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Amber L. Elias

Associate, Boston
t: 617.532.9327
f: 617.532.5899


Amber Elias is an associate in the firm's Boston office. She represents sophisticated national and regional employers in a variety of labor and employment matters. She has handled numerous lawsuits in federal and state courts and administrative agencies with a strong record of success, particularly in winning cases before they go to trial.  Her litigation practice focuses on discrimination and retaliation under Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and state human rights laws; Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and other leave laws; non-competes, trade secrets, and other restrictive covenants; and wage and hour issues.

She counsels clients on the countless human resources issues they face on a day-to-day basis. By understanding her clients’ challenges and objectives, she offers preventive advice and creates customized solutions that work for their businesses. She is also a dynamic presenter who leads highly effective trainings for senior executive and managers.

Amber is a regular commentator and thought leader on topics including paid sick leave, pay equity, and non-competes.  She has contributed to Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) on issues of employee leave and disability accommodation. Through her involvement in the Associated Industries of Massachusetts, she has analyzed the real-world implications of pending legislation and regulations and advocated on behalf of employers throughout the Commonwealth. 



  • "Interrelationships Among the ADA; the FMLA; G.L. c. 151B; G.L. c. 149, 52D; the DVLA; the MPLA; and the Earned Sick Time Law," in Massachusetts Employment Law (MCLE 4th Ed. 2015) with Sally Adams, Joe Ambash, Justin Keith, and Nina Kimball.
  • "Modifying Methods of Supervision or Evaluation," in Employees Leave and Accommodations Law in Massachusetts (MCLE 3rd Ed. 2016) with Sally Adams, Joe Ambash, Justin Keith.


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