Reidy Speaks at SHRM Annual Conference

(July 1, 2016, Manchester, NH) – On June 22, 2016 Sheehan Phinney shareholder James P. Reidy spoke at the Society for Human Resource Management Employment Law and Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C., where he discussed “What to Expect When They’re Expecting:  Update on Pregnancy Discrimination and Maternity/Paternity and Family Leave Laws“.

The conference was held from June 18 to June 22, 2016. This is SHRM’s premier annual event and is attended by over 18,000 Human Resource professionals from around the world. Attendees took part in 5 days of conference and exposition networking. For more information, please go to

Reidy is the Chair of the Firm’s Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits practice group. He practices in the areas of labor and employment 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. Reidy is the moderator of NHLABORNET, the popular Internet discussion group for human resource professionals in New Hampshire.

Reidy has been widely recognized for his work on behalf of employers in the State. He has been named one of the Best Lawyers in America, a New England Super Lawyer and has been ranked by Chambers USA, all in the area of Employment Law., all in the area of Employment Law. and has been ranked by , all in the area of Employment Law. Best Lawyers named Reidy Manchester’s 2014 Lawyer of the Year in the field of Employment Law – Management and the 2016 Lawyer of the Year for Labor Law – Management. In 2012 Business NH Magazinenamed him one of New Hampshire’s Top Attorneys in the area of Labor and Employment Law.

Reidy received 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.

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