Patrick J. BoydFounding Partner
Patrick J. Boyd founded The Boyd Law Group, PLLC in 2005 and is an experienced labor and employment law attorney. He has represented individual executives including many industry captains, CEOs, Fortune 100 companies and small businesses in precedent setting and often high-profile labor, employment and education law matters.
He has counseled clients on the full range of workplace law issues, including claims of wrongful discharge, harassment, wage and hour violations (including class actions) and claim of discrimination under federal, state and local laws. He has represented many executives with whistleblower and securities related actions, and in complex executive severance negotiations
Patrick also has significant experience with handling traditional labor relations matters including collective bargaining, grievance arbitrations and matters before the National Labor Relations Board.
M r. Boyd is frequently featured in the press and prominent publications. He has appeared on television including on ABC and Fox News and been quoted or featured in The New York Post, Forbes, The New York Times and The New York Law Journal. In addition, Patrick has been selected as a SuperLawyer for six years in a row and BLG was listed in the New York Law Journal for one of the largest employment law settlements in New York state for 2016.
Patrick Boyd is an active Board member for several local organizations, and is an avid guitar player. He lives in Westchester with his wife, three children, three dogs and one cat.
Patrick J. Boyd was selected as a 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyer in the Employment Litigation. Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only 5 percent of all lawyers in the State of New York receive this honor.AVVO
Patrick Boyd been awarded a perfect rating of 10 out of 10, for his exceptional legal services, by the prestigious legal resource Avvo.com®. Avvo helps people find and connect with the right lawyer through industry leading content, tools and services. Avvo provides transparent information about attorneys, with Avvo-rated profiles for 97% of practicing lawyers in the United States.New York Magazine Leaders in The Law
Selected to New York Magazine’s 2018 Leaders In The Law New York’s Leading Lawyers. This special section that features exceptional lawyers practicing in the tri-state area.
Martindale-Hubbell® Client Distinction Award
Every year since 2012 BLG has been awarded the Martindale-Hubbell® honor of distinction for client service. Less than 4% of the 900,000+ attorneys listed on martindale.com and lawyers.com have received this award. This honor has been made possible by BLG´s clients who have taken the time to provide customer feedback in the following areas:
- Communications Ability
- Quality of Service
- Value for Money
In 2016, BLG was listed in the New York Law Journal’s Top Settlements of 2016 in the employment law section for a significant settlement on behalf of a large class of women who had been subjected to discriminatory hiring practices. This special section of the New York Law Journal lauds the accomplishments obtained through settlements, mediations, and arbitrations. The attorneys and law firms highlighted in this section represent the best of the best throughout the year.
- Member of Executive Committee Board of Advisors of the Center for Labor and Employment Law at St. John’s University, School of Law
- Member of the Executive Committee for the class of 1995 at Dartmouth College
- The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
- The National Employment Lawyers Association
- The New York Section of the National Employment Lawyers Association
- The Dartmouth Lawyers Association
- New York
- Southern District of New York
- Eastern District of New York
- Western District of New York
- Northern District of New York
- District of Connecticut
J.D., St. John’s University School of Law, 2000
Law school curriculum focused on labor and employment law, and faculty research assistant for Labor and Employment Law Professor David L. Gregory.
Current and long standing Executive member of the St. John’s Labor Relations and Employment Law Society
B.A., Dartmouth College, 1995
Dual major in Literature and Government.
Current Member of the Executive Committee for the Dartmouth College class of 1995.