A native of Billings, Montana, Shannon McCarthy Jandorf graduated with a B.A. from Syracuse University, summa cum laude. She went on to graduate, cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 1999. While at Harvard, Ms. Jandorf participated in the trial advocacy program, in which she gained early litigation experience by prosecuting cases for the Essex County District Attorney’s Office.
After graduation, Ms. Jandorf worked as an employment litigation attorney in the labor and employment group at the former Boston firm of Hill & Barlow and later at Goulston & Storrs, PC. Her litigation experience includes successfully defending a chain of automobile dealerships against sexual harassment and discrimination charges in State and Federal Courts, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Ms. Jandorf has successfully represented clients in employment matters in multiple jurisdictions in state and federal courts, state human rights agencies, state unemployment agencies and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
In addition to her litigation experience, Ms. Jandorf counsels clients in all aspects of employment law, and addresses issues involving hiring, allegations of discrimination and harassment, leaves of absence, accommodations, wage and hours laws, policies and procedures and discipline and termination.
Like all the attorneys at Marshall Halem, Ms. Jandorf provides training and seminars about a variety of employment issues. For representative topics, see Seminars and Training Programs.
Ms. Jandorf has been named a Massachusetts “Rising Star” attorney in the area of employment law and litigation for the past two years.