Attorneys Ralph F. Abbott Jr. and Susan G. Fentin selected to the 2017 Massachusetts Super Lawyers® List

Skoler, Abbott & Presser, P.C., the leading labor and employment law firm serving employers in the greater Springfield area, announced today that two of its attorneys, Ralph F. Abbott Jr. and Susan G. Fentin, have been selected to the 2017 Massachusetts Super Lawyers® list in the field of employment and labor law.

Attorney Ralph F. Abbott Jr., a resident of Wilbraham, has been selected to Super Lawyers for 13 consecutive years. With the firm since 1975, Abbott is known throughout the legal community for his work representing management in labor relations and employment-related matters, providing employment-related advice to employers, assisting clients in remaining union-free and representing employers before the National Labor Relations Board. Abbott also has numerous credits as an author, editor, and teacher, and a record of civic and community involvement.


Susan Fentin


Susan G. Fentin, a resident of Conway, has been selected to Super Lawyers for 12 years, including twice as a Rising Star. She has been with the firm since 1999. Her practice concentrates on labor and employment counseling, advising large and small employers on their responsibilities and obligations under state and federal employment laws and representing employers before state and federal agencies and in court. She speaks frequently to employer groups, conducts training on avoiding problems in employment law and teaches master classes on both the FMLA and ADA. She was also named one of the Top 50 Women in the Law in 2015.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.

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