Katherine A. Brustowicz, is an associate in the Wagner Law Group’s Boston office. Ms. Brustowicz specializes in complex civil litigation with a focus on employment and human resources law. Her comprehensive practice includes drafting employment-related policies and agreements, training employers, managers, and employees, and representing employers during employment-related audits. Ms. Brustowicz also handles litigation in federal and state courts, appeals, administrative agencies, and in mediations and arbitrations. Her litigation cases typically involve issues arising out of the employer-employee relationship including but not limited to those relating to wage and overtime disputes, employment contracts, discrimination, hostile work environment, harassment, wrongful termination, and breach of fiduciary duties.
Ms. Brustowicz emphasizes preventative law and interactive training in an effort to keep her clients compliant and out of trouble. She ensures her clients understand the ever-changing landscape of federal, state, and local employment laws and the affiliated employee protections and rights. She also excels in creating and effectuating processes and infrastructure that improve employee engagement, productivity, and employee retention. Much of the training she designs is focused on human resource matters relating to employee management, prevention of workplace discrimination and bias, harassment prevention, and associated internal investigations.
Katherine graduated from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine and from Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Massachusetts. She is licensed to practice law in both Massachusetts and Maine, including the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. She is an active member of the Boston Inn of Court, Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society, Massachusetts Bar Association, Maine Trial Lawyers Association, and the Society for Human Resource Management.