Kate Rigby is a shareholder in the Boston office and has devoted her entire legal career to representing employers in a broad spectrum of employment issues and disputes. She is co-chair of the firm’s Life Sciences practice group. In addition to regularly litigating employment and wage and hour claims before state and federal courts and agencies, Ms. Rigby also provides practical counseling in all areas of human resources including discipline and termination, hiring, EEO complaints, accommodation of disabilities and personal leave of absences, employment agreements and restrictive covenants, handbooks and policies, and other compliance with federal and state employment laws.
Ms. Rigby also has significant experience handling investigations into internal employee complaints and providing employee and management training. Ms. Rigby has personally conducted dozens of management and non-management equal employment and diversity/inclusion training courses for clients and has completed all MCAD-Certified Train-the-Trainer Courses. Before her legal career, Ms. Rigby worked in the human resources field in recruiter, generalist and management positions.