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Shannon Liss-Riordan is a plaintiff-side employment attorney who specializes in wage and hour law. She is a national expert on class action litigation involving failure to pay wages, gratuities, overtime, minimum wage, and misclassification of employees as independent contractors. For the last ten years, Ms. Liss-Riordan has achieved pioneering successes developing the law protecting tipped employees. She has represented thousands of servers in Massachusetts and nationally in cases against restaurants, hotels, and other establishments for depriving employees of the full proceeds of customer tips or service charges. She has also won cases for skycaps, strippers, cleaning workers, truck drivers, and workers in many other industries for wage violations. In additional to her trial work, Ms. Liss-Riordan has won a number of landmark appellate rulings in Massachusetts wage and hour law. Ms. Liss-Riordan is a frequent national and local lecturer on employment law and class action litigation for the American Bar Association, National Employment Lawyers Association, Massachusetts Bar Association, and Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education. Each year since 2008, she has been selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America (Chambers) and she has been listed by the Boston Globe Magazine as one of “Boston’s Best Lawyers”; she has been named a “Super Lawyer” by Boston Magazine each year since 2005; and she was named one of ten “Lawyers of the Year” by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly in 2002. In 2009, the year she co-founded Lichten & Liss-Riordan, P.C., Ms. Liss-Riordan was included on “The Power List,” Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly’s “roster of the state’s most influential attorneys.” She was described as a “Tenacious class-action plaintiffs’ lawyer [who] strikes fear in big-firm employment attorneys throughout Boston with her multi-million-dollar victories on behalf of strippers, waiters, skycaps and other non-exempt employees.”