Jill Brenner Meixel, a partner in the firm’s litigation group, has a wide-ranging litigation practice, with substantial experience litigating commercial and business disputes involving real estate, employment law, partnership matters, health care, land use and a variety of corporate disputes. Jill’s client base is diverse, and includes the representation of individuals, for-profit and nonprofit entities, including clients in the real estate, healthcare, education, and social service realms. Jill routinely practices in state and federal court, administrative agencies, local boards, and in mediation and arbitration.
In her employment practice, Jill litigates employment matters, including discrimination, wage and hour and contract disputes. She also regularly advises and strategizes with clients in order to avoid liability risk, including advising on internal policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with state and federal employment laws, advising on employee progressive discipline and termination and negotiating employee separations, and assisting clients in implementing and creating procedures to protect against sexual harassment in the workplace.
Prior to joining the Firm, Jill was a litigation associate at both a boutique Boston litigation firm and a large Boston law firm.
Jill received an A.B. in Government from Harvard University, cum laude, and a J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law. Jill is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. She is a member of the Boston and Women’s Bar Associations, and currently serves as a member of the Board of Bar Overseers Hearing Committee.
Jill has been named as a Super Lawyer Rising Star and, since 2016, a Massachusetts Super Lawyer in Business Litigation Law by Thomas Reuter and Boston Magazine and is included in the Super Lawyers Women’s Edition; named B’nai B’rith Housing’s — Gen2Gen “Rising Star” in 2013; and a BBA President Award recipient as a Marathon Assistance Project Volunteer in 2014.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Jill traveled internationally competing in junior, collegiate and professional tennis tournaments, and was a member of a national championship college tennis team.