TANI E. SAPIRSTEIN
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;
Admitted to bar, 1982, Massachusetts; 1983, New York and U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts; 1985, Connecticut and U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut.
Education: Brown University (A.B., 1978); Case Western Reserve University (J.D., 1982).
Seminar: for Small Businesses, "Sexual Harassment," May 1997; "Employment
and Labor Law," Lorman Business Center, Inc., August 1997; "Labonte v. Hutchins & Wheeler;
Bain v. Springfield - Their Impact on Damage Awards in 151B cases," Massachusetts
Bar Association, June 1997; "Plaintiff's Attorney on Workplace Harassment:
Insider's View of Employee Complaints," June 1997; "Recent Developments in
Labor Law," Women's Bar Association, October 1997; "Trying Employment Cases
in Superior Court," Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, April, 1999; "Presenting
Your First MCAD Case," Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, June, 1999; "Employment
and Labor Law Basics," Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, November,
1999. Member, Employment Law Conference, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education,
December, 1998-2001. Moderator, 1999 Annual Meeting Program, American Bar Association
Labor and Employment Law Section, Atlanta, Georgia, August, 1999. Member: Panels
on Employment Law Basics and Advising Small Businesses, 1993; Hanging your
own Shingle, Chair: Ten Mistakes Employment Lawyers Make, 1996; Legal Pitfalls
in Hiring & Firing, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, March 1997. Legal
News Correspondent, WGGB-TV 40 (ABC Affiliate) 1993—. Member, Massachusetts
Advisory Committee, U.S. Civil Rights Commission. Hearing Officer, Board of
Bar Overseers, 1994-2000, 2002-2006;
Member: Hampden County, Massachusetts (Member, Section of Labor and Employment
Law; Vice Chair, 1992-1993) and American Bar Associations; Women's Bar Association;
International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists; National Employment
Reported Cases: Johnson v. Plastic Packaging, Inc. 892 F. Supp. 25 (D.Mass., 1995); Desrosiers v. Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company 885 F. Supp. 308 (D.Mass., 1995); Bain v. City of Springfield. 424 Mass. 758, 678 N.E.2d 155; Bennett v. City of Holyoke, 230 F.Supp.2d 207 (D.Mass. 2002).
Practice Areas: Labor and Employment Law and Litigation.