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Jennifer L. Markowski

Attorney Profile

Top Rated General Litigation Attorney in Boston, MA

Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP
60 State Street, Suite 600
Boston, MA 02109
Phone: 617-963-5975
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2014
Licensed in Massachusetts Since: 2002
Practice Areas: General Litigation (40%), Employment Litigation: Defense (30%), Professional Liability: Defense (30%)
Attorney Profile

Jennifer Markowski is a Partner in the firm's Boston and Providence offices. She is an experienced trial lawyer who has tried cases to verdict throughout New England. Ms. Markowski’s practice focuses on the defense of employment and professional liability claims.

Ms. Markowski regularly represents her labor and employment clients in arbitration and mediation, and she handles matters before federal and state courts, and also before administrative agencies including Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD). Her labor and employment practice fully encompasses the issues that employers may face in managing and interacting with employees, including employment discrimination and harassment claims, wage and hour claims, FMLA and ADA claims, and disputes surrounding enforcement and defense of non-compete, non-solicitation and confidentiality agreements. She also advises clients on various employment decisions and provides training and counseling on employment issues.

In the area of professional liability, Jennifer represents lawyers and law firms as well as accountants, brokers, appraisers, architects and engineers, and other professionals in malpractice and disciplinary cases. She also represents homeowners associations and community management groups in an array of management and governance issues.

About Jennifer L. Markowski

First Admitted: 2002, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage: https://www.fmglaw.com/attorney_bio.php

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Jennifer is a frequent presenter and author on issues impacting the areas of employment and professional liability. In recent years, she has addressed the following topics in a variety of different forums: 93A Claims Against Professionals and Insurers Cyber, Data and Privacy Issues for Professionals Anti-Harassment and Discrimination Training Recent Developments in Employment Law Common Professional Liability Claims and How to Avoid Them (Real Estate Professionals and Attorneys) Risk Management for Professionals

Educational Background

  • B.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Bar/Professional Activity

  • REBA Board Member, 2010
  • Massachusetts
  • Rhode Island
  • United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Obtained defense verdict in legal malpractice case after ten-day jury trial (2016)., 2016

Honors/Awards

  • Super Lawyers (2016-2019), Super Lawyers, 2019
  • “Rising Star,” Super Lawyers (2010-2014), Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2014
  • “Top Women of Law,” Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (2014), Top Women of Law, 2014

Industry Groups

  • Boston Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Real Estate Bar Association For Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts Women's Bar Association
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Office Location for Jennifer L. Markowski

60 State Street
Suite 600
Boston, MA 02109

Last Updated: 5/28/2021

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