Overview

Ellen Lemire counsels employers on issues arising at all stages of employment relationships.

Prior to joining Littler, Ellen was director at a corporate risk management consulting and investigations company. She oversaw a multi-million dollar New England field office, was responsible for developing the annual budget and profit-and-loss statement and oversaw a staff of more than four dozen employees. Her duties included the daily management and consultation of corporate clients, including Fortune 500 companies, law firms, and clients based internationally. Ellen was responsible for delivery of all investigations, protective services, crisis management and emergency services, employment screening services, security management and consulting services, intelligence and information services, and brand protection and intellectual property services for corporate clients out of the New England office. Ellen served as chair of the Investigative Standards Committee, responsible for drafting company-wide global investigative standards.

Previously, she spent eight years as a prosecutor in the Suffolk District Attorney’s Office where she represented the Commonwealth in dozens of District and Superior Court jury trials, bench trials, and evidentiary motions. She directed complex investigations, presented evidence to the grand jury, brought cases to resolution through trials and pleas, and investigated and tried cases in various jurisdictions around Massachusetts. Ellen was appointed a special assistant attorney general to prosecute human trafficking in multiple jurisdictions. She served as the co-chair of the Attorney General’s Education and Training Subcommittee of the Interagency Human Trafficking Task Force, and was chosen to represent the District Attorneys of Massachusetts on the Task Force.

Recognition

Named, Excellence in the Law Up and Coming Lawyer

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

2015

News, Analysis & Press

Education

  • J.D., Suffolk University Law School, 2007
  • B.A., Providence College, 2004

Bar Admission

Massachusetts