Skoler, Abbott & Presser, P.C. Partners Recognized as 2010 Super Lawyers

October 19, 2010
SPRINGFIELD, MA – Skoler, Abbott & Presser, P.C. is pleased to announce that three of the firm’s partners have been selected as 2010 Massachusetts Super Lawyers. Partners, Ralph F. Abbott, Jr., Jay M. Presser, John H. Glenn and Susan G. Fentin have been chosen as Super Lawyers based on their professional achievement in labor and employment law and a high level of peer recognition.

Massachusetts Super Lawyers are selected based upon ballots sent by Law & Politics to over 31,000 Massachusetts attorneys who have been in practice for five years or more. Independent research is then conducted on each of the nominees followed by a panel review process. Super Lawyers identifies the top five percent of attorneys in each state, as chosen by their peers and through the independent research of Law & Politics. The objective of the Super Lawyers selection process is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource to assist attorneys and sophisticated consumers in the search for legal counsel.

Ralph F. Abbott has been a member of the firm since 1975. In addition to providing employment-related advice to employers, he assists clients in remaining union-free and representing employers before the National Labor Relations Board. He also has extensive experience negotiating collective bargaining agreements and representing employers at arbitration hearings and before other state and federal agencies.

Jay M. Presser has been a member of the firm for the last 33 years. Presser is head of the firm’s litigation practice and has more than thirty years of experience litigating employment cases before administrative agencies, including the NLRB and the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and State Labor Relations Commission, and in state and federal court.

Susan G. Fentin has been a labor and employment attorney with the firm for the last 11 years and a member of the firm since 2004. Susan is Associate Editor of the Massachusetts Employment Law Letter and is a regular speaker at the annual Advanced Employment Issues Symposium sponsored by M. Lee Smith Publishers and held in Nashville, TN. Her practice is concentrated on employment discrimination, including counseling clients to help them avoid employment litigation and representing them before state and federal administrative agencies if litigation is unavoidable.

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