Daniel Klein is a partner in the Labor & Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw’s Boston office. Mr. Klein’s practice includes the representation of management in employment counseling matters and single-plaintiff and class litigation. Mr. Klein litigates 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, the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights & Opportunities, and the Maine Human Rights Commission.
Mr. Klein 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, retaliation, 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 retail, healthcare, 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.
- J.D., Boston College Law School (1997)
- Boston College Law Review
- B.A., Colgate University (1994)
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