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

David I. Brody and Jaclyn L. McNeely published in CEO Today article on circumstantial evidence

By Sherin and Lodgen on October 23, 2019
David I. Brody and Jaclyn L. McNeely, associates in the firm's Employment Department, were recently published in the October issue...

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

By Brian J. MacDonough and Jaclyn L. McNeely on October 01, 2019
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The U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear three cases on October 8, 2019 that will determine whether Title VII’s...

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

By David I. Brody and Nancy S. Shilepsky on October 01, 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...

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