While our litigators are skilled in defending and prosecuting employment matters in the courts...

they also know when and how to use alternative dispute resolution techniques such as mediation, arbitration and mini-trials to resolve disputes.

Results

No such thing as a small victory.

  • Successfully defended a Massachusetts municipality and its police department in a labor arbitration initiated by a police sergeant and his union. After an evidentiary hearing, the arbitrator found that the sergeant violated the department’s rules and regulations and there was just cause for the suspension.
  • Successfully defended a Fortune 100 company against multiple claims brought in the EEOC, MCAD, and both federal and state courts.
  • Successfully defended a major health-care institution against claims made by a physician for discrimination.
  • Won an arbitration for an executive against one of the largest financial institutions in the country, obtaining both a monetary and an important nonmonetary award.
  • Successfully prosecuted and defended numerous federal and state court actions involving non-competition agreements in a wide variety of industries, including high technology, manufacturing and banking.
  • Successfully represented a distinguished university tenured professor in an arbitration proceeding concerning disciplinary action.
  • Succeeded in a jury trial in the Business Litigation Session of the Superior Court between a majority shareholder and a minority shareholder of a close corporation involving claims of breach of fiduciary duty, shareholder status and wrongful termination. This verdict was upheld on appeal.
  • Won a $3.4MM jury verdict for the former executive director of a major Boston law firm who was terminated because of his handicap.
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March 27, 2020

Tax Credits Offered to Employers Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

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March 23, 2020

Massachusetts Temporarily Closes All Non-Essential Businesses

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March 23, 2020

Massachusetts Adopts Emergency Regulations for Unemployment Insurance to Address the Impact of COVID-19

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March 20, 2020

Paid Sick Time and Leave Amid COVID-19

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March 18, 2020

Current Recommendations to Accounting Firms During the Evolving COVID-19 Pandemic

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February 6, 2020

Department of Labor Increases Salary Level Test for Exempt Employees Under the Fair Labor Standards Act

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November 21, 2019

Davis Malm Adds New Associate to Business Litigation and Employment Practices

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November 7, 2019

Employee Handbooks: Benefits and Pitfalls for Employers in Higher Education

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November 1, 2019

Eye doctor cannot sue under Wage Act after practice breakup

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