Employment Litigation

Employers regularly turn to Hemenway & Barnes for litigation, mediation and arbitration counsel in such areas as:

  • Wrongful discharge
  • Discrimination
  • Sexual harassment
  • Retaliation
  • Noncompetition and invasion of privacy
  • Wage and hour disputes

In addition to appearing before state and federal courts, our litigators represent clients before the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. We also represent clients being investigated by the Department of Labor, OSHA and other government agencies, and often help clients respond to agency inquiries.

Representative Experience

Employers engaged us to represent them before the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination.  We successfully obtained multiple findings of lack of probable cause and dismissals.

Case Study: Enforcing a Non-Compete Agreement with a Former Employee

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