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’s Employment Law Department Recognized by Chambers USA

By Sherin and Lodgen on April 29, 2019
Sherin and Lodgen LLP was recently ranked for Labor & Employment: Mainly Plaintiffs Representation in the 2019 edition of Chambers...

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...

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

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

Proposed Changes to the MCAD’s Procedural Regulations

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

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...

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