Joshua D. Nadreau
Joshua Nadreau is an associate in the firm’s Boston office. His practice is focused on helping clients achieve favorable results in labor and employment matters before state and federal courts and administrative agencies.
Joshua has represented employers in a variety of matters including allegations of unlawful discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and state civil rights statutes.
- Achieved favorable settlement for commercial retailer in wrongful termination and race discrimination suit.
- Won motion for reconsideration on behalf of client seeking relief from state agency.
- Reached desirable settlement of unfair labor practice charge against franchisee of national restaurant chain.
Honors & Leadership
Honors & Awards
- Massachusetts Super Lawyers - "Rising Star," Boston Magazine - (2015-2017)
Selected to the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Labor & Employment Law’s Young Lawyers Division Fellowship Program - (2017)
Boston Bar Association
- Member, Labor & Employment Section Steering Committee
- Co-Chair, Practical Skills Committee, New Lawyers Section
Northeastern University School of Law
- Alumni/ae Board of Directors
- Boston Regional Alumni/ae Chapter Executive Committee
Boston Bar Foundation
- Society of Junior Fellows
- Young Lawyers Advisory Council
Seminars & Speaking Engagements
- Moderator, The Supremes: The Year in Review of Labor and Employment Cases, Boston Bar Association
- Moderator, Pre-Connections 2016 – Career Guidance and Professional Development, Northeastern University School of Law
- Co-chair, Navigating the Differences between the Mass. and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Boston Bar Association
- Panelist, New Lawyer & Law Student Speed Networking with Litigators, Boston Bar Association
- Co-chair, Defending Depositions: What Every Litigator Needs to Know, Boston Bar Association
- "The Family and Medical Leave Act: An Employer Perspective," in Massachusetts Employment Law (MCLE 4th Ed. 2015) with Christine M. Netski.
- Non-Compete and Trade Secrets Blog11.1.18
- Non-Compete and Trade Secrets Blog8.2.18
- One If By Land, Two If By Sea, Noncompete Reform Is Coming! Midnight Session In Massachusetts Legislature Alters Noncompete Landscape8.13.18
- Raytheon Ends Brief Dalliance with Unworkable “Change” Standards12.18.17
- Massachusetts Finalizes New Pregnancy Workplace Law: What to Expect When Your Employees Are Expecting7.27.17
- Supreme Judicial Court Ruling Requires Employers To Engage In Interactive Process7.18.17
- Northeastern University School of LawJ.D. 2013
- University of Massachusetts AmherstB.S. 2010, cum laude
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
- U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts