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

Non-Competition Agreements: The Material Change Doctrine is Alive and Well

By Brian J. MacDonough on February 19, 2021
For years now, it seems that every annual “hot topics & trends” list within the legal and business community has...

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

By Gavriela M. Bogin-Farber on February 19, 2021
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As we turn the page on 2020, we offer a brief look back at several significant employment decisions over the...

David I. Brody published in Workforce on the latest employment law cases and developments

By Sherin and Lodgen on August 12, 2020
David I. Brody, partner in the firm’s Employment Department, was published in Workforce on July 31, 2020. His article, “The top 7...

Sherin and Lodgen Employment Department and Essex Partners host webinar on hot topics in employment law during the COVID-19 pandemic

By Sherin and Lodgen on August 10, 2020
The Sherin and Lodgen Employment Department, in collaboration with Essex Partners, hosted a webinar titled, "Employment Hot Topics in the...

David I. Brody quoted in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly on whether attorneys’ fees should be included in calculating amount-in-controversy threshold

By Sherin and Lodgen on August 07, 2020
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David I. Brody, partner in the firm’s Employment Department, was quoted in a Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (MLW) article on August 6, 2020....