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Philip Gordon is an experienced employment attorney and the managing partner at Gordon Law Group, which specializes in employee advocacy and has represented everyone from service workers to CEOs. Philip specializes in class action litigation for overtime pay, discrimination, minimum wages, regular wages and commissions, executive compensation and Title IX cases. Philip has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Super Lawyers across New England and is the immediate past President of the Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association. Philip frequently appears on numerous panels and government tribunals. He also gives lectures, writes about employment law and has been quoted in numerous media outlets. You can view his full profile here.
Elizabeth Rodgers is a founding partner of Rodgers, Powers & Schwartz, which focuses on employment discrimination and civil rights cases. Elizabeth is an experienced trial lawyer concentrating in primarily plaintiff law for over 25 years. She has represented victims of age discrimination, race discrimination and sex discrimination and sexual harassment and retaliation and is also trained as a mediator to resolve disputes without litigation. Rodgers is a former president of the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association and has been recognized as a Super Lawyer since 2005.
In 2014, Philip Gordon and Elizabeth Rodgers are representing Dr. Kimberly Theidon, a professor at Harvard University, in a Title IX case against the school. You can read or watch an exclusive interview with Philip, Elizabeth and Dr. Theidon here. Theidon’s case has garnered nationwide attention in various media outlets including The Huffington Post, The Boston Globe, MSNBC and ABC-Boston.