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Tim Powell.

Tim Powell advises employers on a broad range of labor and employment matters, including issues of hiring, discipline, and discharge; discrimination and retaliation; leaves and accommodations; wage and hour; non-competition agreements; employee handbooks; employment contracts; and severance agreements.  He represents clients in proceedings before state and federal courts and administrative agencies, including state human rights commissions, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Department of Labor, and the National Labor Relations Board.

Prior to joining The Bennett Law Firm, Tim was an associate at the Massachusetts law firm Bowditch & Dewey, LLP, practicing labor, employment, and higher education law.  Tim has published several articles with national and regional media outlets on current topics in employment law, including workplace bullying, age discrimination, sexual harassment, and non-competition agreements.  Tim holds a B.A., cum laude, in Economics from Colgate University and a J.D., cum laude, from Boston University School of Law, where he served as Note Editor for the Boston University Law Review.


2018 to Present
The Bennett Law Firm, P.A., Portland, Maine
Practice of Labor and Employment Law

2013 to 2018
Bowditch & Dewey, LLP, Framingham, MA
Practice of Labor and Employment Law; Higher Education Law; Civil Litigation

The Honorable Juan R. Torruella, United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Judicial Intern

2007 to 2010
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP, Washington, DC
Litigation Paralegal


Juris Doctor, cum laude
Boston University School of Law, 2013
Note Editor, Boston University Law Review
Writing Fellow, First Year Legal Research and Writing Program

Bachelor of Arts, cum laude
Colgate University, 2007

Court & Bar Admissions:

U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit

U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts


Community Service:

Camp Dudley, Westport, NY

  • Boston-area Alumni Liaison

The Arc of Opportunity in North Central Massachusetts

  • Board Chair, 2017-2018
  • Board of Directors, 2016-2018

Publications (Selected):

Note, Revisiting Federalism Concerns in the Offshore Wind Energy Industry in Light of Continued Local Opposition to the Cape Wind Project, 92 B.U. L. Rev. 2023 (2012) (cited by Judge Richard G. Stearns in Town of Barnstable v. Berwick, 17 F. Supp. 3d 113, 117 n.10 (D. Mass. 2014)

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