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About Gale Glazer

Email: galeglazer@aol.com   |   Phone: (617) 451-2300   |   Fax: (617) 451-6196

Areas Of Practice:
Representation in the Following Areas of Law:

  • Employment
  • Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Divorce and Other Types of Family Law and Probate
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Civil Rights
  • Whistleblower
  • Military Law

Ms. Glazer has practiced law for more than 38 years. She is a founder of and full-time attorney with the law offices of Font & Glazer. She is dedicated to providing her clients with outstanding representation. Over the course of her career, Ms. Glazer has taken on numerous difficult cases and achieved successful results.

Ms. Glazer practices in the areas of employment law, family and probate law, personal injury law, wrongful death cases and civil rights law. She also represents persons in False Claims Act cases (known as qui tam cases), which are cases brought under a federal statute that allows a whistleblower with knowledge of fraud committed against the federal government to bring suit on behalf of the federal government to recover damages. Successful qui tam actions result in the whistleblower receiving a portion of the funds recovered. In addition, in conjunction with Attorney Font, Ms. Glazer also represents clients in military law matters.

Ms. Glazer has represented plaintiffs in discrimination cases, including sex, race, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy and sexual orientation discrimination cases. She has represented plaintiffs on cases involving claims of sexual harassment, tenure and promotion, wrongful termination, retaliation, hostile work environment, and contract matters, severance issues, wage and hour issues and related issues.

She represents clients in state and federal administrative proceedings, at the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the United States Office of Special Counsel and the Merit Systems Protection Board; and she also represents clients in negotiations, mediations, trials in state and federal courts, and appeals. She is experienced in drafting employment agreements and settlement agreements.

Ms. Glazer has achieved successful results against Fortune 500 companies, universities, state agencies, and federal employers, including the Veterans Administration. Representative clients have included hotel workers, professors, doctors, police officers, correctional officers, government employees, union members and corporate executives, among other occupations.

Ms. Glazer is a long-time member of the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) and the Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association (MELA). She has served on the MELA Amicus Committee and the MELA MCAD (Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination) Committee.

In the realm of family law, Ms. Glazer represents both men and women as clients in uncontested divorces as well as in highly contested cases, including contested custody cases, removal cases, alimony and property division cases, contempt and modification cases. She has represented low income and middle income clients as well as high net worth individuals. She has worked with Guardians ad Litem, Parenting Coordinators, masters, forensic accountants, medical and mental health experts and experts in valuation of personal and real property. Ms. Glazer has also provided representation in will contests.

She was trial counsel and appellate counsel for a lesbian mother in the precedent-setting case of Doe v. Doe, 16 Mass. App. Ct. 499 (1983), which held that a parent’s sexual orientation is an insufficient ground to deny custody of a child in a divorce action. That case has been cited by litigants, courts and legal treatises over 150 times.

Ms. Glazer has also served as a mentor in family law to another attorney at the request of the Board of Bar Overseers, she has participated in the Lawyer of the Day program at several of the Family and Probate Courts; and she is also a certified conciliator for Courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Ms. Glazer has also represented clients in automobile accident cases, premises liability cases, medical malpractice and wrongful death cases. She has additionally worked with her law partner, Attorney Louis Font, on numerous military law cases at both trial and appellate levels, and on various military law administrative cases.

Ms. Glazer is admitted to practice before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, and the United States Supreme Court.

She graduated from Wellesley College and from Suffolk University Law School.