Employment Blog

Category: Cases to Note

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Not So Fast: A Cautionary Tale Regarding “Mistakes” In Employment Agreements

07/20/2021   |   BY Brian J. MacDonough

Consider the following fact pattern: Employer makes the decision to terminate a senior-level Executive. This is a without cause termination... Read More »

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

07/20/2021   |   BY David I. Brody and Gavriela M. Bogin-Farber

When we published our February newsletter, COVID-related closures were still commonplace, vaccines were only first making their way to the... Read More »

Gavriela M. Bogin-Farber quoted in Law360 article on employment rulings from the latest U.S. Supreme Court term

07/07/2021   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

Gavriela M. Bogin-Farber, senior associate in the firm’s Employment Department and president of Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association (MELA), was quoted... Read More »

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Discrimination Alert: Most Employees of Religious Institutions Remain Protected, At Least for Now

03/09/2021   |   BY Nancy S. Shilepsky

On March 5, 2021, the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts (the SJC), issued a decision that prevents religious institutions from... Read More »

Non-Competition Agreements: The Material Change Doctrine is Alive and Well

02/19/2021   |   BY Brian J. MacDonough

For years now, it seems that every annual “hot topics & trends” list within the legal and business community has... Read More »

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

02/19/2021   |   BY Gavriela M. Bogin-Farber

As we turn the page on 2020, we offer a brief look back at several significant employment decisions over the... Read More »

David I. Brody published in Workforce on the latest employment law cases and developments

08/12/2020   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

David I. Brody, partner in the firm’s Employment Department, was published in Workforce on July 31, 2020. His article, “The top 7... Read More »

Sherin and Lodgen Employment Department and Essex Partners host webinar on hot topics in employment law during the COVID-19 pandemic

08/10/2020   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

The Sherin and Lodgen Employment Department, in collaboration with Essex Partners, hosted a webinar titled, "Employment Hot Topics in the... Read More »

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

06/25/2020   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

When we published our March newsletter, we had no idea what was just around the corner – a global pandemic,... Read More »

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Brian J. MacDonough quoted in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly on damages awarded to cancer researcher for loss of laboratory

05/12/2020   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

Brian J. MacDonough, chair of the firm's Employment Department, was quoted in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly on May 7, 2020. The... Read More »

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The “Top Five Cases” We Watched in 2019

01/03/2020   |   BY David I. Brody

As we kick off the new decade, we're wrapping up the top five cases and topics of importance to executives... Read More »

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Brian J. MacDonough quoted in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly article on a recent ruling regarding implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing

12/19/2019   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

Brian J. MacDonough, co-chair of the firm’s Employment Department, was quoted in the December 12th issue of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. The article,... Read More »