Paul E. Stanzler

Senior Counsel

D: 617.345.3274
Overview
Bar Admissions

Massachusetts

Education

J.D., University of Virginia

B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Yale University

Practices

Paul Stanzler is senior counsel in the Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits, Business Litigation and Nonprofit Law & Governance Groups. He represents employers in all aspects of employment law, including collective bargaining negotiations, arbitrations, wage and hour audits, and before the National Labor Relations Board.

Paul also represents management in discrimination, civil rights, wrongful discharge, noncompetition and trade secret matters. He has tried many cases with and without juries in the federal and superior courts, the NLRB, and before the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. He has successfully argued employment matters in both the federal and state appellate courts.

A number of Paul's clients are in the education and nonprofit sectors. He has served as a trustee of the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and is a past trustee of the Riverview School and Wellesley Scholarship Foundation. He currently serves as a member of the Advisory Board of the School of Arts & Sciences at Tufts University and is on the National Board of Governors for the American Jewish Committee.

Paul has taught employment law as an adjunct professor at Roger Williams University School of Law and has served as a volunteer teacher of history at the Meadowbrook School.

Honors & Awards

Honors & Awards

AV® Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell

Articles & Publications

Articles & Publications

articles

  • “Swelling Ranks of Baby Boomers Add Fuel to Age-Based Claims,” Boston Business Journal, November 15-21, 2002
  • “Workforce Reductions: Getting it Right,” Burns & Levinson’s Newsletter Focus, Winter 2002
  • “Overtime under the FLSA: A Quiz for Employers” Burns & Levinson’s Newsletter Focus, Fall 2000
  • “Running for Coverage: How Insurance Can Protect Employers from Employment-Related Claims,” co-authored with Mark J. Ventola, Massachusetts Bar Association Section Review, Vol. 1 No. 3, July 1999
  • “Supreme Judicial Court Clarifies Discrimination Rights and Remedies in 1998,” co-authored with Mark J. Ventola, Boston Bar Journal, Vol. 43 No. 1, January/February 1999
  • “The Ins and Outs of Wrongful Discharge Litigation” Burns & Levinson’s Newsletter Focus, Spring 1999
  • “Employment Law Aspects of Buying and Selling a Business,” November 1999
  • “Ten Tips on How to Handle Your Problem Employees,” Mass High Tech, The Journal of New England Technology, Vol. 16, Issue 41, Oct. 12-18, 1998
  • “Employee Non-Competition Agreements,” Mass Bar Institute, 1998
  • “Employee or Independent Contractor? Tips to Survive IRS Scrutiny” Burns & Levinson’s Newsletter Focus, Fall 1997

quotes

  • “Council: 4-and-4 Doesn’t Add Up,” Lowell Sun, August 7, 2005
  • “Non-Compete Agreements: Alive And Well In A Down Economy,” Lawyers Weekly USA, March 3, 2003
  • “Attorneys Raising Kids: A Dilemma For Law Firms,” Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, April 14, 2003
Paul E. Stanzler
Practices
  • Employment
Education

J.D., University of Virginia

B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Yale University

Admissions

Massachusetts

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