Ms. Zeiler represents public and private clients in the areas of labor, employment and education law. She negotiates collective bargaining agreements and has represented clients in a wide variety of cases at arbitration, before administrative agencies, and in court. She has appeared before the Massachusetts Department of Labor Relations, Civil Service Commission, MCAD, NLRB, MSPB and FLRA.
Prior to joining MHTL, Ms. Zeiler was General Counsel at the Massachusetts Department of Labor Standards. She managed the minimum wage and prevailing wage programs, and served as legal counsel for the municipal health and safety, state OSHA, and apprenticeship programs. She consulted with the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Wage and Hour Division on administration and enforcement of wage laws and public outreach on compliance with laws.
Ms. Zeiler worked for many years for a large public sector labor union, including as Deputy General Counsel, and handled hundreds of arbitrations, unfair labor practice cases, and representation cases for municipal, state, federal and private sector members.
Ms. Zeiler is on the Executive Board of the Labor and Employment Relations Association, Boston Chapter, and was President for three years. While with the state, she served as President of the Interstate Labor Standards Association. She was on the Labor and Employment Steering Committee of the Boston Bar Association. She graduated from Mount Holyoke College with honors, and from the University of Georgia School of Law, where she served as Notes Editor of the Journal of International and Comparative Law. She is a member of the Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Georgia Bars, and is admitted to the U.S. District Court for Massachusetts and U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Third and Federal Circuits.