Attorneys » Julie B. Brennan, Shareholder

Julie B. BrennanMs. Brennan has developed extensive experience in all areas of employment and traditional labor law, with a specific focus upon training and providing counseling services to human resources professionals and defending harassment and discrimination claims on behalf of employers. Many of the cases in which Julie has represented employers have been published and have established important principles of law in favor of employers’ interests. Julie has an AV Peer Review Rating by Martindale Hubbell.  An AV Peer Review Rating reflects the fact that a lawyer has reached the height of professional excellence and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity. Julie has been certified by the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination as a trainer on the issue of disability discrimination, and is a frequent speaker at seminars and conferences for attorneys and human resources professionals. For several years, Julie has been named one of the few “recommended” labor and employment lawyers in Boston in the Practical Law Company’s Global Counsel Handbook. For every year since 2008, Julie has been named a Massachusetts Super Lawyer by Boston Magazine and Law & Politics. For every year since 2011, Julie has been named one of the Top 50 Women Attorneys in Massachusetts by Boston Magazine.

Before joining Manchel & Brennan, P.C., Julie was an associate in the Labor and Employment and Litigation Departments of Choate, Hall & Stewart.


J.D., Suffolk University Law School,1993, cum laude; Editor, Suffolk University Law Review
B.A., College of the Holy Cross, 1989

Bar Admissions

Massachusetts, New Hampshire

Court Admissions

United States Supreme Court

U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts; U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire; U. S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit

Honors & Distinctions

2008-present, selected for inclusion in Massachusetts Super Lawyers by Boston Magazine and New England Super Lawyers Magazine