Practice Areas

Employment Litigation

When employment disputes arise, clients turn to our litigation attorneys for assistance in high-level, complex litigation work. Our attorneys have significant experience representing clients in state and federal courts and before state and federal administrative agencies in Massachusetts and other states including the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

Our representation includes pursuing and defending clients in matters concerning:

  • Non-competition and restrictive covenants
  • Trade secret disputes
  • Executive and professional termination disputes, including those in arbitration
  • Disputes between partners and shareholders in closely held corporations
  • Discrimination, sexual harassment, disability and leave issues, including those under Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Wrongful termination and retaliation claims
  • Whistleblower disputes

Sherin and Lodgen Successfully Defends Dental Practice in Employment and Restrictive Covenant Dispute

By Sherin and Lodgen on July 19, 2018
Sherin and Lodgen successfully defended its client, a dental practice, its owner, and two employees, against a motion for preliminary...

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

By Sherin and Lodgen on May 09, 2018
Sherin and Lodgen LLP announces that it was ranked for Labor & Employment: Mainly Plaintiffs Representation in the 2018 edition...

Look Before You Leap

By Christopher R. Blazejewski on August 07, 2017
In his latest article, Christopher R. Blazejewski discusses how to get the best employment agreement possible if you are considering joining...

Massachusetts and Rhode Island Courts Agree – and Disagree – on the Rights of Medical Marijuana Patients in the Employment Context

By Christopher R. Blazejewski on August 02, 2017
Two recent decisions by state courts in Massachusetts and Rhode Island on medical marijuana and the workplace agree on one...

Termination for Cause, Office Romance and Unexpected Forgiveness in the Courts

By Brian J. MacDonough and Nancy S. Shilepsky on June 27, 2017
Consider the following: A male executive has a long-term, clandestine affair with a young female subordinate.  The executive takes steps...

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