LABOR ATTORNEY AWARD
Shelley B. Kroll, Esq Shelley joined Segal Roitman in 1985, becoming a partner in the firm in 1992. She knew Segal Roitman was the place for her after spending a semester working there while attending Boston College Law School. After graduating from BC summa cum laude in 1984, Shelley served as a law clerk for Edward Hennessey, then Chief Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court, returning to Segal Roitman at the year’s end. Her union clients represent workers in a wide range of industries, including garment shops, distribution centers, industrial laundries, food service, manufacturing, telecommunications, and academia.
Shelley practices law wherever her clients need her including at the negotiating table, before the National Labor Relations Board, in arbitrations, court litigation and before administrative agencies. She is a frequent speaker at labor law educational programs, conferences of AFL-CIO lawyers, and union-sponsored training classes. Shelley grew up in Detroit, in a family strongly identified with the labor movement.
She attended the University of Michigan where she received both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Before attending law school, she taught UAW members at Wayne State University’s Labor Program, and later worked as a machinist at General Electric in Lynn. She and her husband Richard Feigenberg live in Medford. Richard recently retired as a teacher in the Cambridge Public School system. She is the proud mother of Ben, an assistant professor at the University of Illinois-Chicago, daughter-in-law Swapna , a Yale law student, and daughter Emily, a community care worker and graduate student at the Simmons College School of Social Work.