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Fiduciary Duties: Expansion of Protections for Shareholder-Professionals

By David I. Brody and Nancy S. Shilepsky on June 18, 2019
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As a general rule in Massachusetts, the officers and directors of a corporation do not owe fiduciary duties to individual... Read More »

Our “Top Five to Ten” List of Important Recent Cases

By Sherin and Lodgen on June 18, 2019
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In order to keep our readers abreast of recent developments and legal trends, we are continuing our “top five to... Read More »

The Embattled Executive: Strategies for Protecting Compensation and Careers

By Brian J. MacDonough and Jaclyn L. McNeely on June 18, 2019
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In the not so distant past, it was not uncommon for successful executives and professionals to spend decades, if not... Read More »

Sherin and Lodgen’s Employment Law Department Recognized by Chambers USA

By Sherin and Lodgen on April 29, 2019
2019 Chambers Top Ranked

Sherin and Lodgen LLP was recently ranked for Labor & Employment: Mainly Plaintiffs Representation in the 2019 edition of Chambers... Read More »

Our “Top Five to Ten” List of Important Recent Cases

By Sherin and Lodgen on March 11, 2019
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In an effort to keep our newsletter readers abreast of recent developments and legal trends, we are continuing our “top... Read More »

“But I Can’t Prove It.” Yes You Can, With Circumstantial Evidence

By David I. Brody and Jaclyn L. McNeely on March 11, 2019
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It is impossible to count the number of times we have heard an employee say, “I know something is wrong... Read More »

Proposed Changes to the MCAD’s Procedural Regulations

By Brian J. MacDonough and Jaclyn L. McNeely on March 11, 2019
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The Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (“MCAD”) recently released new draft procedural regulations, which aim to substantially overhaul the existing ones... Read More »

High Court Reinforces Discrimination Is About More Than Money

By Brian J. MacDonough and David I. Brody on March 11, 2019
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Discrimination in the workplace can take many forms and present itself in countless ways. Many people mistakenly believe that discrimination... Read More »

UPDATE: IRS Says NDAs Don’t Prevent Plaintiffs from Deducting Attorneys’ Fees in Sexual Harassment Settlements

By David I. Brody on March 11, 2019
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The 2017 Tax Cuts and Job Act (the “Act”), contained troubling language for plaintiffs seeking to settle sexual harassment claims... Read More »

Sherin and Lodgen Employment Blog Receives “Go-To Thought Leadership Award” from the National Law Review

By Sherin and Lodgen on January 10, 2019
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Sherin and Lodgen LLP has received a 2018 “Go-To Thought Leadership Award” from the National Law Review for its employment... Read More »