The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates

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The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates

The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates is an employment law firm that represents employees who seek to assert their rights. We offer free initial consultations and believe in a client-centered practice. Serving NH, MA, CT, VT, NY, RI and ME.

This lawyer is licensed to practice in New Hampshire and has no record of discipline from the New Hampshire bar association. *

The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates

The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates

Open for Business
Offers Video Calls

The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates is an employment law firm that represents employees who seek to assert their rights. We offer free initial consultations and believe in a client-centered practice. Serving NH, MA, CT, VT, NY, RI and ME.

This lawyer is licensed to practice in New Hampshire and has no record of discipline from the New Hampshire bar association. *

Firm Overview

Our attorneys offer a free initial consultation for prospective clients during which we evaluate client needs and ensure a full understanding of the services and potential solutions that the Firm can provide. Feel free to contact us to learn more about how we can help you.

Main Office

Main Office
17 Elm St., Suite C211
Keene, NH 03431

Phone

(603) 450-1040

Fax

(603) 685-2868

Fees
Free Initial Consultation?

For employees who think they have been discriminated against, harassed, or wrongfully terminated

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Contract reviews and advice, Services for Employers

Hourly Rates

Varies

Office Information
Other Offices
  • Wyatt & Associates

    418 Broadway, 2nd Floor
    Albany, NY 12207

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates P.L.L.C. assists employees and employers in strategically navigating their employment challenges and opportunities. As part of our mission of fostering an effective work environment for all, we advise employers on proper employment policies and practices, provide wise real-time human resources support, and represent businesses faced with employment-based disputes. The Firm's experienced and compassionate attorneys also represent employees whose rights have been violated by evaluating their claims and, when appropriate, vindicating their rights through the litigation process.

We believe that our history of representing both employers and employees gives our attorneys unique insight into the perspectives and strategies of the opposing side. As a result, our attorneys are better able to assess the strengths and weaknesses of cases, leading to more efficient and effective client representation in court, as well as during any settlement negotiations. We pride ourselves in being both zealous and efficient as we employ our solutions-oriented focus to effectively achieve each client's goals.

Our attorneys offer a free initial consultation for prospective clients during which we evaluate client needs and ensure a full understanding of the services and potential solutions that the Firm can provide. Feel free to contact us to learn more about how we can help you.

The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates
Ben Wyatt

Founder and managing partner Ben Wyatt assists employers and employees by ensuring compliance with relevant employment-related legal obligations through both wise advice and representation during the litigation process.

Ben assists large and small employers with developing practical solutions to the challenges of the modern workplace. He also provides dedicated trial representation to employees who believe their rights have been violated through wrongful termination or other hostile workplace actions, including harassment, discrimination, and retaliation. Additionally, Ben assists both employers and employees in evaluating legal wage & hour obligations and addressing potential violations of applicable pay requirements. Based on his broad experience representing both employers and employees, Ben is able to provide his clients with unique perspectives and insights concerning the strategies of opposing counsel during the litigation process.

Ben is a zealous advocate for his clients when litigation is necessary, but also takes time to provide clear solutions-based advice concerning all phases of the employment process. Ben has represented his clients in court and before government administrative agencies concerning numerous employment law subjects, including employment discrimination, disability accommodation, FMLA leave administration, Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) compliance, and violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and equivalent state laws. Ben also utilizes his experience litigating class action lawsuits for the benefit of his clients.

Ben assists non-union employers with a variety of employment-focused services, including employment handbook drafting, wage & hour auditing and solutions, development of employment agreements and consulting contracts. Ben also provides employers with real-time human resources advice by answering time sensitive legal questions, running investigations, and providing counsel concerning employee questions and concerns. Ben leads numerous trainings to assist employers in minimizing risks and expanding the skill-sets of their management and HR teams.

Prior to founding Wyatt & Associates, Ben served as Senior Labor & Employment Legal Counsel at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., the tenth largest privately owned company in the United States. Earlier in his career, Ben served as a member of the labor & employment group at one of Boston's largest law firms, where he advised and represented multiple Fortune 500 companies concerning a variety of employment law matters.

Ben earned his Juris Doctor from Yale Law School, where he founded and helped to lead the Law School's Small Business Clinical Initiative, which provided a variety of legal services to small start-up businesses in economically depressed communities. Ben earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Wesleyan University, where he graduated with High Honors from the College of Social Studies.

License

Bar Number: 437487
Connecticut, 2015

Bar Number: 664182
Massachusetts, 2005

Bar Number: 20530
New Hampshire, 2011

Bar Number: 5466
Vermont, 2016

Bar Number: 6118
Maine, 2018

Bar Number: 5604590
New York, 2018

Education

Yale Law School
JD, 2005

Wesleyan University
BA,

The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates
Ben Wyatt

Founder and managing partner Ben Wyatt assists employers and employees by ensuring compliance with relevant employment-related legal obligations through both wise advice and representation during the litigation process.

Ben assists large and small employers with developing practical solutions to the challenges of the modern workplace. He also provides dedicated trial representation to employees who believe their rights have been violated through wrongful termination or other hostile workplace actions, including harassment, discrimination, and retaliation. Additionally, Ben assists both employers and employees in evaluating legal wage & hour obligations and addressing potential violations of applicable pay requirements. Based on his broad experience representing both employers and employees, Ben is able to provide his clients with unique perspectives and insights concerning the strategies of opposing counsel during the litigation process.

Ben is a zealous advocate for his clients when litigation is necessary, but also takes time to provide clear solutions-based advice concerning all phases of the employment process. Ben has represented his clients in court and before government administrative agencies concerning numerous employment law subjects, including employment discrimination, disability accommodation, FMLA leave administration, Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) compliance, and violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and equivalent state laws. Ben also utilizes his experience litigating class action lawsuits for the benefit of his clients.

Ben assists non-union employers with a variety of employment-focused services, including employment handbook drafting, wage & hour auditing and solutions, development of employment agreements and consulting contracts. Ben also provides employers with real-time human resources advice by answering time sensitive legal questions, running investigations, and providing counsel concerning employee questions and concerns. Ben leads numerous trainings to assist employers in minimizing risks and expanding the skill-sets of their management and HR teams.

Prior to founding Wyatt & Associates, Ben served as Senior Labor & Employment Legal Counsel at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., the tenth largest privately owned company in the United States. Earlier in his career, Ben served as a member of the labor & employment group at one of Boston's largest law firms, where he advised and represented multiple Fortune 500 companies concerning a variety of employment law matters.

Ben earned his Juris Doctor from Yale Law School, where he founded and helped to lead the Law School's Small Business Clinical Initiative, which provided a variety of legal services to small start-up businesses in economically depressed communities. Ben earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Wesleyan University, where he graduated with High Honors from the College of Social Studies.

License

Bar Number: 437487
Connecticut, 2015

Bar Number: 664182
Massachusetts, 2005

Bar Number: 20530
New Hampshire, 2011

Bar Number: 5466
Vermont, 2016

Bar Number: 6118
Maine, 2018

Bar Number: 5604590
New York, 2018

Education

Yale Law School JD, 2005


Wesleyan University BA,


The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates
Michael Varraso

Michael Varraso represents employees and employers in a variety of employment law related matters, including cases of harassment, discrimination, and wrongful termination. Michael also represents clients with regard to pay violations, including failure to pay overtime and minimum wage, tip pool violations, and other wage related issues. Michael assists clients in bringing and defending against cases before government administrative agencies, including the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (the "EEOC"), the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (the "MCAD"), and the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights (the "NH CHR"). If claims are not successfully resolved during the agency process, Michael will zealously represent his clients within state and federal courts.

For employers seeking to avoid legal battles before they occur, Michael Varraso also provides advice and legal services, such as comprehensive employment policy audits, to businesses to catch issues before they become problems.

Michael graduated from Northeastern University School of Law. He is admitted to the bars of New Hampshire, Connecticut, Vermont and Massachusetts.

North Eastern Law School, Juris Doctor
Champlain College, BA, Professional, Technical, Business and Scientific Writing

District Licenses: MA, NH, CT, VT, ME, NY North, NY South.

License

Bar Number: 267633
New Hampshire, 2015

Bar Number: 439521
Connecticut, 2018

Bar Number: 5766
Vermont, 2018

Bar Number: 5619291
New York, 2018

Bar Number: 6076
Maine, 2018

Bar Number: 694578
Massachusetts, 2015

Education

Northeastern University
JD,

Champlain College
BA,

The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates
Michael Varraso

Michael Varraso represents employees and employers in a variety of employment law related matters, including cases of harassment, discrimination, and wrongful termination. Michael also represents clients with regard to pay violations, including failure to pay overtime and minimum wage, tip pool violations, and other wage related issues. Michael assists clients in bringing and defending against cases before government administrative agencies, including the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (the "EEOC"), the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (the "MCAD"), and the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights (the "NH CHR"). If claims are not successfully resolved during the agency process, Michael will zealously represent his clients within state and federal courts.

For employers seeking to avoid legal battles before they occur, Michael Varraso also provides advice and legal services, such as comprehensive employment policy audits, to businesses to catch issues before they become problems.

Michael graduated from Northeastern University School of Law. He is admitted to the bars of New Hampshire, Connecticut, Vermont and Massachusetts.

North Eastern Law School, Juris Doctor
Champlain College, BA, Professional, Technical, Business and Scientific Writing

District Licenses: MA, NH, CT, VT, ME, NY North, NY South.

License

Bar Number: 267633
New Hampshire, 2015

Bar Number: 439521
Connecticut, 2018

Bar Number: 5766
Vermont, 2018

Bar Number: 5619291
New York, 2018

Bar Number: 6076
Maine, 2018

Bar Number: 694578
Massachusetts, 2015

Education

Northeastern University JD,


Champlain College BA,


The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates
Timothy Brock

Tim Brock represents employees related to a range of employment law matters related to wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, failure to accommodate disabilities, and improper retaliation. Tim also represents clients with regard to improper pay claims, including failure to pay overtime and other wage & hour violations. Tim assists clients in bringing cases before relevant government administrative agencies and courts, including the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights, and other agencies. When an amicable settlement cannot be reached, Tim also vigorously pursues the cases of his clients within state and federal courts.

Before joining the Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates P.L.L.C., Tim Brock assisted in the representation of plaintiffs in personal injury law suits at a Boston area law firm and also represented clients in discrimination, social security insurance, and unemployment cases. In addition, Tim previously served in the Harvard Prison Legal Assistance Project, where he defended Massachusetts state prisoners in disciplinary hearings.

Tim graduated cum laude from Boston University School of Law. He is admitted to practice in the bars of Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont, Maine and New Hampshire.

Boston University of Law, Juris Doctor
University of New Hampshire, Bachelor of Arts, History and Justice Studies

District Licenses: MA, NH, CT, VT, NY North, South, East, West.

License

Bar Number: 5614151
New York, 2018

Bar Number: 695971
Massachusetts, 2016

Bar Number: 268403
New Hampshire, 2016

Bar Number: 439300
Connecticut, 2017

Bar Number: 5765
Vermont, 2018

Bar Number: 6075
Maine, 2018

Education

Boston University
JD,

University of New Hampshire
BA,

The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates
Timothy Brock

Tim Brock represents employees related to a range of employment law matters related to wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, failure to accommodate disabilities, and improper retaliation. Tim also represents clients with regard to improper pay claims, including failure to pay overtime and other wage & hour violations. Tim assists clients in bringing cases before relevant government administrative agencies and courts, including the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights, and other agencies. When an amicable settlement cannot be reached, Tim also vigorously pursues the cases of his clients within state and federal courts.

Before joining the Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates P.L.L.C., Tim Brock assisted in the representation of plaintiffs in personal injury law suits at a Boston area law firm and also represented clients in discrimination, social security insurance, and unemployment cases. In addition, Tim previously served in the Harvard Prison Legal Assistance Project, where he defended Massachusetts state prisoners in disciplinary hearings.

Tim graduated cum laude from Boston University School of Law. He is admitted to practice in the bars of Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont, Maine and New Hampshire.

Boston University of Law, Juris Doctor
University of New Hampshire, Bachelor of Arts, History and Justice Studies

District Licenses: MA, NH, CT, VT, NY North, South, East, West.

License

Bar Number: 5614151
New York, 2018

Bar Number: 695971
Massachusetts, 2016

Bar Number: 268403
New Hampshire, 2016

Bar Number: 439300
Connecticut, 2017

Bar Number: 5765
Vermont, 2018

Bar Number: 6075
Maine, 2018

Education

Boston University JD,


University of New Hampshire BA,


The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates
Katherine Gabriel

Katherine Gabriel assists clients in various employment law matters, including wrongful termination, workplace harassment, unlawful discrimination, and retaliation.

Katherine is a dedicated advocate for social justice, and she strives to bring that passion into her work at Wyatt and Associates. Prior to joining Wyatt and Associates, Katherine worked as a student clinician in the South Royalton Legal Clinic providing pro-bono services to indigent Vermont residents and Vermont’s military veteran population. She also served as a law clerk in the Windham County State’s Attorney’s Office. Over the years, Katherine has volunteered for various non-profit organizations, including the USPCA and Windsor County Youth Services.

Katherine earned her Juris Doctor at Vermont Law School, where she graduated cum laude. She was the Alumni Editor of the Vermont Law Review and a member of the Moot Court Advisory Board.

License

Bar Number: 6034
Vermont, 2019

Bar Number: 6432
Maine, 2020

Bar Number: 272784
New Hampshire, 2020

Bar Number: 441352
Connecticut, 2020

Bar Number: 10165
Rhode Island, 2020

Bar Number: 5782487
New York, 2020

Bar Number: 706649
Massachusetts, 2020

Education

Vermont Law School
JD,

Bard College
BA,

The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates
Katherine Gabriel

Katherine Gabriel assists clients in various employment law matters, including wrongful termination, workplace harassment, unlawful discrimination, and retaliation.

Katherine is a dedicated advocate for social justice, and she strives to bring that passion into her work at Wyatt and Associates. Prior to joining Wyatt and Associates, Katherine worked as a student clinician in the South Royalton Legal Clinic providing pro-bono services to indigent Vermont residents and Vermont’s military veteran population. She also served as a law clerk in the Windham County State’s Attorney’s Office. Over the years, Katherine has volunteered for various non-profit organizations, including the USPCA and Windsor County Youth Services.

Katherine earned her Juris Doctor at Vermont Law School, where she graduated cum laude. She was the Alumni Editor of the Vermont Law Review and a member of the Moot Court Advisory Board.

License

Bar Number: 6034
Vermont, 2019

Bar Number: 6432
Maine, 2020

Bar Number: 272784
New Hampshire, 2020

Bar Number: 441352
Connecticut, 2020

Bar Number: 10165
Rhode Island, 2020

Bar Number: 5782487
New York, 2020

Bar Number: 706649
Massachusetts, 2020

Education

Vermont Law School JD,


Bard College BA,


The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates
Chandan Panigrahi

Attorney Chandan Panigrahi represents employees on matters related to wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and improper pay. Chandan assists client in bringing and defending cases in state and federal courts, as well as before government administrative agencies, including the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”), Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (“MCAD”), Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (“CHRO”), and similar agencies. Chandan routinely handles cases involving illegal discriminatory and retaliatory behavior in the workplace due to a protected class, such as age, disability, race, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, or religion. Chandan additionally represents clients in sexual harassment claims. Whether resolving cases through litigation or resolute settlement negotiations, Chandan always zealously represents his clients.

Prior to joining Wyatt & Associates, Chandan gained experience assisting in corporate litigation for the law firm Bowditch & Dewey in downtown Boston. Chandan also previously worked in public interest-oriented law offices such as the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, a domestic violence shelter, and the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights. Past corporate internship experiences further include working as assistant counsel for entertainment firm Spartan Race, with a focus on contracts and intellectual property, and interning for Tarter, Krinsky & Drogin in Midtown Manhattan, where he focused on litigation matters.

While in law school, Chandan was elected to both the Graduate & Professional Student Association and the Student Governing Council. He further served as the president of the South Asian Law Student Association, focusing on diversity in the legal field. Chandan culminated his legal education with specialized concentrations in both Corporate Law and Intellectual Property Law.

License

Bar Number: 706849
Massachusetts, 2020

Bar Number: 273626
New Hampshire, 2020

Bar Number: 441706
Connecticut, 2020

Bar Number: 6504
Maine, 2020

Bar Number: 5853437
New York, 2021

Bar Number: 10215
Rhode Island, 2020

Bar Number: 401349
Minnesota, 2020

Education

Northeastern University Law School
JD,

The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates
Chandan Panigrahi

Attorney Chandan Panigrahi represents employees on matters related to wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and improper pay. Chandan assists client in bringing and defending cases in state and federal courts, as well as before government administrative agencies, including the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”), Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (“MCAD”), Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (“CHRO”), and similar agencies. Chandan routinely handles cases involving illegal discriminatory and retaliatory behavior in the workplace due to a protected class, such as age, disability, race, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, or religion. Chandan additionally represents clients in sexual harassment claims. Whether resolving cases through litigation or resolute settlement negotiations, Chandan always zealously represents his clients.

Prior to joining Wyatt & Associates, Chandan gained experience assisting in corporate litigation for the law firm Bowditch & Dewey in downtown Boston. Chandan also previously worked in public interest-oriented law offices such as the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, a domestic violence shelter, and the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights. Past corporate internship experiences further include working as assistant counsel for entertainment firm Spartan Race, with a focus on contracts and intellectual property, and interning for Tarter, Krinsky & Drogin in Midtown Manhattan, where he focused on litigation matters.

While in law school, Chandan was elected to both the Graduate & Professional Student Association and the Student Governing Council. He further served as the president of the South Asian Law Student Association, focusing on diversity in the legal field. Chandan culminated his legal education with specialized concentrations in both Corporate Law and Intellectual Property Law.

License

Bar Number: 706849
Massachusetts, 2020

Bar Number: 273626
New Hampshire, 2020

Bar Number: 441706
Connecticut, 2020

Bar Number: 6504
Maine, 2020

Bar Number: 5853437
New York, 2021

Bar Number: 10215
Rhode Island, 2020

Bar Number: 401349
Minnesota, 2020

Education

Northeastern University Law School JD,


The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates
William Pearson

William A. Pearson, Esq


he/him/his

Attorney William Pearson represents clients on matters related to wrongful termination, harassment, unlawful discrimination, and retaliation.

Before joining Wyatt & Associates, William served in the New Hampshire General Court for three terms as a State Representative. Upon graduating from the University of New Hampshire School of Law, William represented clients on various employment, criminal, and family law matters in New Hampshire’s state courts. William is passionate about his community and he frequently volunteers his free time to nonprofits and individuals in his area.

University of New Hampshire School of Law, Juris Doctor
Keene State College, B.A. in Political Science

State Court Admissions:
New Hampshire
Affilliations:
New Hampshire Bar Association

License

Bar Number: 272298
New Hampshire, 2019

The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates
William Pearson

William A. Pearson, Esq


he/him/his

Attorney William Pearson represents clients on matters related to wrongful termination, harassment, unlawful discrimination, and retaliation.

Before joining Wyatt & Associates, William served in the New Hampshire General Court for three terms as a State Representative. Upon graduating from the University of New Hampshire School of Law, William represented clients on various employment, criminal, and family law matters in New Hampshire’s state courts. William is passionate about his community and he frequently volunteers his free time to nonprofits and individuals in his area.

University of New Hampshire School of Law, Juris Doctor
Keene State College, B.A. in Political Science

State Court Admissions:
New Hampshire
Affilliations:
New Hampshire Bar Association

License

Bar Number: 272298
New Hampshire, 2019

The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates
Jackson Place

Attorney Jackson Place zealously represents clients on matters related to wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, and retaliation.

Prior to joining Wyatt & Associates, Jackson gained legal experience at Unitil Services Corporation, focusing on energy regulation and compliance. While in Law School at Suffolk University, Jackson was awarded a Jurisprudence Award for the Study of Evidence, and served the Vice President of the Christian Fellowship. In addition, Jackson obtained a Masters of Business Administration degree from Suffolk University. Jackson has worked with multiple technology and bio-medical start-ups providing assistance on financial matters, business plans, strategic planning, and market studies.

Suffolk University Law School, Juris Doctor, Masters of Business Administration

Grove City College, BA in Economics

Admitted: State of New Hampshire

License

Bar Number: 274596
New Hampshire, 2021

The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates
Jackson Place

Attorney Jackson Place zealously represents clients on matters related to wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, and retaliation.

Prior to joining Wyatt & Associates, Jackson gained legal experience at Unitil Services Corporation, focusing on energy regulation and compliance. While in Law School at Suffolk University, Jackson was awarded a Jurisprudence Award for the Study of Evidence, and served the Vice President of the Christian Fellowship. In addition, Jackson obtained a Masters of Business Administration degree from Suffolk University. Jackson has worked with multiple technology and bio-medical start-ups providing assistance on financial matters, business plans, strategic planning, and market studies.

Suffolk University Law School, Juris Doctor, Masters of Business Administration

Grove City College, BA in Economics

Admitted: State of New Hampshire

License

Bar Number: 274596
New Hampshire, 2021

The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates
Catherine West

Attorney Catherine West represents clients on matters related to wrongful termination, harassment, unlawful discrimination, and retaliation.

Prior to joining Wyatt & Associates, Catherine worked in the legal department at Endeavor, an agency representing clients in Television and Motion Pictures. Catherine was also part of the Executive Relations team at Harvard Business School before enrolling at New England School of Law as a Sandra Day O’Connor Merit Scholar. Catherine maintained her status on the Dean’s List throughout law school and since earning her Juris Doctor, Catherine has been using her passion for equal justice to advocate fervidly for her clients.

New England School of Law, Juris Doctor
Pepperdine University, B.S. in Business Administration

State Court Admissions:

Massachusetts
Affiliations:

Massachusetts Bar Association

License

Bar Number: 707857
Massachusetts, 2021

The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates
Catherine West

Attorney Catherine West represents clients on matters related to wrongful termination, harassment, unlawful discrimination, and retaliation.

Prior to joining Wyatt & Associates, Catherine worked in the legal department at Endeavor, an agency representing clients in Television and Motion Pictures. Catherine was also part of the Executive Relations team at Harvard Business School before enrolling at New England School of Law as a Sandra Day O’Connor Merit Scholar. Catherine maintained her status on the Dean’s List throughout law school and since earning her Juris Doctor, Catherine has been using her passion for equal justice to advocate fervidly for her clients.

New England School of Law, Juris Doctor
Pepperdine University, B.S. in Business Administration

State Court Admissions:

Massachusetts
Affiliations:

Massachusetts Bar Association

License

Bar Number: 707857
Massachusetts, 2021

Firm Overview

Our attorneys offer a free initial consultation for prospective clients during which we evaluate client needs and ensure a full understanding of the services and potential solutions that the Firm can provide. Feel free to contact us to learn more about how we can help you.

Main Office

Main Office
17 Elm St., Suite C211
Keene, NH 03431

Phone

(603) 450-1040

Fax

(603) 685-2868

Fees
Free Initial Consultation?

For employees who think they have been discriminated against, harassed, or wrongfully terminated

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Contract reviews and advice, Services for Employers

Hourly Rates

Varies

Office Information
Other Offices
  • Wyatt & Associates

    418 Broadway, 2nd Floor
    Albany, NY 12207

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates P.L.L.C. assists employees and employers in strategically navigating their employment challenges and opportunities. As part of our mission of fostering an effective work environment for all, we advise employers on proper employment policies and practices, provide wise real-time human resources support, and represent businesses faced with employment-based disputes. The Firm's experienced and compassionate attorneys also represent employees whose rights have been violated by evaluating their claims and, when appropriate, vindicating their rights through the litigation process.

We believe that our history of representing both employers and employees gives our attorneys unique insight into the perspectives and strategies of the opposing side. As a result, our attorneys are better able to assess the strengths and weaknesses of cases, leading to more efficient and effective client representation in court, as well as during any settlement negotiations. We pride ourselves in being both zealous and efficient as we employ our solutions-oriented focus to effectively achieve each client's goals.

Our attorneys offer a free initial consultation for prospective clients during which we evaluate client needs and ensure a full understanding of the services and potential solutions that the Firm can provide. Feel free to contact us to learn more about how we can help you.

The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates
Ben Wyatt

Founder and managing partner Ben Wyatt assists employers and employees by ensuring compliance with relevant employment-related legal obligations through both wise advice and representation during the litigation process.

Ben assists large and small employers with developing practical solutions to the challenges of the modern workplace. He also provides dedicated trial representation to employees who believe their rights have been violated through wrongful termination or other hostile workplace actions, including harassment, discrimination, and retaliation. Additionally, Ben assists both employers and employees in evaluating legal wage & hour obligations and addressing potential violations of applicable pay requirements. Based on his broad experience representing both employers and employees, Ben is able to provide his clients with unique perspectives and insights concerning the strategies of opposing counsel during the litigation process.

Ben is a zealous advocate for his clients when litigation is necessary, but also takes time to provide clear solutions-based advice concerning all phases of the employment process. Ben has represented his clients in court and before government administrative agencies concerning numerous employment law subjects, including employment discrimination, disability accommodation, FMLA leave administration, Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) compliance, and violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and equivalent state laws. Ben also utilizes his experience litigating class action lawsuits for the benefit of his clients.

Ben assists non-union employers with a variety of employment-focused services, including employment handbook drafting, wage & hour auditing and solutions, development of employment agreements and consulting contracts. Ben also provides employers with real-time human resources advice by answering time sensitive legal questions, running investigations, and providing counsel concerning employee questions and concerns. Ben leads numerous trainings to assist employers in minimizing risks and expanding the skill-sets of their management and HR teams.

Prior to founding Wyatt & Associates, Ben served as Senior Labor & Employment Legal Counsel at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., the tenth largest privately owned company in the United States. Earlier in his career, Ben served as a member of the labor & employment group at one of Boston's largest law firms, where he advised and represented multiple Fortune 500 companies concerning a variety of employment law matters.

Ben earned his Juris Doctor from Yale Law School, where he founded and helped to lead the Law School's Small Business Clinical Initiative, which provided a variety of legal services to small start-up businesses in economically depressed communities. Ben earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Wesleyan University, where he graduated with High Honors from the College of Social Studies.

License

Bar Number: 437487
Connecticut, 2015

Bar Number: 664182
Massachusetts, 2005

Bar Number: 20530
New Hampshire, 2011

Bar Number: 5466
Vermont, 2016

Bar Number: 6118
Maine, 2018

Bar Number: 5604590
New York, 2018

Education

Yale Law School
JD, 2005

Wesleyan University
BA,

The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates
Ben Wyatt

Founder and managing partner Ben Wyatt assists employers and employees by ensuring compliance with relevant employment-related legal obligations through both wise advice and representation during the litigation process.

Ben assists large and small employers with developing practical solutions to the challenges of the modern workplace. He also provides dedicated trial representation to employees who believe their rights have been violated through wrongful termination or other hostile workplace actions, including harassment, discrimination, and retaliation. Additionally, Ben assists both employers and employees in evaluating legal wage & hour obligations and addressing potential violations of applicable pay requirements. Based on his broad experience representing both employers and employees, Ben is able to provide his clients with unique perspectives and insights concerning the strategies of opposing counsel during the litigation process.

Ben is a zealous advocate for his clients when litigation is necessary, but also takes time to provide clear solutions-based advice concerning all phases of the employment process. Ben has represented his clients in court and before government administrative agencies concerning numerous employment law subjects, including employment discrimination, disability accommodation, FMLA leave administration, Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) compliance, and violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and equivalent state laws. Ben also utilizes his experience litigating class action lawsuits for the benefit of his clients.

Ben assists non-union employers with a variety of employment-focused services, including employment handbook drafting, wage & hour auditing and solutions, development of employment agreements and consulting contracts. Ben also provides employers with real-time human resources advice by answering time sensitive legal questions, running investigations, and providing counsel concerning employee questions and concerns. Ben leads numerous trainings to assist employers in minimizing risks and expanding the skill-sets of their management and HR teams.

Prior to founding Wyatt & Associates, Ben served as Senior Labor & Employment Legal Counsel at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., the tenth largest privately owned company in the United States. Earlier in his career, Ben served as a member of the labor & employment group at one of Boston's largest law firms, where he advised and represented multiple Fortune 500 companies concerning a variety of employment law matters.

Ben earned his Juris Doctor from Yale Law School, where he founded and helped to lead the Law School's Small Business Clinical Initiative, which provided a variety of legal services to small start-up businesses in economically depressed communities. Ben earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Wesleyan University, where he graduated with High Honors from the College of Social Studies.

License

Bar Number: 437487
Connecticut, 2015

Bar Number: 664182
Massachusetts, 2005

Bar Number: 20530
New Hampshire, 2011

Bar Number: 5466
Vermont, 2016

Bar Number: 6118
Maine, 2018

Bar Number: 5604590
New York, 2018

Education

Yale Law School JD, 2005


Wesleyan University BA,


The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates
Michael Varraso

Michael Varraso represents employees and employers in a variety of employment law related matters, including cases of harassment, discrimination, and wrongful termination. Michael also represents clients with regard to pay violations, including failure to pay overtime and minimum wage, tip pool violations, and other wage related issues. Michael assists clients in bringing and defending against cases before government administrative agencies, including the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (the "EEOC"), the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (the "MCAD"), and the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights (the "NH CHR"). If claims are not successfully resolved during the agency process, Michael will zealously represent his clients within state and federal courts.

For employers seeking to avoid legal battles before they occur, Michael Varraso also provides advice and legal services, such as comprehensive employment policy audits, to businesses to catch issues before they become problems.

Michael graduated from Northeastern University School of Law. He is admitted to the bars of New Hampshire, Connecticut, Vermont and Massachusetts.

North Eastern Law School, Juris Doctor
Champlain College, BA, Professional, Technical, Business and Scientific Writing

District Licenses: MA, NH, CT, VT, ME, NY North, NY South.

License

Bar Number: 267633
New Hampshire, 2015

Bar Number: 439521
Connecticut, 2018

Bar Number: 5766
Vermont, 2018

Bar Number: 5619291
New York, 2018

Bar Number: 6076
Maine, 2018

Bar Number: 694578
Massachusetts, 2015

Education

Northeastern University
JD,

Champlain College
BA,

The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates
Michael Varraso

Michael Varraso represents employees and employers in a variety of employment law related matters, including cases of harassment, discrimination, and wrongful termination. Michael also represents clients with regard to pay violations, including failure to pay overtime and minimum wage, tip pool violations, and other wage related issues. Michael assists clients in bringing and defending against cases before government administrative agencies, including the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (the "EEOC"), the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (the "MCAD"), and the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights (the "NH CHR"). If claims are not successfully resolved during the agency process, Michael will zealously represent his clients within state and federal courts.

For employers seeking to avoid legal battles before they occur, Michael Varraso also provides advice and legal services, such as comprehensive employment policy audits, to businesses to catch issues before they become problems.

Michael graduated from Northeastern University School of Law. He is admitted to the bars of New Hampshire, Connecticut, Vermont and Massachusetts.

North Eastern Law School, Juris Doctor
Champlain College, BA, Professional, Technical, Business and Scientific Writing

District Licenses: MA, NH, CT, VT, ME, NY North, NY South.

License

Bar Number: 267633
New Hampshire, 2015

Bar Number: 439521
Connecticut, 2018

Bar Number: 5766
Vermont, 2018

Bar Number: 5619291
New York, 2018

Bar Number: 6076
Maine, 2018

Bar Number: 694578
Massachusetts, 2015

Education

Northeastern University JD,


Champlain College BA,


The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates
Timothy Brock

Tim Brock represents employees related to a range of employment law matters related to wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, failure to accommodate disabilities, and improper retaliation. Tim also represents clients with regard to improper pay claims, including failure to pay overtime and other wage & hour violations. Tim assists clients in bringing cases before relevant government administrative agencies and courts, including the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights, and other agencies. When an amicable settlement cannot be reached, Tim also vigorously pursues the cases of his clients within state and federal courts.

Before joining the Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates P.L.L.C., Tim Brock assisted in the representation of plaintiffs in personal injury law suits at a Boston area law firm and also represented clients in discrimination, social security insurance, and unemployment cases. In addition, Tim previously served in the Harvard Prison Legal Assistance Project, where he defended Massachusetts state prisoners in disciplinary hearings.

Tim graduated cum laude from Boston University School of Law. He is admitted to practice in the bars of Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont, Maine and New Hampshire.

Boston University of Law, Juris Doctor
University of New Hampshire, Bachelor of Arts, History and Justice Studies

District Licenses: MA, NH, CT, VT, NY North, South, East, West.

License

Bar Number: 5614151
New York, 2018

Bar Number: 695971
Massachusetts, 2016

Bar Number: 268403
New Hampshire, 2016

Bar Number: 439300
Connecticut, 2017

Bar Number: 5765
Vermont, 2018

Bar Number: 6075
Maine, 2018

Education

Boston University
JD,

University of New Hampshire
BA,

The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates
Timothy Brock

Tim Brock represents employees related to a range of employment law matters related to wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, failure to accommodate disabilities, and improper retaliation. Tim also represents clients with regard to improper pay claims, including failure to pay overtime and other wage & hour violations. Tim assists clients in bringing cases before relevant government administrative agencies and courts, including the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights, and other agencies. When an amicable settlement cannot be reached, Tim also vigorously pursues the cases of his clients within state and federal courts.

Before joining the Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates P.L.L.C., Tim Brock assisted in the representation of plaintiffs in personal injury law suits at a Boston area law firm and also represented clients in discrimination, social security insurance, and unemployment cases. In addition, Tim previously served in the Harvard Prison Legal Assistance Project, where he defended Massachusetts state prisoners in disciplinary hearings.

Tim graduated cum laude from Boston University School of Law. He is admitted to practice in the bars of Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont, Maine and New Hampshire.

Boston University of Law, Juris Doctor
University of New Hampshire, Bachelor of Arts, History and Justice Studies

District Licenses: MA, NH, CT, VT, NY North, South, East, West.

License

Bar Number: 5614151
New York, 2018

Bar Number: 695971
Massachusetts, 2016

Bar Number: 268403
New Hampshire, 2016

Bar Number: 439300
Connecticut, 2017

Bar Number: 5765
Vermont, 2018

Bar Number: 6075
Maine, 2018

Education

Boston University JD,


University of New Hampshire BA,


The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates
Katherine Gabriel

Katherine Gabriel assists clients in various employment law matters, including wrongful termination, workplace harassment, unlawful discrimination, and retaliation.

Katherine is a dedicated advocate for social justice, and she strives to bring that passion into her work at Wyatt and Associates. Prior to joining Wyatt and Associates, Katherine worked as a student clinician in the South Royalton Legal Clinic providing pro-bono services to indigent Vermont residents and Vermont’s military veteran population. She also served as a law clerk in the Windham County State’s Attorney’s Office. Over the years, Katherine has volunteered for various non-profit organizations, including the USPCA and Windsor County Youth Services.

Katherine earned her Juris Doctor at Vermont Law School, where she graduated cum laude. She was the Alumni Editor of the Vermont Law Review and a member of the Moot Court Advisory Board.

License

Bar Number: 6034
Vermont, 2019

Bar Number: 6432
Maine, 2020

Bar Number: 272784
New Hampshire, 2020

Bar Number: 441352
Connecticut, 2020

Bar Number: 10165
Rhode Island, 2020

Bar Number: 5782487
New York, 2020

Bar Number: 706649
Massachusetts, 2020

Education

Vermont Law School
JD,

Bard College
BA,

The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates
Katherine Gabriel

Katherine Gabriel assists clients in various employment law matters, including wrongful termination, workplace harassment, unlawful discrimination, and retaliation.

Katherine is a dedicated advocate for social justice, and she strives to bring that passion into her work at Wyatt and Associates. Prior to joining Wyatt and Associates, Katherine worked as a student clinician in the South Royalton Legal Clinic providing pro-bono services to indigent Vermont residents and Vermont’s military veteran population. She also served as a law clerk in the Windham County State’s Attorney’s Office. Over the years, Katherine has volunteered for various non-profit organizations, including the USPCA and Windsor County Youth Services.

Katherine earned her Juris Doctor at Vermont Law School, where she graduated cum laude. She was the Alumni Editor of the Vermont Law Review and a member of the Moot Court Advisory Board.

License

Bar Number: 6034
Vermont, 2019

Bar Number: 6432
Maine, 2020

Bar Number: 272784
New Hampshire, 2020

Bar Number: 441352
Connecticut, 2020

Bar Number: 10165
Rhode Island, 2020

Bar Number: 5782487
New York, 2020

Bar Number: 706649
Massachusetts, 2020

Education

Vermont Law School JD,


Bard College BA,


The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates
Chandan Panigrahi

Attorney Chandan Panigrahi represents employees on matters related to wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and improper pay. Chandan assists client in bringing and defending cases in state and federal courts, as well as before government administrative agencies, including the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”), Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (“MCAD”), Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (“CHRO”), and similar agencies. Chandan routinely handles cases involving illegal discriminatory and retaliatory behavior in the workplace due to a protected class, such as age, disability, race, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, or religion. Chandan additionally represents clients in sexual harassment claims. Whether resolving cases through litigation or resolute settlement negotiations, Chandan always zealously represents his clients.

Prior to joining Wyatt & Associates, Chandan gained experience assisting in corporate litigation for the law firm Bowditch & Dewey in downtown Boston. Chandan also previously worked in public interest-oriented law offices such as the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, a domestic violence shelter, and the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights. Past corporate internship experiences further include working as assistant counsel for entertainment firm Spartan Race, with a focus on contracts and intellectual property, and interning for Tarter, Krinsky & Drogin in Midtown Manhattan, where he focused on litigation matters.

While in law school, Chandan was elected to both the Graduate & Professional Student Association and the Student Governing Council. He further served as the president of the South Asian Law Student Association, focusing on diversity in the legal field. Chandan culminated his legal education with specialized concentrations in both Corporate Law and Intellectual Property Law.

License

Bar Number: 706849
Massachusetts, 2020

Bar Number: 273626
New Hampshire, 2020

Bar Number: 441706
Connecticut, 2020

Bar Number: 6504
Maine, 2020

Bar Number: 5853437
New York, 2021

Bar Number: 10215
Rhode Island, 2020

Bar Number: 401349
Minnesota, 2020

Education

Northeastern University Law School
JD,

The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates
Chandan Panigrahi

Attorney Chandan Panigrahi represents employees on matters related to wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and improper pay. Chandan assists client in bringing and defending cases in state and federal courts, as well as before government administrative agencies, including the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”), Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (“MCAD”), Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (“CHRO”), and similar agencies. Chandan routinely handles cases involving illegal discriminatory and retaliatory behavior in the workplace due to a protected class, such as age, disability, race, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, or religion. Chandan additionally represents clients in sexual harassment claims. Whether resolving cases through litigation or resolute settlement negotiations, Chandan always zealously represents his clients.

Prior to joining Wyatt & Associates, Chandan gained experience assisting in corporate litigation for the law firm Bowditch & Dewey in downtown Boston. Chandan also previously worked in public interest-oriented law offices such as the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, a domestic violence shelter, and the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights. Past corporate internship experiences further include working as assistant counsel for entertainment firm Spartan Race, with a focus on contracts and intellectual property, and interning for Tarter, Krinsky & Drogin in Midtown Manhattan, where he focused on litigation matters.

While in law school, Chandan was elected to both the Graduate & Professional Student Association and the Student Governing Council. He further served as the president of the South Asian Law Student Association, focusing on diversity in the legal field. Chandan culminated his legal education with specialized concentrations in both Corporate Law and Intellectual Property Law.

License

Bar Number: 706849
Massachusetts, 2020

Bar Number: 273626
New Hampshire, 2020

Bar Number: 441706
Connecticut, 2020

Bar Number: 6504
Maine, 2020

Bar Number: 5853437
New York, 2021

Bar Number: 10215
Rhode Island, 2020

Bar Number: 401349
Minnesota, 2020

Education

Northeastern University Law School JD,


The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates
William Pearson

William A. Pearson, Esq


he/him/his

Attorney William Pearson represents clients on matters related to wrongful termination, harassment, unlawful discrimination, and retaliation.

Before joining Wyatt & Associates, William served in the New Hampshire General Court for three terms as a State Representative. Upon graduating from the University of New Hampshire School of Law, William represented clients on various employment, criminal, and family law matters in New Hampshire’s state courts. William is passionate about his community and he frequently volunteers his free time to nonprofits and individuals in his area.

University of New Hampshire School of Law, Juris Doctor
Keene State College, B.A. in Political Science

State Court Admissions:
New Hampshire
Affilliations:
New Hampshire Bar Association

License

Bar Number: 272298
New Hampshire, 2019

The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates
William Pearson

William A. Pearson, Esq


he/him/his

Attorney William Pearson represents clients on matters related to wrongful termination, harassment, unlawful discrimination, and retaliation.

Before joining Wyatt & Associates, William served in the New Hampshire General Court for three terms as a State Representative. Upon graduating from the University of New Hampshire School of Law, William represented clients on various employment, criminal, and family law matters in New Hampshire’s state courts. William is passionate about his community and he frequently volunteers his free time to nonprofits and individuals in his area.

University of New Hampshire School of Law, Juris Doctor
Keene State College, B.A. in Political Science

State Court Admissions:
New Hampshire
Affilliations:
New Hampshire Bar Association

License

Bar Number: 272298
New Hampshire, 2019

The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates
Jackson Place

Attorney Jackson Place zealously represents clients on matters related to wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, and retaliation.

Prior to joining Wyatt & Associates, Jackson gained legal experience at Unitil Services Corporation, focusing on energy regulation and compliance. While in Law School at Suffolk University, Jackson was awarded a Jurisprudence Award for the Study of Evidence, and served the Vice President of the Christian Fellowship. In addition, Jackson obtained a Masters of Business Administration degree from Suffolk University. Jackson has worked with multiple technology and bio-medical start-ups providing assistance on financial matters, business plans, strategic planning, and market studies.

Suffolk University Law School, Juris Doctor, Masters of Business Administration

Grove City College, BA in Economics

Admitted: State of New Hampshire

License

Bar Number: 274596
New Hampshire, 2021

The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates
Jackson Place

Attorney Jackson Place zealously represents clients on matters related to wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, and retaliation.

Prior to joining Wyatt & Associates, Jackson gained legal experience at Unitil Services Corporation, focusing on energy regulation and compliance. While in Law School at Suffolk University, Jackson was awarded a Jurisprudence Award for the Study of Evidence, and served the Vice President of the Christian Fellowship. In addition, Jackson obtained a Masters of Business Administration degree from Suffolk University. Jackson has worked with multiple technology and bio-medical start-ups providing assistance on financial matters, business plans, strategic planning, and market studies.

Suffolk University Law School, Juris Doctor, Masters of Business Administration

Grove City College, BA in Economics

Admitted: State of New Hampshire

License

Bar Number: 274596
New Hampshire, 2021

The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates
Catherine West

Attorney Catherine West represents clients on matters related to wrongful termination, harassment, unlawful discrimination, and retaliation.

Prior to joining Wyatt & Associates, Catherine worked in the legal department at Endeavor, an agency representing clients in Television and Motion Pictures. Catherine was also part of the Executive Relations team at Harvard Business School before enrolling at New England School of Law as a Sandra Day O’Connor Merit Scholar. Catherine maintained her status on the Dean’s List throughout law school and since earning her Juris Doctor, Catherine has been using her passion for equal justice to advocate fervidly for her clients.

New England School of Law, Juris Doctor
Pepperdine University, B.S. in Business Administration

State Court Admissions:

Massachusetts
Affiliations:

Massachusetts Bar Association

License

Bar Number: 707857
Massachusetts, 2021

The Law Offices of Wyatt & Associates
Catherine West

Attorney Catherine West represents clients on matters related to wrongful termination, harassment, unlawful discrimination, and retaliation.

Prior to joining Wyatt & Associates, Catherine worked in the legal department at Endeavor, an agency representing clients in Television and Motion Pictures. Catherine was also part of the Executive Relations team at Harvard Business School before enrolling at New England School of Law as a Sandra Day O’Connor Merit Scholar. Catherine maintained her status on the Dean’s List throughout law school and since earning her Juris Doctor, Catherine has been using her passion for equal justice to advocate fervidly for her clients.

New England School of Law, Juris Doctor
Pepperdine University, B.S. in Business Administration

State Court Admissions:

Massachusetts
Affiliations:

Massachusetts Bar Association

License

Bar Number: 707857
Massachusetts, 2021

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