Loretta Attardo

Boston, MA

Loretta T. Attardo is a frequent speaker on national and regional employment law panels. For nearly thirty years her law practice concentrated in labor and employment matters, representing individual plaintiffs as well as counseling business corporations, and serving as arbitrator or mediator in employment disputes. Since 2007 she has concentrated her practice on mediation, arbitration, fact finding investigations and case evaluation primarily in employment and labor related matters.


In 1992 she established her private law practice after more than a dozen years as an attorney in the Legal Departments of the New England Telephone Company, NYNEX Information Resources Company, and at the Boston law firm of Nutter, McClennen and Fish. She has been a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and the American Bar Association Labor and Employment Section’s governing Council. She has served as co chair of the ABA Labor Section's CLE Committee, Annual Meeting Co- Chair and Program Co- Chair of the Employee Rights and Responsibilities Committee.


She is a member of the American Arbitration Association’s Panels of Arbitrators and Mediators for commercial, employment and labor disputes, the AAA's Northeast Regional Advisory Committee on Employment Dispute Resolution, and an active member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and the American Bar Association’s Labor, Employment and Alternative Dispute Resolution sections. In 1998 she was inducted as a Fellow into the National College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.


Attorney Attardo earned her JD and Masters in Slavic languages and literature at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and her BA, cum laude, from Brandeis University. She maintains offices in Boston and Marblehead, Massachusetts.



  • Confidentiality in Labor & Employment Arbitration
  • Labor Arbitrator II Workshop
  • Solving the Puzzle of "Just Cause" in Labor Arbitration

Upcoming Sessions

Course TitleLocationDatesFormatStatusView
Labor Arbitrator II WorkshopBoston, MA10/16/2017ClassroomCLOSED  
Solving the Puzzle of "Just Cause" in Labor Arbitration Boston, MA06/14/2018ClassroomCLOSED