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Katherine Brustowicz

Associate

Location:
Boston

Practice Areas

Biography

Katherine Brustowicz joined The Wagner Law Group as an Associate in October 2018 after having served as an intern beginning in May 2017. Her focus is in the practice areas of Employment Law & Human Resources, Labor Law, and Civil Litigation. Katherine's practice includes drafting employment-related policies and agreements, conducting employee and management training, and representing employers during audits. She also handles litigation in federal and state courts, administrative agencies, and in mediation and arbitration issues arising out of the employer-employee relationship including but not limited to those involving wage and overtime disputes, employment related contracts, compliance, discrimination, and harassment.

Prior to joining The Wagner Law Group, Katherine served as Judicial Intern to the Honorable Sabita Singh in the Massachusetts District Court Appellate Division, as a Legal Intern with the Office of General Counsel at Boston Children's Hospital, and as Clinical Research Coordinator and Data Research Coordinator at Boston Children's Hospital, in the Departments of Plastic & Oral Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery, respectively.

Publications & Media

BOOKS AUTHORED/PUBLICATIONS

PRESENTATIONS

  • How to Legally Handle Bad Egg Employees – Panelist, National Business Institute live, online, HR-credit seminar, December 22, 2021, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM (EDT) – Details TBA
  • Mini Law School for Massachusetts HR Professionals–  – Panelist, National Business Institute live, online, HR-credit and CPE-credit seminar, November 1, 2021, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM (EDT) – Click here for details and registration
  • Creating Effective Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiatives – Panelist, Clear Law Institute CLE and HR credit webinar, September 8, 2021, 1:00 – 2:15 PM (EDT) – Click here for details and registration
  • Best Practices for Promoting a Positive Work Environment for Multigenerational Workforces – The Wagner Law Group free webinar, June 24, 2021 – Recording available here – PowerPoint presentation available here
  • Rhode Island Human Resource Law: What You Need to Know Now– Speaker, National Business Institute Online Seminar, May 26, 2021
  • Hiring and Promotions: Tips To Help Employers Avoid Legal Minefields – The Wagner Law Group free webinar, October 26, 2020, 1:00 PM (EDT) – Recording Available Here – PowerPoint Presentation Available Here
  • Creating Effective Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives – Co-Presenter with David Gabor, Clear Law Institute webinar, August 24, 2020
  • How Employers Can Create Effective Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives – Co-panelist withDavid Gabor, The Wagner Law Group Free Webinar. July 2, 2020, 1:00 PM (EDT) – Recording available here – PowerPoint presentation available here
  • Return-To-Work: Creating a Viable Playbook – Co-panelist with David Gabor, The Wagner Law Group free webinar, May, 14, 2020, 2:30 PM (ET) – Recording available here – PowerPoint presentation available here
  • Reducing Legal Risk: Protecting Against Claims Stemming from COVID-19 – Co-panelist with David Gabor, The Wagner Law Group free webinar, April 28, 2020, 1:00 PM (ET) – Recording available here – PowerPoint presentation available here

Education

  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 05/2018
    • Honors: Suffolk University Law School Trustee Academic Scholarship Award
    • Honors: Transnational Law Review Journal Honor Board Member
    • Honors: National Health Law Moot Court Competition Team Member
    • Honors: Student Bar Association Executive Committee Member, Treasurer
    • Honors: Dean of Students Advisory Board
    • Honors: Health and Biomedical Law Society Member
    • Honors: Women's Law Association Member
    • Honors: Torts Feedback Committee Section Representative
  • Bates College, Lewiston, Maine
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 05/2009
    • Honors: Pre-Med track
    • Honors: Research Assistant, Philosophy Department
    • Honors: Teaching Assistant: Psychology Department Philosophy of Psychology
    • Honors: Dean's Advisory Committee
    • Major: Philosophy
    • Minor: Psychology

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • Maine
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit

Professional Associations

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Boston Inn of Court Membership Committee
  • Maine Trial Lawyers Association
  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • Women’s Bar Association
  • The Federal Bar Association

Honors

  • Super Lawyers - Massachusetts 2020 Rising Star

Past Positions

  • Honorable Sabita Singh in the Massachusetts District Court Appellate Division, Judicial Intern
  • Office of General Counsel at Boston Children’s Hospital, Legal Intern
  • Boston Children's Hospital, Clinical Research Coordinator and Data Research Coordinator