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Kristen Hurley is an experienced and well-regarded employment litigator in Boston and beyond.

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Practice Areas

Kristen’s employment practice focuses on the employee, representing employees in class and collective action litigation for overtime pay, minimum wages, regular wages and commissions.

As a leading class action litigator, Kristen has represented thousands of workers in certified and conditionally certified class/collective actions against Wal-Mart, Federal Express, BJ’s, Ryder and other major companies. She has also represented thousands of temporary staffing workers in wage and tip theft cases, construction workers in prevailing wage and overtime cases, call-center employees in minimum wage and overtime cases, and cable installers in overtime cases.

She is one of Boston’s most experienced and sought after employment litigators, having recovered over $50 million dollars in damages for her clients.

What Others are Saying

  • “extraordinary skill displayed in this litigation” – Judge Daniel O’Shea, Superior Court, December 8, 2020.
  • “excellent service to the class” – Judge Kenneth W. Salinger, April 24, 2018.
  • “considerable experience, reputation and ability” – Judge Michael K. Callan, Superior Court, May 31, 2017.
  • “extensive experience and success in the realm of class action lawsuit” – Judge Robert C. Cosgrove, Superior Court, July 11, 2016.
  • “eminently qualified” – Judge Bonnie MacLeod, Superior Court, June 29, 2015.


Kristen has obtained substantial results in far reaching class action litigation, including a ground breaking discrimination class action against the City of Brockton, as well as numerous other certified class/collective actions on behalf of workers across a broad spectrum of jobs, such as 93,000 workers of a Fortune 100 retail company; 748 workers at a trucking company; 2,490 bartenders, cocktail staff and banquet workers of a major staffing agency; 66 employees working in an in-house call-center of a Fortune 500 company; and 134 employees of a major retail wireless operation.


  • Suffolk University Law School - J.D.

    Cum Laude, Distinguished Oral Advocate

  • College of the Holy Cross - B.A.

Read What Judges Say About Us

extraordinary skill displayed in this litigation

Judge Daniel O'Shea

impressive scholarly expertise

Judge Joseph F. Leighton, Jr.

extensive experience and success in the realm of class action lawsuits

Judge Robert C. Cosgrove

Where to Find Us

Boston Office
585 Boylston St

Boston, MA 02116

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