Sarah Spatafore of Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane Promoted to Partner
Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane, LLP is pleased to announce Sarah Spatafore’s promotion to Partner. Sarah is a leader of the firm’s labor and employment practice, where she represents both public and private clients in the areas of labor and employment.
With a focus on preventative counseling, problem resolution and workplace solutions, Sarah partners with her clients in ensuring effective employee relations. Sarah also regularly represents her clients in matters relating to collective bargaining, grievances, arbitrations, and before courts and administrative tribunals. Sarah has conducted numerous workplace investigations both for existing clients, and also as an outside investigator, and is a regular presenter at seminars, legal updates, and training programs.
Sarah is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Boston Bar Association, and the Massachusetts Council of School Attorneys. Sarah is also involved with the South Shore Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee and volunteers with several local non-profit organizations.
Ms. Spatafore graduated from Bates College with a Bachelor in Arts. She received her Juris Doctor, with Honors, from Boston College Law School. In law school, Ms. Spatafore interned at the Massachusetts Superior Court. As a law student, Ms. Spatafore was a member of the Jessup International Moot Court team and individually placed 3rd among several hundred oralists at the International Moot Court Competition. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Spatafore served as legal counsel to the Romney for President campaign directing election operations in Nevada, a targeted swing state.
Please join us in congratulating Sarah Spatafore on her promotion!
Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane, LLP Partner Presents Discriminatory Harassment Prevention Training for Managers
Kathryn Murphy, a Partner at Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane, LLP presented a training session last month titled “Discriminatory Harassment Prevention Training for Managers”. Ms. Murphy began the training session with an introduction to legal basics where she emphasizes that discrimination is prohibited in any aspect of employment, and that the law prohibits discrimination against an individual based on race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, etc. The second section of the training outlined specific policies Read More
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