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If You Want Your Attorney’s Fees and Costs of Litigation, Make Sure Your Contract Clearly Calls for It

Earlier this year, the Massachusetts Superior Court held that the mere existence of an indemnification provision in a contract does not authorize the court to award attorney’s fees to the party that prevails in litigation. Instead, a clear and unambiguous “fee shifting provision” must be included in the contract before a court can require the […]

Jessica Conklin Speaks on Boston Bar Association Panel

Jessica Conklin presented as a panelist for a recent Boston Bar Association virtual program entitled, “Your Path to Success– Finding Your Career Path at the BBA Career Fair and Beyond.” Jessica and her panelists helped students to prepare for participating for the BBA’s inaugural Career Fair taking place on Thursday, October 20 from 4:00 PM – […]

Darshana Indira Joins Laredo & Smith

Laredo & Smith is pleased to announce the firm has added Darshana Indira as a Senior Associate to the firm. Darshana is an employment and business lawyer advising company owners, organizational leadership and c-suite executives in a broad range of employment and commercial litigation matters. In her employment practice, Darshana handles both transactional and litigation […]

Laredo & Smith Lawyers Named to 2023 Best Lawyers List and Ones to Watch

Four Laredo & Smith’s partners Matt Kane, Marc Laredo, Mark Smith and Payal Salsburg are selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Senior Counsel Jessica Conklin is named to the Best Lawyers: One to Watch© list. Matt Kane is selected for his work in Commercial Litigation again this year, […]

The Business of Litigation Session Orders the Return of an Inadvertently Disclosed Draft Letter

Marc Laredo and Matthew Kane co-authored a Boston Bar Journal article published by the Boston Bar Association.  Entitled: “The Business Litigation Session Orders the Return of an Inadvertently Disclosed Draft Letter,” it discusses the recent ruling regarding what happens when an attorney inadvertently discloses a privileged document to the opposing side. Read the full article.  […]

Payal Salsburg Moderates Virtual Career Panel

Payal Salsburg moderated a panel of legal industry leaders in the “Meet the Pros: Virtual Career Panels” program. The panelists included dynamic speakers from private practice, the Suffolk Count District Attorney’s Office and Suffolk University who discussed their career paths and provided practical tips for audience members. The program was sponsored by the Boston Private […]

Payal Salsburg Named to Boston Bar Association’s 2023 Beacon Awards Committee

Payal Salsburg is appointed to the steering committee of the Boston Bar Association’s 2023 Beacon Awards for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. The Beacon Awards recognize individuals and organizations who are forging innovative paths toward a more diverse, equitable and inclusive profession and the greater legal community. The committee work to select honorees and also handle […]