Attorney Jack K. Merrill

Notice of Change:

As of May 1, 2017, I have joined the law firm of Kushner Sanders Ravinal LLP (“KSR Law”), where I will continue to focus on employment law and civil litigation matters. I continue to maintain an office in Framingham, MA, where I see clients and perform other work. My main office and contact information is now as follows:

Attorney Jack Merrill
Kushner Sanders Ravinal LLP
160 Gould Street
Needham, MA 02494

New Phone: 781-418-5116
New Email:


Jack K. Merrill specializes his practice in employment law, civil litigation and small business law. He counsels companies on employment matters; drafts contracts, leases and other business/corporate documents; litigates all types of civil matters in state and federal courts; handles discrimination, sexual harassment, and other cases at the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD); litigates landlord/tenant disputes; represents local towns in municipal matters; negotiates and brings/defends enforcement actions in noncompetition disputes; provides training and other education to businesses; drafts employment manuals; and handles other matters. Mr. Merrill has an extensive background in practical and intellectual areas of civil litigation and employment law. His legal practice includes private consultations and arguments before administrative agencies and state/federal courts. He is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth’s state and federal courts.

Mr. Merrill’s non-legal experience includes work as a newspaper reporter, researcher, and workers’ compensation administrator.


Mr. Merrill is author of a quarterly employment law newsletter, writes regularly for local publications, makes presentations to groups on employment law issues, and offers educational assistance through web site and blog publications. He is president of South Middlesex Legal Services, president of the Southborough Youth Basketball Association, and a long-time member of the Framingham Rotary Club.


University of Massachusetts at Amherst, summa cum laude, 1984
Northeastern University School of Law, 1993
MCAD Discrimination Training Certified since 2004