Attorney Profile

Philip J. Gordon

Philip Gordon

Gordon Law Group, LLP
585 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116

Boston

Massachusetts (MA)

Contact Contact Philip J. Gordon
T: 617-536-1800
F: 617-536-1802

Visit: www.gordonllp.com
Practice Areas: Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (50%), Class Action/Mass Torts (40%), Employment & Labor (10%)

Employment Litigation: Plaintiff

Class Action/Mass Torts

Employment & Labor

Profile

Philip's employment practice focuses on the employee, representing employees in every aspect of the employment relationship, with a particular concentration on class and collective action litigation for overtime pay, minimum wages, regular wages and commissions. Philip also has expertise with respect to negotiation of executive employment contracts and equity packages, including matters related to stock options and other forms of equity, as well as severance payments, acceleration clauses, vacation benefits and bonuses. Philip also has expertise with respect to misclassification of employees as independent contractors, treatment of non-exempt employees as exempt, and enforcement of executive liability. Philip has acted as lead counsel in federal and state court; acted as lead negotiator in direct and facilitated dispute resolution sessions; and negotiated employment contracts, option contracts, noncompetition agreements and severance agreements.


Years of Selection

• Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2013

Ask Super Lawyers: answered by Philip Gordon

Can I be fired without a warning in Massachusetts?
In short, yes, but they must still take certain steps. Your employer may fire you without warning, …

How can I sue my employer for wrongful termination in Massachusetts?
In Massachusetts, employers are generally allowed to pay, promote, hire and fire employees as they …

About Philip Gordon

Admitted: 1995, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage: gordonllp.com/about/pgordon.aspx

Honors and Awards:

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • President, Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association (2010 - present)
  • Chair, Wage and Hour Committee of the Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association (2006-2010)

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Board Member, Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

Video:

  • Mr. Gordon discusses discrimination against people on the basis of Body Mass Index, NECN - The Morning Show, 2012
  • Mr. Gordon discusses the consequences of lying on your resume with FOX News, FOX News, 2010
  • Mr. Gordon discusses employer privacy policies with WBZ News, WBZ News, 2010

Educational Background:

  • Bowdoin College

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