How Will The Law Protect Caitlyn Jenner From Discrimination?

Bruce Jenner’s transition from male to female has brought, perhaps, much needed attention to the struggles faced by the transgender community.  The widely celebrated debut of Caitlyn Jenner suggests that we as a society are ready to talk about the transgender community and the issues it faces.  One facet that deserves thoughtful discussion is how transgender people are protected under the law.  As it stands now, there are gaps in the law that need to be addressed before transgender people can be fully protected against discrimination.

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AiVi Nguyen practices as a trial lawyer and focuses on business litigation and employment litigation.

She represents a diverse range of clients in adversarial proceedings at the trial level in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut as well as the Massachusetts Appellate Courts and in various Federal District and Circuit Courts. She also represents clients before state regulatory and adjudicatory agencies.

AiVi is the Chair of the firm’s Diversity Committee. She is also a member of the Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee for the City of Worcester, a board member of the United Way of Central Massachusetts Board and a board member of Bottom Line’s Worcester Advisory Board.


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