Adam J. Shafran became a partner in the firm in 2011. Mr. Shafran specializes in prevailing wage litigation brought on behalf of workers in a variety of industries including construction, sewer maintenance, school bus transportation, catch basin cleaning, heavy equipment operation, garbage and recycling collection, and tree removal and trimming. Mr. Shafran has successfully litigated overtime disputes, minimum wage violations, meal break violations, tip statute violations, independent contractor misclassifications, non-compete agreement disputes, breaches of employment contracts and employment discrimination cases. Mr. Shafran also provides estate planning services to individuals and families. Mr. Shafran received his law degree cum laude from New England School of Law in 2007 and his B.A. from the University of Iowa. Before joining Ellis & Shafran, Mr. Shafran served as a Massachusetts Superior Court law clerk, where he worked closely with a number of Superior Court judges. Adam is an avid Chicago sports fan and an ardent Chicago Cubs fan.