Goulston & Storrs Attorneys Jennifer Mikels and Carla Reeves Named 2021 “Up & Coming Lawyers” by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

Goulston & Storrs Attorneys Jennifer Mikels and Carla Reeves Named 2021

Jennifer Mikels is a litigator at Goulston & Storrs, where she focuses on professional liability defense and complex commercial disputes, particularly those involving business divorces and unfair and misleading business practices. She has built a specialty defending national and regional law firms against infringement and professional liability claims, often valued at tens of millions of dollars and their clients’ professional reputations. In addition to these two core areas, Mikels has extensive litigation experience on a wide variety of general commercial matters, including breaches of contract, breaches of the implied good faith and fair dealing treaty, restrictive agreements, and Chapter 93A violations. Mikels is heavily involved with the Boston Bar Foundation and has held many committee and leadership roles in the organization. She handles pro bono affairs through Veterans Legal Services and the International Refugee Assistance Program. She received her JD cum laude from Boston University School of Law in 2011 and her BA, cum laude, from the University of Rochester in 2008.

Carla Reeves is an employment law attorney in the firm, where she focuses her work on employment disputes and advice as well as investigations. She also works with organizations across the country to develop and conduct cultural assessments and training programs on discrimination and prevention of harassment, as well as unconscious bias. Carla is a member of the company’s Inclusion Advisory Committee and Hiring Committee. She is a 2020 Fellow of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity and a member of the Board of Directors of the Boston Bar Association’s Volunteer Lawyers Project. Carla also serves on the Labor and Employment Steering Committee of the Boston Bar Association, the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association, and the Women of Color Committee of the Women’s Bar Association. Carla is a pro bono domestic abuse survivor consultant for the Women’s Bar Foundation’s Family Law Project for Domestic Abuse Survivors and has provided free employment advice to nonprofits. She got her JD from Boston College Law School in 2010 and her BA, magna cum laude Union College in 2008.

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