AMY B. ROYAL RECEIVES RECOGNITION AS A NEW ENGLAND SUPER LAWYER
Royal, P.C., the woman-owned, boutique, management-side labor and employment law firm is pleased to announce that Amy B. Royal, Principal and Founding Partner of the firm, has been honored by her selection as one of New England’s Super Lawyers and has been included in the 2016 issue of New England Super Lawyers magazine. Super Lawyers consists of attorneys throughout New England who are nominated by their peers as outstanding lawyers and which nomination then goes through an extensive selection process.
With over sixteen (16) years experience, Amy has successfully defended employers in both federal and state courts as well as before administrative agencies in a variety of areas of employment law, including employment discrimination and sexual harassment, unfair competition, breach of contract and wrongful discharge claims, workers' compensation, and Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) violations, with a special emphasis in wage and hour class actions. Amy regularly advises non-union clients on maintaining a union-free workplace and performs other preventive work such as wage and hour law compliance, recordkeeping audits, drafting of employee manuals and affirmative action plans, and management training. In addition, Amy assists unionized clients during contract negotiations, at arbitrations, and with respect to employee grievances and unfair labor practices charges.
Amy's accolades also include Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly's 2012 Top Women of Law award recognizing her as a top woman lawyer in Massachusetts as well as BusinessWest's prestigious 40 Under Forty award recognizing her for outstanding leadership in the Pioneer Valley business community.