Maureen concentrates her practice on employment law and litigation. Maureen represents, advises, and counsels employers in a variety of employment matters, including discrimination claims, wrongful termination, employment practices, policies and procedures, internal complaints, workplace conflict, and day-to-day employee matters.
Maureen approaches every matter with fresh eyes and a unique perspective using her prior experience representing employees to provide management-side clients with additional insight and perspective when handling claims. Maureen aims to find a creative, efficient, and cost-effective approach to litigation and counseling. Clients appreciate her kindness, compassion, and sensitivity when navigating nuanced and complex employment issues.
Prior to joining Peabody & Arnold, Maureen practiced at Whitney Law Group, LLC where she represented both employees and employers in employment and business litigation. Prior to and during law school, Maureen worked as a litigation paralegal specializing in employment law. During law school, Maureen worked full time as a paralegal and worked as a content editor for Suffolk University Law School’s Journal of High Technology Law.
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Suffolk University Law School, J.D., 2018
Stonehill College, B.A., 2008
Boston Bar Association
Massachusetts Bar Association
Women’s Bar Association
Researched and edited Software Licensing: 2016 edition (Lexis/Nexis and Computer Contracts 2016 Edition, Matthew Bender). Acknowledgement given.
Researched, edited, and contributed to Driverless Car Makers Should Not Get a Liability Free Pass, ABA FOR LAW STUDENTS, at https://abaforlawstudents.com/2016/11/17/torts-liability-and-driverless-car-makers/ (2016). Acknowledgement given.
Researched, edited, and contributed to Global Information Technologies: Law and Ethics (Westlaw, 2017). Acknowledgement given.
Authored “Insta-Famous: Challenges and Obstacles Facing Bloggers and Social Media Personalities in Defamation Cases,” which was published by American University’s law journal “The Modern American” in the Spring 2018 publication.
Presented at the National Business Institute seminar “Advanced Employment Law: What You Need to Know” on the subjects “Independent Contractors: Detecting Employer Missteps” and “Ethical Issues in Employment Law.” (October 2, 2018).
Co-Presented on a Return To Work Webinar for the CIP Group (July 2020).
Phi Delta Phi (International Legal Honors Society inductee, Spring 2015)
Journal of High Technology Law (Content Editor: 2017-2018); Journal of High Technology Law (Staffer: 2016-2017)
Research Assistant to Professor Rustad (Spring – Summer 2016)
Dean’s list 2014-2015; 2015-2016; 2016-2017; 2017-2018
Journal of High Technology Law: Cite Checker of the Month
Jurisprudence Awards: Constitution Law and Commercial Law Survey; Honorable Mention Brief Award
Maureen is a certified yoga instructor and enjoys sharing her love of yoga with others. In her free time, in addition to practicing and teaching yoga, Maureen enjoys baking, hiking, crafts, and spending time with her family, including her two dogs and one cat.