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Jody L. Newman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Alternative Dispute Resolution Attorney in Boston, MA

Boston Law Collaborative, LLC
101 Arch Street, 8th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
Phone: 617-362-9216
Fax: 617-439-0700
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2021
Licensed in Massachusetts Since: 1983
Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution (50%), Employment & Labor: Employer (30%), Employment & Labor: Employee (20%)
Attorney Profile

Jody L. Newman is an experienced employment lawyer serving Massachusetts clients at Boston Law Collaborative, LLC. Over the past 35 years, she has advocated for the rights of employees in litigation, and has counselled and conducted independent investigations for employers.  She focused her current practice in investigating and mediating workplace disputes. Ms. Newman also investigates sexual misconduct on college campuses under Title IX.

Attorney Newman completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Delaware and graduated with honors. In 1983, she obtained her J.D. with honors from the Suffolk University Law School. In 2014, she completed additional training as a Massachusetts Certified Mediator. She is admitted to practice in Massachusetts; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit; and the U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts.

She began her legal career at Collora LLP and later served as a managing partner until the firm merged with another prominent law office. Attorney Newman's positions at the firm helped her build the employment law knowledge required to win astounding results throughout her career. For example, she has secured compensation in the six-figure ranges for people affected by gender biases across several industries. She also won a multimillion-dollar settlement on behalf of a wrongfully terminated professor.

Attorney Newman's commitment to workplace equal employment opportunities in her local community extends beyond investigating and mediating bias claims. She also works with several nonprofit organizations, including the Lawyers for Civil Rights and Women's Bar Association.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • 30%Employment & Labor: Employer
  • 20%Employment & Labor: Employee
Focus Areas

Arbitration, Mediation, Employment Law - Employee


18 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2021

About Jody L. Newman

First Admitted: 1983, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage:


  • AV-Rated attorney with Martindale Hubbell
  • Distinguished Community Leadership Award, Jewish Alliance for Law and Social Action, 2010
  • Top Women of Law Honoree, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, 2014
  • Super Lawyers, Top Women in New England, 2004-present
  • Super Lawyers, Top Women in MA, 2004-present
  • Super Lawyers, Employment Litigation, Boston, MA, 2004-present
  • Best Lawyers, Employment Law, Management, 2006-present
  • Chambers USA, Band 1, Labor & Employment: Mainly Plaintiffs Representation—Massachusetts
  • Best Lawyers, Employment Law, Individuals, 2006-present

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Lawyers for Civil Rights, Board of Directors Member
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts
  • Women in Law Empowerment Forum, Boston Chapter Co-Chair
  • Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, Women’s Network Advisory Board
  • Massachusetts Appleseed Center for Law and Justice, Inc., Board of Directors Member
  • Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts, former Board of Directors Member

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • MA Certified Mediator, MCLE, 2014

Educational Background

  • B.A., University of Delaware, cum laude, 1980

Industry Groups

  • Investigations
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Office Location for Jody L. Newman

101 Arch Street
8th Floor
Boston, MA 02110

Phone: 617-362-9216

Fax: 617-439-0700

Last Updated: 10/7/2021

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