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Overview

Deepa Desai defends and counsels employers in a variety of labor and employment matters. As an employment litigator, Deepa defends employers against claims of harassment, discrimination, and retaliation, as well as wage and hour violations and contract disputes. When proactively counseling clients, she provides advice in connection with many workplace matters, including the preparation of employee handbooks, hiring, terminations, discipline, leaves of absence, benefits compliance, and reasonable accommodation.

During law school, Deepa interned at the United States Department of Labor in the Office of Administrative Law Judges. She also worked for a nationwide government contractor, where she was responsible for ensuring company compliance in all matters of employment law and human resources related training.

Awards & Recognition

  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Employment Litigation
  • South Asian Bar Association of Greater Boston 2019 Board Member of the Year
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Memberships

  • Boston Bar Association
  • South Asian Bar Association of Greater Boston, Executive Committee of Board of Directors, Secretary

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court, District of Massachusetts

Education

  • Boston University, cum laude, 2013
  • Northeastern University School of Law, 2016
    • Concentration in Labor, Work & Income
    • Concentration in Business & Commercial Law