Board Members

Patrice C. Dixon


President

Patrice C. Dixon is an associate in the Boston, Massachusetts, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses on labor and employment law, including preventative advice and counseling. Patrice represents employers in labor and employment matters, with a particular focus on traditional labor relations, including collective bargaining, contract administration, representation matters, and unfair labor practice charges. Patrice also handles administrative proceedings before the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Before joining Jackson Lewis, Patrice worked as a labor and employment attorney in the public sector for over five years where she counseled human resources, labor relations, and other division senior leaders on a variety of state and federal labor and employment laws. During this time, she first chaired and managed complex arbitrations with outside counsel, and handled administrative proceedings before the MCAD, the Department of Labor Relations, and the Department of Unemployment.

Patrice is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Section Council, and its Paid Family and Medical Leave Subcommittee. She is member of the Boston Bar Association's Government Lawyers Committee and served on the Women's Bar Association's Gala Committee in 2016 and 2017.

In 2021, The Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly honored Patrice as an “Up and Coming” Lawyer. She was also selected to the Boston Bar Association’s Public Interest Leadership Program Class of 2021.

Patrice received her Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of South Florida in 2006 and is a 2012 graduate of Northeaster University School of Law.

MBWA Board Members

Patrice C. Dixon

President

Desiree Murphy

Vice President

Shahria Boston

Treasurer

Danielle Johnson

Corresponding Secretary

Janette A. Ekanem

Immediate Past President

Francesse Canty

Board Member

Tara Dunn

Board Member

Tierra A. Jenkins

Board Member

LaRonica Lightfoot

Board Member

Raquel Webster

Board Member

Jasmine Wells

Board Member