The law firm of Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP (EAPD) is pleased to announce that Richard D. Glovsky, a nationally known litigation and employment lawyer, is joining the firm as a litigation partner. Joining Glovsky as a partner in the Boston office of EAPD is David C. Kurtz, who brings a wealth of experience in litigating and resolving employment disputes.
Glovsky has tried numerous employment cases, including defamation, employees’ non-competition-agreements, and wrongful termination, among many others. He is also experienced in resolving commercial, probate and real estate disputes, engineering numerous precedent-setting rulings. His impressive client base includes several Fortune 1000 companies.
“We are thrilled to welcome a trial lawyer of Dick’s caliber and reputation,” said Jed Hendrick, the partner-in-charge of EAPD’s Boston office. “As the latest in a line of high-profile additions to our growing Litigation Department, our clients in Boston and beyond will benefit immeasurably from his experience and counsel.”
Glovsky joins EAPD from Prince Lobel Glovsky & Tye, where he was a partner. Previously, he was an assistant US attorney in Boston, where he ascended to the position of chief of the Civil Division. In that capacity, Glovsky oversaw all civil litigation in Massachusetts involving the federal government, including all cases brought by or against the United States, its agencies, and employees in state and federal courts. He also expanded the role of the US Attorney’s Office to include antitrust and civil rights litigation.
David Kurtz, who also comes to EAPD from Prince Lobel Glovsky & Tye, concentrates his practice on the resolution of employment disputes through litigation, arbitration, and mediation. He advises clients in a range of employment-law matters, including severance packages, wage-and-hour rules, regulatory and statutory compliance, and employee termination. In an active labor practice, Kurtz counsels clients in union relations, including negotiations and collective bargaining, elections, arbitrations, and unfair labor practice charges. He brings significant experience before a number of state and federal agencies, such as the DOL, EEOC, MCAD and NLRB.
“David and I saw EAPD as the perfect platform to bring our growing litigation and employment practices,” said Glovsky. “At EAPD, our sophisticated clients will need to look no further to find first-rate counsel in the full range of corporate legal matters, as well as a deep bench of talented litigation lawyers in the Firm’s East Coast and London offices. We can’t wait to get started.”
Glovsky is highly active in community affairs, serving as the National Hispanic-Jewish Relations chair of the Anti-Defamation League from 2006 – 2009. In 1997, the ADL awarded Glovsky its prestigious David A. Rose Civil Rights Award. He has served as the ADL’s National Education and Civil Rights chairs, as well as the chair of its New England Regional Board. Appointed as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America in 2009, Glovsky earned his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and his law degree from Boston College Law School. He is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, New York, and Washington, DC.
A prolific author and speaker, Kurtz earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and his law degree from Boston College Law School. He is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and New York.