Lawyer Monthly - Women In Law Awards 2023

About Katherine Katherine A. Brustowicz is a Boston-based attorney with The Wagner Law Group who specializes in complex civil litigation with a focus on Employment Law and Human Resources. Katherine’s litigation cases typically involve issues arising out of the employer-employee relationship including: wage and hour disputes; overtime; employment contracts; employee misclassification; discrimination; hostile work environment; harassment; wrongful termination; unfair competition; and breach of fiduciary duty. She handles litigation in federal and state courts, including appeals, and proceedings before administrative agencies, as well as mediations and arbitrations. Katherine’s comprehensive practice also includes drafting and negotiating employment-related policies and agreements; training employers, managers, and employees; and representing employers during employment-related audits. She emphasizes preventative measures that employers can take to blend best practices with compliance which reduces risk of claims. She ensures that her clients understand their rights and responsibilities in the everchanging landscape of federal, state, and local employment laws through interactive training and meetings with leadership. She excels in creating and effectuating processes and infrastructure that improve employee engagement, productivity, and employee retention. Much of the training that Katherine designs is focused on human resource matters relating to employee management, workforce morale, prevention of workplace discrimination and bias, harassment prevention, and associated internal investigations. Attorney Brustowicz graduated from Bates College and Suffolk University Law School. She is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts, Maine, and New Hampshire, as well as the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Katherine has been named a Super Lawyers Massachusetts Rising Star over the past four consecutive years from 2020-2023, a recognition given to the top 2.5 percent of attorneys in Massachusetts who are under 40 or have practiced for ten or fewer years. She is also an active member of the Boston Inn of Court and its Executive Committee, Massachusetts Bar Association, Maine Trial Lawyers Association, the Women’s Bar Association, and the Society for Human Resource Management. Katherine A. Brustowicz 86 USA Labor, Employment & HR Law Lawyer of the Year 125 High Street, Oliver Street Tower, 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02110 Tel: (617) 357-5200 | Fax: (617) 357-5250 | Email: Associate The Wagner Law Group

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