Catherine E. Reuben (“Cathy”) provides counseling, training, and litigation defense for employers in labor and employment matters. Cathy’s clients include both private and nonprofit businesses and professional organizations involved in a wide range of industries, including education, technology, healthcare, human service, manufacturing, legal and other professional services, insurance, finance/banking, hospitality, and retail.
Cathy frequently speaks, writes and is quoted in the press on labor and employment law issues. She has chaired seminars, served on panels, published articles and served in leadership roles for a variety of bar and trade associations, continuing legal education entitles and schools. She is an MCAD-certified trainer in harassment and reasonable accommodation.
Cathy is a member of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. She is ranked by Super Lawyers as one of the top 50 women lawyers and top 100 lawyers in Massachusetts, and one of the top 100 lawyers in New England. She is also ranked in Chambers USA and Best Lawyers for employment law. Cathy is actively involved in a variety of civic activities and projects, for which she has received awards.
Whether the issue is hiring, discipline, termination, discrimination, wage and hour, contracts, leaves of absence, reasonable accommodation, layoffs, manager training, non-competition agreements, or any of the other myriad issues faced by employers every day, you can count on Cathy to provide fast, accurate and practical advice and assistance – without a lot of legal gobbledygook.
From 1994 to 2008, Cathy practiced in the Labor and Employment Practice Group at Robinson & Cole, LLP, initially as an associate and, as of 1998, as an equity partner. Prior to that time, she was an associate in the labor and litigation departments at Brown, Rudnick, Freed & Gesmer.