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James P. Reidy
Phone: 603.627.8217
Fax: 603.641.2356
jreidy@sheehan.com
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Attorney Jim Reidy to Serve on National Workplace Violence Prevention Committee

(April 21, 2009. Manchester, NH.) - Attorney Jim Reidy has been selected to participate in the Workplace Violence Prevention and Intervention Committee, a joint effort of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and ASIS International, Advanced Worldwide Security. This committee includes human resources professionals, security experts and labor attorneys from across the country. Attorney Reidy is one of the two attorneys asked to serve on this committee. The WVPI committee will work to develop standard policies and guidance for employers on how to prevent or effectively deal with workplace violence.

Reidy practices in the areas of labor, employment and employment-based immigration law with an emphasis on assisting employers in effectively avoiding, or defending against, employment disputes. He represents management in organizations ranging from multi-national corporations, to closely-held, family-owned businesses, to not-for-profit entities and public sector employers. Since joining the Firm in 1989, he has expanded an already well-established employment law practice group. This group is now recognized as one of the best in the state. He has extensive experience handling matters before the New Hampshire Department of Labor, the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the U.S. Department of Labor. He earned his B.A. from Assumption College, his M.P.A. from Northeastern University, and his J.D., cum laude, from New England School of Law

Founded in 1937, Sheehan Phinney has grown to 62 attorneys with four offices throughout New Hampshire and Massachusetts. The firm provides a full range of legal services to businesses, institutions and non-profits throughout New England and the United States. The firm is known for professional excellence, practical counsel and commitment to both its clients and the communities it serves. Sheehan Phinney is the exclusive member in New Hampshire of Lex Mundi, the world's leading association of independent law firms.