Stephen Sommers, Esq.

Settlement Attorney

Stephen Sommers, Esq., is a Settlement Attorney specializing in the practice areas of Wrongful Termination, Wage theft, Sexual Harassment, ADA, Wage and Hour, Disability discrimination, Employee Privacy, Retaliation, Employee Agreements, General Advice and Consultations. With 21 years of experience in litigation, Stephen brings a unique perspective to his practice, shaped by his background as a union organizer and Peace Corps volunteer. Mr. Sommers has been fighting for workers since he was a young union organizer in the early 1990s, instilling in him a deep commitment to social justice. He served in the Peace Corps in Chad, Africa, further enhancing his understanding of global issues and reinforcing his dedication to serving marginalized communities. A graduate of Northeastern School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts, he focused on representing workers who were mistreated and in need of strong representation. Mr. Sommers is well-equipped to advocate for the rights of his clients.  

As a member of CELA, Mr. Sommers has secured notable settlements, including a $10 million class action for home care workers. Mr. Sommers was selected as a Rising Star attorney in 2010-2011 and honored by Super Lawyers in their exclusive list of top-rated attorneys from 2014-2017. His professional philosophy revolves around empowering workers and standing up against bullies. Inspired by a desire to combat injustice, Mr. Sommers became an attorney to represent workers with a stronger voice. His personal quote reflects his commitment to giving workers their power back:  

“Employment lawyers give abused workers a new chance to move on from a bad situation and into a good one. We give workers their power back.” 

Beyond his legal practice, Mr. Sommers enjoys spending time with his family, such as joining his 6-year-old daughter at her Christmas pageant for a special daddy-daughter dance. Stephen is also a sports and music fanatic and enjoys going to games and watching his favorite bands live. His dedication to serving his community extends to pro bono work and active participation in local initiatives.