Daniel B. Klein

Daniel Klein is a partner in the Labor and Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw’s Boston office. Mr. Klein’s practice includes the representation of management in employment and non-competition litigation matters before state and federal courts, at trial and appellate levels, as well as federal and state agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, and the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights & Opportunities. Mr. Klein also counsels national, regional and local employers on a wide variety of employment matters, including disability accommodation, family and medical leave, workplace investigations, wage and hour compliance, commissions disputes, performance assessment and discipline, terminations, reductions-in-force, training, background checks, whistleblower claims, defamation, handbook and policy review, and trade-secrets protection strategies.

As a member of the firm’s Complex Discrimination Litigation Practice Group, Mr. Klein has defended employers in a variety of complex discrimination cases, including multi-plaintiff discrimination lawsuits, EEOC pattern-or-practice cases, and collective actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Mr. Klein also has defended employers against the full spectrum of cases involving allegations of discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, defamation, and wage and hour violations, as well as representing employers in non-competition and contract disputes.

Mr. Klein regularly assists clients in drafting employment contracts, severance agreements, non-competition, non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements, personnel policies and company handbooks. He has represented employers in a variety of industries, including healthcare, retail, manufacturing, hospitality, staffing, professional services, transportation, and technology.

Mr. Klein lectures frequently on a variety of employment law topics for human resource specialists and in-house counsel, including regular presentations on behalf of the Northeast Human Resources Association, the Massachusetts Hospital Association, and Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education. Mr. Klein served as a legal intern at the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. From 2005 through the present,Boston Magazine and Law and Politics have named Mr. Klein one of Massachusetts’ and New England’s “Super Lawyer Rising Stars.”

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Areas of Practice 1) Workplace Counseling & Solutions, 2) Wage & Hour Litigation, 3) Wage & Hour Audit, 4) Assessment, 5) and Counseling, 6) Trade Secrets, 7) Computer Fraud & Non-Competes, 8) Labor & Employment, 9) Government Compliance and Enforcement Actions and 10) Employment Litigation
Law School Boston College Law School (J.D.,1997)
Education Colgate University (B.A., 1994)
Bar Member / Association Massachusetts State Bar Association
Most recent firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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