Joshua R. Coleman, Labor Reporters Commentator

Joshua ColemanJoshua R. Coleman joined the firm as an associate in August 2011. He has over 10 years of experience representing public employers in all aspects of labor relations and employment law matters. His experience includes representing public employers in court and before administrative agencies including the Division of Labor Relations, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and the Division of Unemployment Assistance with respect to traditional labor and employment matters. Mr. Coleman also offers his insight on non civil service employment issues in the form of quarterly commentary for our Labor Law reporters.




Northeastern University Law School, J.D., May 2004
University of Rochester, BA Russian Studies and Political Science, Cum Laude, May 1998


Bar Memberships
Massachusetts, 2004; U.S. District Court, Massachusetts, 2010; First Circuit Court of Appeals, Massachusetts, 2011.


Professional Experience
Collins, Loughran & Peloquin, P.C., 2011-Present
Associate in law firm specializing in representing employees in labor, employment and education law matters.

Long and DiPietro, LLP, 2009-2011
Associate in law firm representing school districts on range of education and school law issues and providing legal advice to Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents

Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority, 2005-2008
Labor Relations Representative handling grievances and arbitrations; provided workplace trainings on conducting investigations

Professional Associations
Massachusetts Bar Association, American Bar Association, Volunteer Lawyers Project


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