Can a Massachusetts employer fire an employee who is on authorized medical leave but uses some of the time off to go on vacation? Not without risk. A recent case from the Supreme Judicial Court warns that employers must be cautious when dealing with employees whom they suspect to be abusing their medical leave benefits. […]
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Laredo & Smith is proud to sponsor the South Asian Bar Association of Greater Boston’s Annual Gala and Awards Dinner. The event takes place on November 7th at the Mandarin Oriental in Boston. This year’s keynote speaker is Preet Bharara, the former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York.
Matt Kane is selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for his work in Commercial Litigation. Matt has been named annually since 2017, a true testament to his work in this area. Matt represents banks and other financial institutions, businesses and individuals in an array of business law […]
Laredo & Smith is pleased to announce the addition of Brendan S. Cox as of Counsel to the firm as of July 1, 2019. Brendan is a trial attorney who focuses his practice in business and employment law, as well as criminal defense. Brendan litigates all aspects of the criminal process from probable cause hearings […]
Matt Kane was selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for his work in Commercial Litigation. Matthew has been named annually since 2017. Matthew represents banks and other financial institutions, businesses and individuals in an array of business law matters and disputes concerning consumer finance, employment, construction, […]
All Massachusetts employers, regardless of the employer’s size, must begin putting into place mechanisms to implement the newly-passed Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Law, M.G.L. c. 175M (PFML). The law provides paid leave benefits for W-2 employees of Massachusetts employers. It also provides benefits for 1099 contractors if they make up more than 50% […]
Laredo & Smith is proud to sponsor the Boston Bar Association’s Law Day event. This is an exciting and one-of-a kind celebration of the Boston legal community. The 2019 Law Day event is an historic event that recognizes and celebrates the importance of the rule of law in the United States. This year’s Law Day […]
Payal Salsburg moderated a Boston Bar Association panel, “Representing Closely Held Businesses Post-Baker v. WilmerHale: A Delicate Dance” on January 7, 2019. The description provided by the Boston Bar Association reads: In Baker v. WilmerHale, the Massachusetts Appeals Court permitted minority members of an LLC to sue outside counsel for breaching its fiduciary duty by […]
Matthew Kane and Payal Salsburg co-authored a recent article for the Massachusetts Bar Association publication. The Civil Litigation Section Review is titled, “The Diminished Utility of Anti-SLAPP Motions.” In the article, they discuss the constitutional puzzle presented by the state’s anti-SLAPP statute.
Jessica Conklin presented as a panelist for the Boston Bar Association program, “Career Focus: Transition between Government and Private Practice.” The program, sponsored by the White-Collar Crime section, featured both private practice attorneys and members of the US Securities & Exchange Commission and the US Attorney’s Office. The panel discussed the transition between public and […]
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- Employers Must Be Cautious When Taking Action Against Employees Who Vacation While on Medical LeaveOctober 11, 2019 - 12:27 pm
- State-Administered Paid Family And Medical Leave Is On Its WayJune 18, 2019 - 12:19 pm
- Employer Alert: Non-Compete Reform Law Passes in MassachusettsNovember 8, 2018 - 1:39 pm
- Guarantors Beware: Guaranty May Survive Underlying SettlementMay 23, 2018 - 10:06 am
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