Drummond Woodsum Attorneys at Law

Portland, ME        207.772.1941
Portsmouth, NH        603.433.3317
Manchester, NH        603.716.2895
800.727.1941



ANNA B. COLE

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603.716.2895 Ext. 231 Phone
603.716.2899 Fax

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1001 Elm Street, Suite 303
Manchester, NH 03101-1845


Assistant: Darnell Filleul




PRACTICE AREAS

Employment & Labor
Collective Bargaining Conflict Management Employee Benefits
Higher Education
Indian Law
Indian Nations Labor & Employment

EDUCATION

Tulane University , J.D., cum laude, 2011

University of New Hampshire, B.A., summa cum laude, 2008


BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

Massachusetts
New Hampshire
U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire, 2011

MEMBERSHIPS

Daniel Webster-Batchelder American Inn of Court
Executive Board Member, 2012


New Hampshire Bar Association
Young Lawyers' Section Vice Chair, 2014-2015, Member 2011-2015


Leadership Greater Manchester
Class of 2015



COMMUNITY/PUBLIC SERVICE

Manchester Regional Board, Child and Family Services
  Chair (2015)


Manchester Regional Board, Child and Family Services
  Member (2012-present)


University System of New Hampshire
  Student Trustee (2007-2008)




PRACTICE AREAS

Employment & Labor
Collective Bargaining Conflict Management Employee Benefits
Higher Education
Indian Law
Indian Nations Labor & Employment

EDUCATION

Tulane University , J.D., cum laude, 2011

University of New Hampshire, B.A., summa cum laude, 2008


BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

Massachusetts
New Hampshire
U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire, 2011

MEMBERSHIPS

Daniel Webster-Batchelder American Inn of Court
Executive Board Member, 2012


New Hampshire Bar Association
Young Lawyers' Section Vice Chair, 2014-2015, Member 2011-2015


Leadership Greater Manchester
Class of 2015



COMMUNITY/PUBLIC SERVICE

Manchester Regional Board, Child and Family Services
  Chair (2015)


Manchester Regional Board, Child and Family Services
  Member (2012-present)


University System of New Hampshire
  Student Trustee (2007-2008)




Anna Cole is a member of Drummond Woodsum's Labor and Employment Group. Anna provides counseling and litigation services to public and private employers, as well as Indian nations and their enterprises, in all aspects of employment law. She represents employers in collective bargaining, contract administration, grievance and arbitration proceedings, and before the New Hampshire Public Employee Labor Relations Board. Anna advises and trains clients on workplace issues arising under the Family Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. She also reviews and drafts employee handbooks, and employer policies and procedures to ensure compliance with state and federal laws, as well as best practices. Anna also represents companies, municipalities, non-profit organizations, and schools in discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims before the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights and the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission. She presents on employment topics nationally and provides training seminars for individual clients.

Prior to joining Drummond Woodsum, Anna practiced for four years at another prominent law firm in Manchester, New Hampshire. Before entering private practice, Anna served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Chief Justice John T. Broderick, Jr., as a legal assistant for Blake J. Godbout & Associates, Boston MA; and as a legal intern at the New Hampshire Attorneys General's Office in Concord, NH.


AWARDS

  • New England Super Lawyers, Employment & Labor, Schools & Education, Employment Litigation, Rising Star 2015-2017
  • New Hampshire Union Leader's 40 Under 40 2018
Anna Cole is a member of Drummond Woodsum's Labor and Employment Group. Anna provides counseling and litigation services to public and private employers, as well as Indian nations and their enterprises, in all aspects of employment law. She represents employers in collective bargaining, contract administration, grievance and arbitration proceedings, and before the New Hampshire Public Employee Labor Relations Board. Anna advises and trains clients on workplace issues arising under the Family Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. She also reviews and drafts employee handbooks, and employer policies and procedures to ensure compliance with state and federal laws, as well as best practices. Anna also represents companies, municipalities, non-profit organizations, and schools in discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims before the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights and the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission. She presents on employment topics nationally and provides training seminars for individual clients.

Prior to joining Drummond Woodsum, Anna practiced for four years at another prominent law firm in Manchester, New Hampshire. Before entering private practice, Anna served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Chief Justice John T. Broderick, Jr., as a legal assistant for Blake J. Godbout & Associates, Boston MA; and as a legal intern at the New Hampshire Attorneys General's Office in Concord, NH.


AWARDS

  • New England Super Lawyers, Employment & Labor, Schools & Education, Employment Litigation, Rising Star 2015-2017
  • New Hampshire Union Leader's 40 Under 40 2018
NEWS

Anna Cole of Drummond Woodsum Recognized as New Hampshire Union Leader 40 Under 40 Honoree
February 2, 2018

Thirty Nine Drummond Woodsum Attorneys Are Ranked in the 2017 New England Super Lawyers List
November 1, 2017

Thirty One Drummond Woodsum Attorneys listed as New England Super Lawyers
December 19, 2016

Twenty-Eight Drummond Woodsum Attorneys Selected For 2015 Super Lawyers List
10/1/2015

ARTICLES

Poll Workers: Volunteers or Employees?
January 11, 2018

Tribal Employee Not Shielded By Sovereign Immunity
April 26, 2017

Labor & Employment Law: Regulating Weapons in Private and Public Workplaces
April 19, 2017

Maine's Recreational Marijuana Law Goes into Effect January 30, 2017
January 1, 2017

PRESENTATIONS

FLSA Traps and Trials: Training, Tips and Travel
September 12, 2017


Three Laws Employers Frequently Violate Without Knowing It
September 7, 2017


The Tribal Human Resource Professionals (THRP) Certification Summit
August 21-24, 2017


New Hampshire Principals Academy
August 16-17, 2017


NEWS

Anna Cole of Drummond Woodsum Recognized as New Hampshire Union Leader 40 Under 40 Honoree
February 2, 2018

Thirty Nine Drummond Woodsum Attorneys Are Ranked in the 2017 New England Super Lawyers List
November 1, 2017

Thirty One Drummond Woodsum Attorneys listed as New England Super Lawyers
December 19, 2016

Twenty-Eight Drummond Woodsum Attorneys Selected For 2015 Super Lawyers List
10/1/2015

ARTICLES

Poll Workers: Volunteers or Employees?
January 11, 2018

Tribal Employee Not Shielded By Sovereign Immunity
April 26, 2017

Labor & Employment Law: Regulating Weapons in Private and Public Workplaces
April 19, 2017

Maine's Recreational Marijuana Law Goes into Effect January 30, 2017
January 1, 2017


PRESENTATIONS

FLSA Traps and Trials: Training, Tips and Travel
September 12, 2017


Three Laws Employers Frequently Violate Without Knowing It
September 7, 2017


The Tribal Human Resource Professionals (THRP) Certification Summit
August 21-24, 2017


New Hampshire Principals Academy
August 16-17, 2017






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