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Tracy Thomas Boland

Tracy Thomas Boland is a partner with the firm. Tracy counsels her clients on the full range of employment law issues from hiring to firing including pay equity, equal employment opportunities, performance management, investigations, wage and hour issues, leaves of absence and the accommodations process, and reductions in force. Tracy also drafts and revises employee handbooks, employment agreements and severance and settlement agreements. Tracy particularly enjoys supporting her clients with novel and emerging legal issues.

When her clients' compliance is tested, Tracy represents them before Federal and State administrative agencies, courts and in arbitration. Tracy's experience in litigation includes leading clients successfully through jury trials and oral argument before the First Circuit Court of Appeals. Tracy also has extensive experience and success in resolving matters through settlement. Tracy is proud to maintain strong relationships with clients with both a local and broader geographic presence that run the gamut from non-profit organizations to small businesses to leaders in their respective industries.

A sampling of representative industries and clients include:

  • Healthcare: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Utilities: Eversource Energy
  • Private clubs: The Country Club in Chestnut Hill, Harvard Club of Boston
  • Banking: Brookline Bank, Sage Bank, Dean Cooperative Bank
  • Non-profits: Pine Street Inn, Walker School
  • Technology: Mendix, BevSpot, iBasis

Tracy is an experienced trainer, having been certified through the MCAD's Certified Harassment and Discrimination Train-the-Trainer Courses. Tracy is a frequent lecturer on traditional, novel and emerging employment law issues. Tracy is a member of the Massachusetts, Boston and Women's Bar Associations, and the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. Tracy is a member of and active speaker for HFTP (an organization of private clubs and hotels) and the New England Club Managers Association. Tracy has published numerous articles and given interviews on employment law topics in Massachusetts Lawyers' Weekly, the Boston Business Journal and various trade publications.

Tracy is a member of The Boston Club, New England's largest, most influential organization of senior executive and professional women. Tracy volunteers her time on City Year's Women in Leadership Committee and with Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech. Tracy is a graduate of the University of Vermont (B.A., 1994) and New England School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1997).  Tracy served as a judicial law clerk with the Massachusetts Superior Court and Massachusetts Probate and Family Court. Just prior to joining the firm in 2002, Tracy practiced at K&L Gates. Tracy is a member of the state and federal bars of Massachusetts and Connecticut and the First Circuit Court of Appeals.