Gregory Paal has experience advising employers on regulatory compliance, contract matters and employment-related litigation. Greg has worked with employers both large and small to meet a variety of challenges, including implementing overtime and leave policies, drafting employment agreements and privacy policies, and resolving discrimination complaints. Prior to joining Foley & Foley, Greg worked at a boutique Boston law firm where he served as outside counsel to a variety of client companies, developed guidance on changes to the legal landscape and secured favorable outcomes for his clients through negotiation and litigation.

Greg’s law school experience included internships for the Offices of the General Counsel for two of Massachusetts’ largest employers, as well as internships with the U.S. Department of Labor and the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office. His experiences on both sides of regulatory enforcement has enhanced his skills in resolving compliance challenges. Greg graduated from Northeastern University School of Law with concentrations in labor and employment law, privacy law and health law. He is also a certified CIPP/US privacy professional with a deep knowledge of U.S. data privacy laws and their intersection with employment matters.

Prior to law school, Greg managed his family’s small business for more than six years. He uses that experience to meet clients where they are and to find practical solutions that fit the needs and values of their business.

Affiliations & Bar Memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar, 2021


  • Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, MA, J.D., 2023
  • University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, 2010
  • CIPP/US, 2021