Anthony D. Rizzotti represents a wide range of employers, including healthcare systems, hospitals, and life sciences companies in:

  • Collective bargaining negotiations
  • Contract administration
  • Labor arbitrations
  • Union elections
  • Non-compete and trade secret litigation
  • Wage and hour matters

Appearing before the National Labor Relations Board and in state and federal courts in Massachusetts, Florida and Rhode Island, he also handles discrimination issues and claims arising under:

  • The National Labor Relations Act
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act

Additionally, he drafts executive employment, non-competition and change-in-control agreements and offers employment training.

Anthony recently negotiated a collective bargaining agreement on behalf of an academic medical center covering 2,000 health care workers. He also obtained a judgment for an academic medical center in a discharge arbitration involving a long-term registered nurse, a summary judgment for a consumer products company in a race/national origin discrimination action in federal court, and a dismissal of an unfair labor practice charge alleging that the employer wrongfully declared an impasse and unilaterally implemented pension changes. He successfully tried to conclusion an unfair labor practice case involving the alleged discriminatory discharge of four nurses from a Florida hospital. He successfully defended a wage-hour class action in Florida federal court.

Anthony previously served as co-chair of the firm's Healthcare Industry Group and previously was a member of Littler's Board of Directors. Additionally, he has published and lectured extensively for a variety of legal, business and human resource organizations.

Affiliazioni professionali e istituzionali

Former Chair

Labor and Employment Law Section

Boston Bar Association


Named, The Best Lawyers in America®


Ranked, Labor & Employment

Chambers USA


Named, Top 10 Most Influential Labor & Employment Lawyers in Massachusetts

Business Today


Awarded, AV® Peer Review Rating


Named, Super Lawyer


Super Lawyers

2012 and 2014

News, Analysis & Press

A year of more labor strife?

Modern Healthcare

January 2, 2012


  • Drafting Employment Documents in Massachusetts, contributing author, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.
  • Massachusetts Employment Law Manual, contributing author, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.
  • ADA, G.L. c. 151B, FMLA, and Workers' Compensation in Massachusetts, editor and contributing author, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.

Speaking Engagements

What To Expect After the Pandemic Subsides

ASHHRA Webinar

May 2020

Tales from the Trenches: Updates and Practical Guidance for Healthcare Employers on COVID-19

April 27, 2020

Healthcare Industry Roundtable

The 2017 Executive Employer® Conference

May 10, 2017

Healthcare Industry Roundtable

The 2016 Executive Employer® Conference, Scottsdale, AZ

May 6, 2016

Collective Bargaining Strategies in a Challenging Economic & Regulatory Environment

The 2012 Executive Employer® Conference

Littler Mendelson, Scottsdale, AZ

May 10, 2012

The Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA): A Sea Change of Interest to All Employers

October 15, 2008

The Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA): A Sea Change of Interest to All Employers

October 14, 2008

The 2008 Executive Employer® Conference

April 10, 2008


  • J.D., Boston College Law School, 1992cum laude
  • B.A., Boston College, 1989

Foro di appartenenza

Rhode Island
New York


  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York