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Kathryn R. Droumbakis


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Katy litigates employment disputes before state and federal courts and administrative agencies and counsels clients on compliance with employment laws. She represents clients in disputes involving discrimination, wage and hour claims, and restrictive covenants. Her practice also encompasses counseling clients on federal and state WARN Act compliance, employee handbooks, employment-related documents, and other employment and labor issues.

Kathryn also has experience with complex commercial, professional liability, and real estate litigation. 

Prior to joining Mintz, Katy was a litigation associate at a Boston-based law firm, where she worked on a wide range of litigation, including employment matters. Earlier, she served as a special assistant attorney general at the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General through BC Law’s Public Service Legal Fellowship program.

While attending law school, Katy served as a legal intern to the Honorable Peter Agnes, Jr., Associate Justice of the Massachusetts Appeals Court, and a research assistant for the Boston College Center for Human Rights and International Justice.

In law school, Katy served as an academic law fellow for The Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy at Boston College and co-chair of the Law Student Association’s Appointments and Promotions Committee. She also received the John D. O'Reilly, Jr. Award for her contributions and service to the law school community and a top oralist award in BC Law’s Wendell S. Grimes Moot Court Competition.


The CDC Issues New COVID-Related Guidance: What This Means for Employers

March 26, 2024 | Blog | By Andrew Bernstein, Kathryn Droumbakis

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Pay Transparency Law on the Horizon for Massachusetts Employers

October 30, 2023 | Blog | By Brendan Lowd, Kathryn Droumbakis, Danielle Dillon

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Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Updates – What Employers Need to Know

October 19, 2023 | Blog | By Natalie C. Groot, Emma Follansbee, Kathryn Droumbakis

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Changes May be Coming to White-Collar Exemption Salary Thresholds

September 11, 2023 | Blog | By Michael Arnold, Kathryn Droumbakis

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Mintz’s pro bono work for The Food Project, a nonprofit focused on youth development and reducing food insecurity, has included advising the organization on governance, real estate, employment, privacy, and litigation matters.
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News & Press

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Associates Jane Haviland, Kathryn Droumbakis, and Rachel Sposato co-authored an article published by Law360 discussing bankruptcy relief for employees in the cannabis industry.
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Events & Speaking

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  • Boston Bar Association
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