Strippers denied wages and tips. Pizza makers swindled out of overtime pay. Cleaning ladies, taxi drivers, and truckers forced to pay franchise fees while being treated like hourly employees.
From a 20th-floor office with sweeping views of Beacon Hill, Shannon Liss-Riordan and her team of lawyers have represented them all. In the three and a half years since Lichten & Liss-Riordan opened its doors, the law firm has won tens of millions of dollars for low-wage workers, often immigrants, who claim to have been wronged by their employers.