Employment Law

Massachusetts Employment Lawyers

An area leader in the practice of employment law, our Massachusetts employment lawyers, lead by Attorney Jack Merrill, help businesses and individuals navigate the morass of state and federal employment laws that make employer / employee business dealings among the most complex in Massachusetts. Our goal: that every client who retains us receives value from our services. Toward that objective, the firm offers consultative services aimed at resolving employment issues before they blossom into expensive and time-consuming litigation matters that can be difficult to control. We advise individuals and businesses on discrimination and other employment matters; draft and edit policy manuals to ensure compliance with law; provide anti-discrimination and anti-harassment training; and litigate matters in state and federal courts and at the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. The employment law department is headed by Jack K. Merrill, an experienced specialist who is known for his abilities to plan effective workplace policies, resolve disputes at early stages, and litigate discrimination and other cases that cannot be settled. Among the services our employment practice provides:

  • Consultations on discrimination and other Massachusetts employment issues
  • MCAD-certified sexual harassment and anti-discrimination training
  • Policy planning and management training for businesses
  • Drafting, editing and implementation of employment manuals and policies
  • Drafting of Massachusetts employment contracts and separation agreements
  • Drafting and enforcement of confidentiality and anti-competition agreements
  • Wage and Hour law, overtime law, and other compliance assistance
  • Litigation of planned or pending Massachusetts employment cases

With law offices in Framingham, Massachusetts and Milford, Massachusetts, our employment law lawyers provide legal services to employees, employers and businesses throughout the Boston metro west and Worcester County region including Ashland, Dedham, Framingham, Franklin, Hopkinton, Maynard, Marlborough, Milford, Natick, Needham, Newton, Shrewsbury, Sudbury, Waltham, and Worcester, Massachusetts.