Lewis Brisbois Expands Labor & Employment Capabilities in Rhode Island with New Partner Hire
Providence, R.I. (December 9, 2021) - Lewis Brisbois is pleased to welcome Gregory Tumolo to its Providence, Rhode Island office as a partner in the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice. Mr. Tumolo focuses his practice on representing and counseling clients in a wide array of labor and employment matters, regularly providing employers with compliance solutions that allow them to grow their businesses and effectively manage risk. He brings to Lewis Brisbois more than a decade of experience advising clients on issues arising under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), as well as state anti-discrimination and wage and hour laws.
In addition to counseling clients, Mr. Tumolo has extensive experience litigating discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour, and whistle-blower claims. He has successfully defended employers in matters before state courts and administrative agencies in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, including the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD), the Rhode Island Commission for Human Rights, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Mr. Tumolo also represents employees in litigation, employment agreement negotiations, and career transitions involving non-competition agreements.
"We are thrilled that Gregory has joined us in Providence, and we look forward to his contributions. His deep and varied experience will undoubtedly enhance the services that we provide to our clients,” said Providence Managing Partner Lauren Motola-Davis of Mr. Tumolo’s arrival.
Similarly, Mr. Tumolo noted, “I am excited to be here at Lewis Brisbois, and I look forward to contributing to the success of the firm's Labor & Employment Practice in Rhode Island and beyond. I also look forward to meeting and working with my colleagues across the firm’s nationwide network.”
Outside of his practice, Mr. Tumolo has published various materials related to labor and employment matters and has testified as a subject matter expert before the U.S. Department of Labor. He also serves as Director of Legislative Affairs for the Rhode Island Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) and serves on the Board of Directors of the Employers Association of the NorthEast (EANE). He is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.