Monica Shah focuses her litigation practice on criminal defense, employment, and Title IX matters. She has successfully handled complicated and highly-contested cases from the initial stages of investigation and discovery through trial and appeals. In the last two years, she served as lead counsel and successfully litigated and settled two cases against major universities where she represented clients who had experienced gender discrimination and sexual harassment, and she won a nearly $10.9 million jury verdict on behalf of her client in a race discrimination and retaliation lawsuit against the City of Boston, a verdict she defended in the appeals court last year.
Monica is listed in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, and was selected for the 2018 Top Women of Law list by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. In 2016, Monica was selected to the Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers . She has also been awarded the highest possible rating for professional excellence in litigation – AV Preeminent – by Martindale-Hubbell.