July 16, 2019

Lisa Stephanian Burton

Lisa Stephanian Burton is a shareholder in the Boston office of Ogletree Deakins.  She defends employers in litigation and counsels on labor and employment issues that include wage and hour, discrimination, leaves of absence, and other US state and federal laws and regulations. Lisa also advises employers on business immigration matters. She works frequently with employers in the life sciences, healthcare, technology, retail, manufacturing, employee staffing and financial services industries.

Lisa’s employment litigation practice includes representing clients before state and federal agencies as well as before state and federal courts. She defends wage and hour class and collective actions involving claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and state law. Lisa also defends clients in employment discrimination challenges, including claims of race, gender, age, and disability discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful termination cases.

Her practice industry is in employment law, and she is admitted to practice in Massachusetts. 

Education

  • J.D., with distinction, Emory University School of Law, 1992
  • B.A.,cum laude, Smith College, 1989

Articles in the National Law Review database by Lisa Stephanian Burton

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