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Employment Law

The Firm serves as regional trial counsel for several Fortune 500 companies in claims involving employment law, discrimination litigation, and labor arbitrations. The Firm’s attorneys have substantial experience trying cases before state and federal administrative agencies and courts at trial and on appeal throughout the New England Region. These cases involve legal issues in the area of employment law including:

  • Family and Medical Leave Act claims;
  • Claims alleging discrimination based upon age, sexual orientation, national origin, gender, race, handicap, or disability;
  • Lawsuits alleging the existence of an employment contract arising out of the terms of an employee handbook;
  • Enforcement of and challenges to non-competition agreements in employment contracts; and Sexual harassment claims
Representative Employment Litigation Experience

Our attorneys have achieved the following results in notable, and sometimes ground breaking business litigation:

  • Jury trials before state and federal courts in Massachusetts and Connecticut in cases alleging various types of employment discrimination;
  • Successful argument before the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit on a novel issue regarding the scope of the FMLA;
  • Representing employers and employees before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
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