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Cases to Watch: United States Supreme Court to Decide Whether Title VII’s Prohibition against Sex Discrimination Protects LGBTQ Individuals

10/01/2019   |   BY Brian J. MacDonough

The U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear three cases on October 8, 2019 that will determine whether Title VII’s... Read More »

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

10/01/2019   |   BY David I. Brody and Nancy S. Shilepsky

In order to keep our readers abreast of recent developments and legal trends, we are continuing our “top five to... Read More »

Brian J. MacDonough and Jaclyn L. McNeely published in MarketWatch on protecting your career

08/27/2019   |   BY Brian J. MacDonough

Brian J. MacDonough, co-chair of the firm's Employment Department, and Jaclyn L. McNeeley, associate, were published in a MarketWatch article... Read More »

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Fiduciary Duties: Expansion of Protections for Shareholder-Professionals

06/18/2019   |   BY David I. Brody and Nancy S. Shilepsky

As a general rule in Massachusetts, the officers and directors of a corporation do not owe fiduciary duties to individual... Read More »

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

06/18/2019   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

In order to keep our readers abreast of recent developments and legal trends, we are continuing our “top five to... Read More »

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The Embattled Executive: Strategies for Protecting Compensation and Careers

06/18/2019   |   BY Brian J. MacDonough

In the not so distant past, it was not uncommon for successful executives and professionals to spend decades, if not... Read More »

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

04/29/2019   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

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

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

03/11/2019   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

In an effort to keep our newsletter readers abreast of recent developments and legal trends, we are continuing our “top... Read More »

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

03/11/2019   |   BY David I. Brody

It is impossible to count the number of times we have heard an employee say, “I know something is wrong... Read More »

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Proposed Changes to the MCAD’s Procedural Regulations

03/11/2019   |   BY Brian J. MacDonough

The Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (“MCAD”) recently released new draft procedural regulations, which aim to substantially overhaul the existing ones... Read More »

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High Court Reinforces Discrimination Is About More Than Money

03/11/2019   |   BY Brian J. MacDonough and David I. Brody

Discrimination in the workplace can take many forms and present itself in countless ways. Many people mistakenly believe that discrimination... Read More »

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

03/11/2019   |   BY David I. Brody

The 2017 Tax Cuts and Job Act (the “Act”), contained troubling language for plaintiffs seeking to settle sexual harassment claims... Read More »