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Demitrios M. Moschos

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Worcester, MA
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Mr. Moschos is Of Counsel at Seder & Chandler, practicing in the firm’s Labor & Employment, Litigation, Education & Corporate Law Groups. He is a fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers which includes the leading labor lawyers in the United States. He serves as labor counsel for various private and public employers in Massachusetts, regularly advising employers on labor and employment law issues. He routinely appears before government agencies, including the National Labor Relations Board, the Department of Labor and the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination.  He has conducced more than 600 labor negotiations in both the public and private sectors. Mr. Moschos also represents clients in education matters throughout the Commonwealth, affecting both public and private schools. 

He participated in the drafting Massachusetts Labor Statute.  Mr. Moschos is a founder and former management chair of the State Joint Labor Management Committee (Dunlop Committee) and the Worcester County Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Committee, and was awarded with the WCBA’s Distinguished Service Award ®.

He is the recipient of the 2013 Cushing-Gavin Labor-Management Counsel Award and recognized by the International City Management Association (ICMA) with an Honorary Membership in ICMA. Which is awarded to private sector individuals for distinguished public service and contributions to the improvement and strengthening of local government.

Human Resource Executive Magazine and Lawdragon have recognized Mr. Moschos as a “Top 500 Corporate Employment Attorneys in the United States” and elected him to the Human Resources Hall of Fame. 

Mr. Moschos is recognized as The Best Lawyers in America© 2021 in the fields of Employment Law – Management; and Labor Law – Management and since 1995, recognized as Best Lawyers® Worcester “Lawyer of the Year” in 2013 and 2015.  He has been named one of Massachusetts “Super Lawyers” by Boston magazine and Law & Politics since 2006. He holds an AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available for legal ability and professional ethics.

Mr. Moschos is the recipient of the Massachusetts Municipal Personnel Association’s Emil S. Skop Award for outstanding contributions to human resources management. 

Areas of Practice

  • Labor and Employment
  • Litigation & ADR

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit

Education

  • Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D.
    • Honors: magna cum laude
  • University of Massachusetts at Amherst
    • B.A.
    • Honors: magna cum laude

Classes/Seminars

  • Speaker on labor and employment for various organizations, including Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce and Independent Pharmacy Association

Honors and Awards

  • Cushing-Gavin Labor-Management Counsel Award
  • International City Management Association (ICMA)
  • Top 500 Corporate Employment Attorneys in the United States, Human Resource Executive Magazine and Lawdragon
  • The Best Lawyers in America© - Employment Law – Management, and Labor Law – Management
  • Boston Magazine and Law & Politics - Super Lawyers
  • Martindale-Hubbell- AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating
  • Emil S. Skop Award- Massachusetts Municipal Personnel Association
  • Chamber Advocate Award- Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Distinguished Service Award® - Worcester County Bar Association

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, fellow
  • Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce, former chair
  • Worcester Regional Research Bureau, director and clerk
  • Business Education Foundation, director and former chair
  • American Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Worcester County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Committee, a founder and past chair
  • Military Service: U.S. Army, Captain
  • Catholic Charities Worcester County, incorporator; former president
  • Massachusetts Municipal Managers Association, Honorary Member
  • Worcester Art Museum

Ancillary Business

  • Adjunct Professor, Clark University School of Professional Studies, MPA Senior Leadership Program

Published Works

  • Quoted in “Banks could be ripe targets for age-bias lawsuit,” American Banker (November 13, 2020)
  • “New Regulations Surrounding the Paid Medical Leave Act,” Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce Webinar (October 28, 2020)“NEW Federal Employment Acts (Emergency Sick Leave, Emergency FMLA Amendment and Payroll Protection Act),” Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce Webinar (April 2, 2020)
  • “Employment Issues Involving School Employees in General,” Co-Author of Chapter, MCLE School Law in Massachusetts, 3d Edition (2018)
  • "Workplace Emergencies," HRMA Perspectives (October 2013)
  • "How to Conduct an Employment Investigation," HRMA Perspectives (October 2012)
  • "Federal Court Upholds NLRB's Notice-Posting Rule, but Invalidates Enforcement Penalties Contained in Final Rule," HRMA Perspectives (April 2012)
  • "Summary of Seminar on New Lobbying Law," WCBA, Legal Lines (May 2011)
  • "2010 Amendments to the Massachusetts Personnel Records Law," HRMA Perspectives (October 2010)
  • "New Wage Law Prompts Review of Pay Practices," HRMA Perspectives (September 2008)
  • "Identity Theft," HRMA Perspectives (February 2007, updated April 2008)
  • "U.S. Department of Labor Proposes to Review Overtime Regulations," HRMA Perspectives (May 2003)
  • "Change in Employer and Individual Liability Under Harassment Law," MBA Journal, Section Report (Spring 2001)
  • "Employers Can Be Held Liable For Sexual Harassment That Takes Place Without Their Knowledge," Boston Business Journal (June 20-July 6, 2000)
  • Best Law Firms 2019
  • Listed in Best Lawyers
  • SuperLawyers
  • American College Of Bankruptcy
  • FIRM PEER RATED WH 300
  • LCA TM Fellow
  • flRatingsBadge