Miriam J. McKendall - Holland & Knight, LLP

Miriam J. McKendall

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2009

Miriam J. McKendall is co-chair of the Education Team and concentrates her practice in employment law, education law and related litigation. She provides counseling to clients in employment related issues, such as investigation and defense of sexual harassment and discrimination claims; development of disability and reasonable accommodations policies and procedures; wage and hour compliance and defense of audits and claims; defense of claims pending at the MCAD, EEOC, DOL, OCR, DOE, and state and federal courts; OSHA compliance and litigation; negotiation and preparation of employment agreements and severance agreements; the development of workplace policies and preventative strategies for containment of potential employee claims; and training of managers and administrators. She also provides counseling to clients in matters related to higher education, including student discipline and disability, campus security and crisis management, faculty governance issues, and regulatory compliance.

Ms. McKendall is the chair of the OSHA, Workplace Safety and Whistleblower Claims Team at Holland & Knight. She completed the Occupational Safety and Health Act Forty Hour Training Course (OSHA 500) taught by the United States Department of Labor in 1994, and is a panelist on OSHA Thirty Hour Training Programs. 

Ms. McKendall frequently presents on employment compliance, student and academic matters, policy development, and compliance issues.

Brown UniversityBS Boston University School of LawJ.D.
American Bar Association Massachusetts Bar Association National Association of College and University Attorneys Federal Bar AssociationNational Association of Women in Construction

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island

Office Location

10 Saint James Avenue, 11th Floor
Boston, MA 02116
United States

Practice Areas

Education Law
Employment Law - Management