Nancy S. Shilepsky

Nancy S. Shilepsky

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Boston, MA

Sherin and Lodgen LLP
 | 101 Federal Street, 30th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
Phone: 617-646-2000
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2016
Licensed Since: 1978
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor (50%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (10%)
Attorney Profile

NANCY S. SHILEPSKY, is an Executive Advocay and Employment Partner at Sherin and Lodgen LLP.  In May 2015, Ms. Shilepsky was selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA), and has been a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers since 2000. She represents primarily executives and professionals across a wide range of industries, and is well known for her pioneering work in wrongful termination and employment discrimination. Her many accolades include the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (MLCE) Scholar-Mentor Award, the Massachusetts Bar and Massachusetts Lesbian & Gay Bar Associations Kevin Larkin Memorial Award for Public Service, and the Boston University School of Law Women's Law Association annual Alumnae Award. Since 2009, Ms. Shilepsky has been listed in Boston magazine as one of the Top 10 Super Lawyers in Massachusetts and one of the Top 100 in New England. She has been named both a “Lawyer of the Year” and a “Top Woman Lawyer of the Year” by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (MLW), and was featured in MLW’s  2004 “Power Issue.”  Since 2011, Chambers USA has named Ms. Shilepsky a Band 1 Leader in the Field of Executive Compensation and/or Labor and Employment.  She has also been designated as a member of the Lawdragon national Top 500.  Ms. Shilepsky served as co-chair of the Women’s Bar Association’s Women’s Leadership Initiative Task Force for many years, resigning in 2010, and she co-founded (and continues to co-facilitate) the Amicus Group. Ms. Shilepsky is co-author of Representing a Plaintiff in a Wrongful Termination Case and co-editor of Massachusetts Employment Law.  She has served as Treasurer of the Boston Bar Association (BBA), on the MLW Board of Editors, and as Chair of MCLE’s Employment Law Curriculum Advisory Committee and Chair of the BBA Labor and Employment Law Section.

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About Nancy Shilepsky

Admitted 1978, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage: http://www.sherin.com/attorneys/nancy-s-shilepsky/

Honors and Awards:

  • Ms. Shilepsky’s many accolades include being named by The National Law Journal as one of the most influential lawyers in Massachusetts (2000). Since 2011, Chambers USA recognized her a “Band One” Massachusetts plaintiff’s employment attorney, quoting sources that describe Ms. Shilepsky’s practice as “the best in town." She was named a Lawyer of the Year by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly in 1995, and was featured in its 2004 “Power Issue.” In 2005, Ms. Shilepsky was awarded the Kevin Larkin Memorial Award for Public Service by the Massachusetts Bar and Massachusetts Lesbian & Gay Bar Associations. In 2007, Boston University Law School's Women's Law Association presented her with its annual Alumnae Award in honor of her many accomplishments.  In 2010, she was awarded the MCLE Scholar-Mentor Award for her years of dedicated service to continuing legal education and mentorship.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Ms. Shilepsky is admitted to practice law in the state and federal courts of Massachusetts.
  • Ms. Shilepsky has served as Treasurer of the Boston Bar Association and as a member of its Executive Committee, on the Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly Board of Editors, and on the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Employment Law Curriculum Advisory Committee. She is also former Chair of the Boston Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section and a former member of the Massachusetts Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Section Council.

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • A frequent author and speaker regarding issues of employment law, Ms. Shilepsky’s recent articles include “Avoiding the At Will Doctrine: Three Practical Strategies for Massachusetts Employees and Their Lawyers,” for Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. Ms. Shilepsky co-authored Representing a Plaintiff in a Wrongful Termination Case and is co-editor of Massachusetts Employment Law, both published by Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.

Educational Background:

  • Ms. Shilepsky is a graduate of Boston University School of Law and a graduate, magna cum laude, of Tufts University.

Articles about Nancy S. Shilepsky appearing in Super Lawyers

Office Location for Nancy S. Shilepsky

101 Federal Street
30th Floor
Boston, MA 02110

 

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Last Updated: 5/31/2016

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