Gavriela M. Bogin-Farber

Gavriela M. Bogin-Farber


Pronouns: she, her, hers

Overview & Experience

Gavriela M. Bogin-Farber represents individuals in all aspects of employment negotiations and litigation, including discrimination, wage and hour disputes, retaliation, and wrongful termination.

Gavi has litigated cases before the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and in state and federal court. She also advises professionals and executives regarding separation agreements, employment agreements, and ongoing workplace issues. She was elected President of the Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association (MELA), an organization of over 160 attorneys committed to advancing employee rights.

Prior to joining the firm, Gavi was an associate at another Boston law firm specializing in plaintiff’s employment law. Now, she is a member of the firm’s award-winning Employment Law Department – ranked by Chambers USA for “Labor and Employment: Mainly Plaintiff’s Representation” in Massachusetts and by U.S. News and World Reports “Best Law Firms” for “Employment Law: Individuals” and “Litigation – Labor and Employment.”

Insights & Activities


  • Super Lawyers “Rising Star” since 2016
  • Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch” list

Speaking Engagements & Publications

  • “Employment Law Update,” 42nd Annual Labor & Employment Conference, panelist, MBA, June 17, 2021
  • Legal Issues in Returning to the Office in the Post-Pandemic World,” speaker, MCLE, June 14, 2021
  • “COBRA subsidy in the American Rescue Plan Act,” speaker, MELA, May 18, 2021
  • Working with MBC: Know Your Rights,” speaker, Dana-Farber’s EMBRACE Metastatic Breast Cancer Virtual Forum Series, January 6, 2021
  • “Counter Claims and the Anti-SLAPP Statute,” panelist, BBA, October 2020
  • “Employment Contracts,” co-author, Massachusetts Employment Law, MCLE, 2–i (5th Ed.), 2019
  • “Gender Discrimination,” co-author, Massachusetts Employment Law, MCLE, 6-i (5th Ed.), 2019
  • “The MCAD: Tips to Better Your Practice, and Interactive Question & Answer Session,” moderator, MCLE 21st Annual Employment Law Conference, December 2018
  • “ABA/NUSL Labor & Employment Panel,” panelist, Northeastern Law School, October 2018
  • “Meet the Commissioners of the MCAD Roundtable,” co-chair, MBA, November 2017
  • “Employee Rights Training,” co-chair, BBA, November 2017
  • “Practicing with Professionalism Course for New Lawyers,” panelist, BBA, February 2016
  • “Know Your Rights,” panelist, Greater Boston Legal Services, October 2014
  • “Birth Certificate Challenges for Children of Immigrants: Unintended Consequences of Anti-Immigrant Restrictionism,” 16 Latino L. Rev. 169, 2013
  • “Disparities in Health, Disparities in Law: The Global Potential of Individual Advocacy,” co-author, Health Capital and Sustainable Socioeconomic Development, 419 (Patricia A. Cholewka and Mitra M. Motlagh), 2008


  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association (MELA)
    • President, June 2020 – present
    • Vice President, 2018-2020
    • Executive Board Members/Program Committee Co-Chair, 2016-2018
  • National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA)
  • Women’s Bar Association