Yetunde Buraimoh counsels employers in labor and employment law matters related to all aspects of the employer-employee relationship. Yetunde advises clients on workplace issues such as absence management, performance counseling and decisions about employee separations and severance negotiations. She also represents businesses in litigation surrounding restrictive covenants, wage and hour laws, breach of contract, non-competition agreements, labor matters, discrimination, sexual harassment, and retaliation. Yetunde also guides organizations on compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and other state and federal leave laws, and drafts, reviews and updates employee handbooks and policies.
Prior to joining Morgan, Brown & Joy, Yetunde worked at a small Boston-based litigation firm where she focused her practice on employment law, trade secrets, and other business litigation matters. In addition to her work in the law firm setting, Yetunde has also served as an enforcement intern within the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, where she investigated and closed employment discrimination complaints, and as a legal intern within the Partners HealthCare’s Office of the General Counsel where she handled a broad range of corporate transactions and regulatory work in antitrust, health, and employment law.
During law school, Yetunde was a judicial extern with the Honorable Timothy S. Hillman in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. She also was a Student Attorney in the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Clinic where she advised startups on issues related to wage and hour law and corporate governance. Yetunde also was a leader in the Black Law Students Association, serving as a Regional Representative and as Co-President among other roles. In her role as Co-President, Yetunde was the driving force behind the organization’s inaugural conference and gala, both highly successful in raising critical awareness for the issues that affect the black community.
Awards & Recognition
- Boston College Law School
- Dean’s Award for Diversity, Class of 2019
- Ruth-Arlene W. Howe Black Student Leadership Initiative Award, 2019
- Public Interest Designation Fellow