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Ms. Rachel Haskell, a partner at the Law Office of Christopher Q. Davis, represents employees and employers in all employment-related matters, including severance and pre-suit settlement negotiations; individual, class and collective action litigations for overtime pay, minimum wages, regular wages and commissions; and employment discrimination and retaliation claims. Ms. Haskell also represents small to medium sized businesses in litigation defense. She advises such employers on litigation avoidance and compliance with employment laws.
Rachel Haskell was previously employed in Mr. Davis’ practice at a predecessor firm where she gained valuable experience on a wide range of employment matters, including sitting second chair at a class action mediation that resulted in a $3.75 million dollar settlement for overtime pay owed to thousands of call center employees. Ms. Haskell also first chaired a mediation session in the matter of Jacobs et al. v. Major Energy Services LLC/Respond Power et al., a nationwide class action filed on behalf of a class of marketing representatives. Previously, she also worked at Conover Law Office as a contract attorney and at Cooper, Spir & Cohen as a Law Clerk.
During law school, she worked as a law clerk for the Criminal Division of the United States Attorney’s Office in the District of Massachusetts, and for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Legal Unit. At the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, she conducted legal research and writing on employment discrimination and federal practice issues, similar to the cases that the Law Office of Christopher Q. Davis handles today. She also drafted discovery demands, requests, admissions, and deficiency letters. Finally, she prepared outlines for and attended depositions.
Ms. Haskell holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she achieved Deans’ List honors. She holds a Juris Doctor from Northeastern University’s School of Law. Ms. Haskell is admitted to the New York and Massachusetts state bars.
-Co-counsel on Park v. FDM
-Drafted and argued successfully FLSA collective class certification motion that was granted by the Federal District Court
-Co-lead-counsel on 400 person class action
-Drafted brief seeking to invalidate class action waivers and motion granted by Federal District Court