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

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

By Brian J. MacDonough and Jaclyn L. McNeely on August 27, 2019
Brian J. MacDonough, co-chair of the firm's Employment Department, and Jaclyn L. McNeeley, associate, were published in a MarketWatch article...

Fiduciary Duties: Expansion of Protections for Shareholder-Professionals

By David I. Brody and Nancy S. Shilepsky on June 18, 2019
3D illustration of "FIDUCIARY DUTY" title on legal document
As a general rule in Massachusetts, the officers and directors of a corporation do not owe fiduciary duties to individual...

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...

The Embattled Executive: Strategies for Protecting Compensation and Careers

By Brian J. MacDonough and Jaclyn L. McNeely on June 18, 2019
businessman with laptop and papers in office
In the not so distant past, it was not uncommon for successful executives and professionals to spend decades, if not...

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...