Firm News

July 2014
Erin K. Higgins has been appointed to a four-year term on the Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers, effective as of July 1, 2014.
June 25, 2014
Kirsten Z. Young obtained an acquittal from a Plymouth County Superior Court Jury on a Robbery indictment.
June 24, 2014
Carol A. Starkey was a featured speaker at the June 24th MCLE, Using Social Media to Win Cases.
June 20, 2014
Ron Jacobs and Jim Kavanaugh were co-counsel for the prevailing defendant, a major defense contractor, in a putative class action in federal court in Massachusetts.
June 19, 2014
Kirsten Z. Young succeeded in reversing a civil service decision on a Plaintiffs Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings following the filing of a 30A agency appeal against the Civil Service Commission.

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March 2012
Massachusetts Prohibits Discrimination Based on Gender Identity -- Client Advisory
February 2012
Insurer Required To Pay $22.6MM for Untimely Settlement Offer -- Client Advisory
April 2011
Employers Take Care not to get Burned by Reach of the Cat's Paw -- Client Advisory
March 2011
Commercial Landlords Can be Held Liable for Unsafe Conditions Within Tenant Rental Spaces -- Client Advisory
March 2011
Insurer Must Pay Insured's Counsel a Reasonable Hourly Rate When Reserving Right to Deny Coverage -- Client Advisory

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July 2014
Hiring Now: What Every Employer and Job Seeker Should Know -- Cape & Plymouth Business Magazine
June 2014
Surprising pronouncement on forfeiture of affirmative defenses -- Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
June 2014
Law at Work: Social Media Management -- Cape & Plymouth Business Magazine
April 2014
Commission-Based Compensation Plans -- Cape & Plymouth Business Magazine
February 2014
Dress Code Regulations -- Cape & Plymouth Business Magazine

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