Whitley Named to Firm Management Committee

(Boston, MA, February 1, 2021) – Sheehan Phinney shareholder Karen A. Whitley has been named to the firm’s five-person management committee as the ‘At-Large’ member representing the firm’s Boston office, effective immediately. Sheehan Phinney’s Management Committee oversees the administrative and business functions and strategic planning initiatives for the firm.

Firm President and Managing Director, David W. McGrath, stated “We’re excited to welcome Karen to our management team. She is extremely well respected by everyone in our Boston office and throughout the entire firm. As a member of the Management Committee, Karen will participate an all aspects of management, including helping to establish and implement the firm’s strategic direction.”

Whitley focuses her practice on management-side employment litigation and counseling, including discrimination, wage and hour, and restrictive covenant proceedings. She works closely with HR professionals and in-house counsel to develop a practical business approach to thorny employment law issues. Whitley received her J.D. from Boston College Law School and her B.A., magna cum laude, from Wellesley College. She has been recognized by Super Lawyers ® and Best Lawyers in America ® for her work in Labor and Employment Law, as well as a member of the 2015 class of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly Top Women of Law.

About the Firm

Sheehan Phinney is a full-service business law firm representing local, national and international clients with innovative approaches and practical solutions. Founded in 1937, Sheehan Phinney has grown to over 60 attorneys with five offices throughout New Hampshire and Massachusetts and 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 premier independent law firms.