Justin’s practice includes all aspects of labor and employment law. Justin has experience defending employers in federal and state court against a wide variety of legal claims, including discrimination, hostile work environment, retaliation, misclassification, and wage and hour claims. In addition, Justin provides counseling to employers on a range of employment-related issues. Justin also has experience defending against claims of healthcare fraud, securities fraud, antitrust violations, and other white-collar criminal and civil claims.
Before joining Bello Welsh LLP, Justin worked as a general litigator for more than ten years. Most recently, Justin was employed as an Assistant Attorney General and Deputy Section Head in the Litigation Bureau of the New York State Office of the Attorney General. He was previously associated with two international law firms, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett LLP, where he defended businesses and executives in connection with complex commercial litigation and government investigations. He also served as a law clerk to a United States District Court Judge for two years.
Justin obtained his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania law school. He obtained his B.A. and M.A. degrees, summa cum laude, from the State University of New York at Albany. Justin is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and New York, as well as before the United States District Courts for the District of Massachusetts and Northern District of New York.