read More

July 7, 2015
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Jackson Lewis Expands Immigration Practice in Boston

July 7, 2015

BOSTON, MA (July 7, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Gary A. Pappas and Meredith K. Stewart have joined the firm’s Boston office. They were previously the two principals in the boutique Boston immigration firm of Pappas, Lenzo... Read More

July 7, 2015
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Sean Hanagan, Gary Pappas, Andrew Pickett and Meredith Stewart Comment on Jackson Lewis' New Boston Team

July 7, 2015

Sean Hanagan, Gary Pappas, Andrew Pickett and Meredith Stewart discuss Jackson Lewis' Boston growth in Law 360’s “Jackson Lewis Adds Immigration Shareholder, GC In Boston.” Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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July 3, 2014

Massachusetts Enacts Minimum Wage Increases

July 3, 2014

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has signed new law mandating increases in the state’s minimum wage to $11.00 an hour by January 1, 2017.  The first of three raises, to $9.00 an hour, occurs January 1, 2015. The new law also mandates increases in tipped workers’ minimum cash wage to $3.00 an hour on January 1, 2015,... Read More