Senior Associate - Labor & Employment and School Law Departments
Areas of Practice
Ms. Chu is an Associate focusing her practice on labor and employment and school law.
Work for Clients
Ms. Chu has extensive experience in public sector labor and employment law, across all levels of government. She has counseled clients on a range of topics, including collective bargaining, labor relations, employee discipline, discrimination and harassment, layoffs, civil service law, and the Family and Medical Leave Act. She has litigated cases before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Merit Systems Protection Board, Federal Labor Relations Authority, Massachusetts Department of Labor Relations, Massachusetts Civil Service Commission, and Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. She has also represented clients in grievance hearings, arbitrations, and mediations. Ms. Chu has developed, reviewed, and provided training to supervisors and managers on numerous employment policies. She also has experience conducting investigations into allegations of discrimination and harassment.
Ms. Chu is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. She is a member of the National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys.
Personal and Community Activities
Ms. Chu has served as an attorney coach with the Massachusetts Bar Association Mock Trial Competition Program. She has also volunteered with Boston College Law School's student competitions.
Ms. Chu received her Bachelor's degree from Columbia University and her J.D. from Boston College Law School. Prior to joining Deutsch Williams, Ms. Chu worked for the Massachusetts Human Resources Division and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.