Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: Employment Practices Group
  • Phone: (978) 975-0080
  • Cell: (603) 490-9373
  • Website:

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Investigation and Legal

Specialty Focus:

workplace investigation, independent investigation, internal investigation, sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, EEO, human resources, HR, employment practices, termination, performance management, layoff, disability accommodation, hiring, firing


B.A. Economics, Summa Cum Laude, Boston College; J.D. Cum Laude, Suffolk University Law School

Years in Practice:


Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:


Additional Information

Julie founded EPG, a legal and Human Resources consulting firm, in 1998. As an attorney, she is admitted to practice law in MA and NH, and she has HR certifications as SPHR and SHRM-SCP. She is a frequent author, lecturer, counselor, and trainer on workplace issues. Recent Professional Highlights: • Elected Fellow to College of Labor and Employment Attorneys • Elected to be a Board Member and Annual Conference Chair for the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI), 2013-2015 • Member of AWI’s 2020 Guiding Principles Task Force • New England and MA Super Lawyer each year from 2010 to 2020. • Named Top Women Attorneys in MA, as published in Boston Magazine, from 2016 to 2020 • Certified trainer by the MCAD on harassment prevention and conducting investigations • Received certificates from T9 and ATIXA training seminars • Vice Chair of the HR Board for the Town of Wellesley, 2014 to present. • Elected to be 2010-2011 Chair of the NHBA Labor & Employment Section • Faculty member for AWI Training Institute for Workplace Investigators • Speaker at ABA’s Annual Labor and Employment conference in Nov. 2012 • Speaker at the American Institute of CPA’s conference in Nov. 2018 • Speaker at national conferences for the ABA’s Labor and Employment Section and Committee on Employee Rights and Responsibilities; BLR; AWI annual conference; and the Annual National CLE Conference in CO • Called upon to give expert witness testimony in employment litigation cases nationwide • Regular participant as speaker and moderator of programs in CLE and HR courses • Co-authored 4 op-ed pieces for Fortune 2018-2019 • Quoted in a 2/13/19 Washington Post article, “REI’s CEO and the Era of Zero Tolerance: ‘Errors of Judgment Were Made;’”11/4/19 article in Yahoo!News, by the Agency France-Press (AFP), “Workplace Romance: It’s Complicated in #MeToo Era; "SHRM’s Spring 2020 HR Magazine article, “Toxic Talk: How Should HR Handle Contentious Political Discussions in the Workplace?”