Ilene Robinson Sunshine

Ilene Robinson Sunshine, a retired partner, has practiced labor and employment law in Massachusetts for more than thirty years. She was a co-leader of the Employment & Benefits Group of Sullivan & Worcester, where she represented and counseled employers in a broad range of employment-related matters including employment discrimination, sexual harassment, employee discipline and discharge, handbooks and policy development, drafted executive contracts, and conducted training for managers and employees. She also litigated non-competition cases and all other types of employment-related cases in state and federal courts. Ms. Sunshine is a certified civil mediator in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Ms. Sunshine has counseled clients on privacy and data security-related employment matters such as workplace monitoring and searches, medical records, data protection, technology (e-mail, computers, telephones) and social media. She also drafted and litigated disputes arising under confidentiality and nondisclosure agreements.

Ms. Sunshine previously was of counsel to the office of Hinckley, Allen, Snyder & Comen and served for six years as labor counsel to the Chief Administrative Justice of the Massachusetts Trial Court. She also has served as a hearing officer for the Boston Retirement Board and as a labor arbitrator for the United States Postal Service and the American Postal Workers Union.

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Best Lawyers, Lawyer of the Year 2016 - Litigation - Bankruptcy - Boston