Drummond Woodsum Attorneys at Law

Portland, ME        207.772.1941
Portsmouth, NH        603.433.3317
Manchester, NH        603.716.2895
Lebanon, NH        603.448.2221
800.727.1941




ANNA B. COLE

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603.792.7412 Phone
603.716.2899 Fax

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670 N. Commercial Street, Suite 207
Manchester, NH 03101


Assistant: Darnell Filleul




PRACTICE AREAS

Employment & Labor
Collective Bargaining Employee Benefits
Higher Education
Tribal Nations Practice Group
Tribal 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

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


Webster-Batchelder Inns of Court
  Executive Board and Programming Chair (2013-Current)




PRACTICE AREAS

Employment & Labor
Collective Bargaining Employee Benefits
Higher Education
Tribal Nations Practice Group
Tribal 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

Webster-Batchelder Inns of Court
  Executive Board and Programming Chair (2013-Current)


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 2015-2018
  • New Hampshire Union Leader's 40 Under 40
  • Best Lawyers USA, Employment Law-Management
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 2015-2018
  • New Hampshire Union Leader's 40 Under 40
  • Best Lawyers USA, Employment Law-Management
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ARTICLES

Proposed ''Card Check'' Union Election Bills Historical Context for an Old Proposal
April 15, 2020

Appeal of Preve: Employer Success at Supreme Court Due to Effective Investigation and Targeted Discipline
November/December 2019

A Cautionary Tale: Public Employee Free Speech Rights under New Hampshire Law Clark v. N.H. Department of Employment Security
June 1, 2019

Understanding 'Work to Rule'
Fall 2018

PRESENTATIONS

Assessing and Resolving Workplace Conflict and Allegations
March 11-12, 2020


Update on New Employment Laws
September 12, 2019


New Hampshire Principals Academy
August 7-8, 2019


Hiring the Best Seamlessly and Without Incident: Attracting the right applicants, interviewing, onboarding, and I-9s
June 5 & 6, 2019









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