Payal Salsburg Presents as Panelist on Building Legal Networks

Payal Salsburg shares her experience in a recent Boston Bar Association webinar entitled, “Building and Maintaining Your Legal Network While Working Remotely/Hybrid.” Payal and her co-presenters discussed building and maintaining a network in the legal community while working remotely or in a hybrid setting.

Payal Salsburg Presents Webinar on Networking in a Remote/Hybrid Environment

Payal Salsburg co-presents a Boston Bar Association webinar entitled, “Maintaining Your Legal Network While Working Remotely/Hybrid.”  Networking is more important than ever now that professionals are scattered across the remote/hybrid work setting. Listen in on a lively conversation between senior attorneys and an experienced marketing professional. Together, they will offer solutions and tips for navigating this new type of networking.

This program is sponsored by the Women’s Leadership and Advancement Forum, the Senior Associates Forum, the New Lawyers Forum and the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Section. It takes place on Monday, April 25th from 2-3pm on Zoom.

Payal Salsburg Presents on BBA Virtual CLE Program

Payal Salsburg will present a virtual CLE program with the Boston Bar Association entitled “Common Pitfalls of a Senior Associate: Ethics and Conflicts Refresher.” Payal and two co-presenters will discuss how staying up to date on ethical issues is critical to professional advancement in the legal profession.  A practical refresher course on ethics and conflicts, senior associates will learn how to avoid common mistakes that can have serious consequences. The panelists will also cover topics such as confidentiality, privilege, client communication and conflicts of interest among others.

The panel will take place on February 2nd at 1:00pm and will be held virtually by Zoom.

Payal Salsburg Speaks on Chapter 93A Claims Webinar Panel

Partner, Payal Salsburg, is a panelist for a Boston Bar Association’s webinar entitled “Chapter 93A Claims– Mastery of Critical Issues” on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at noon.  In this interactive zoom discussion, the panelists will cover the full range of Chapter 93A claims in both the business and consumer context. The discussion will discuss how Chapter 93A claims involve powerful remedies and a relatively broad scope of potentially cognizable misconduct. Listen to leading 93A attorneys as they unpack the critical issues surrounding Chapter 93A while focusing largely on claims in the commercial environment.  This program is sponsored by the BBA’s Business and Commercial Litigation section.

Laredo & Smith Attorneys Make Boston Magazine’s Inaugural Top Lawyers List

The firm is pleased to be well represented in the Boston magazine’s inaugural Top Lawyers list. Marc Laredo, Mark Smith, Payal Salsburg, Brendan Cox and Jessica Conklin are all named to the 2021 list.

The firm’s attorneys were listed in the following categories:

Boston magazine, in partnership with DataJoe Research, invited lawyers representing the publication’s readership area to nominate up to 3 of their peers in a select number of law specialty areas. The top vote-getters were reviewed by an advisory board of select lawyers, chosen for credentials and the high number of votes they received.

Laredo & Smith Attorneys Named to Annual Super Lawyers Listing in Massachusetts

Laredo & Smith is pleased to announce that many of the firm’s attorneys are named to Super Lawyers for 2021. Marc Laredo, Mark Smith, Matt Kane, Payal Salsburg, Jessica Conklin and Brendan Cox are all named to the 2021 Super Lawyers list in the following categories:

  • Marc Laredo is recognized for Business Litigation and Closely-Held Business
  • Mark Smith is recognized for Business Litigation and Criminal Defense: White Collar Crime
  • Matt Kane is recognized for Business Litigation, Banking, Appellate and General Litigation
  • Payal Salsburg is recognized for Business Litigation and Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Jessica Conklin in recognized for White Collar Crime, Schools and Education and Business Litigation

Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country.

Payal Salsburg Named Co-Chair of BBA Litigation Section

Partner Payal Salsburg is serving as the Boston Bar Association’s 2021-2022 Business & Commercial Litigation Section Co-Chair. This committee provides members of the BBA a place to discuss the area of practice and learn more about their shared interest in business and commercial litigation. Payal and her co-chair will provide leadership and educational programming to this group of attorneys to further their learning across a wide range of relevant topic areas.

Payal Salsburg Moderates Business Litigation Session Year In Review Program

Payal Salsburg co-moderates an upcoming program for the Business Litigation Session of the Suffolk Superior Court, or BLS. The BLS provides a dedicated forum for business and commercial cases in Massachusetts and its’ justices will review major developments over the last year, including significant business litigation trends, case decisions, COVID impacts on court processes, and electronic filing. They will also discuss expectations for the year ahead.  This is a virtual event which takes place on Wednesday, June 16th from 4-5pm.  Learn more by joining in this conversation.

Payal Salsburg Moderates Virtual Courtroom Series Program for Women’s Bar Association

Payal Salsburg is moderating a Women In the Courtroom Committee Virtual Courtroom Series program entitled, “Perspective of the Juror” on Wednesday, June 30th at 530pm via zoom. The panelists include women attorneys Lisa Wood of Foley Hoag and Victoria Mair of Meehan, Boyle, Black & Bogdanow, PC.  They will examine remote proceedings in the courtroom from the perspective of jurors as well as trying a case before a remote jury.

To register for this event, please click here for the WBA website.

Payal Salsburg Speaks on Technology Continuity for Post-Pandemic Legal Proceedings

Payal Salsburg joins an upcoming Boston Bar Association virtual panel discussion entitled: “Restrictions are Loosening. What Will Your Depositions, Arbitrations and Trials Look Like?” on Thursday, June 10th from 1-2pm.

Payal joins Judge Maynard M. Kirpalani of the Norfolk County Superior Court, as well as O’Brien & Levine’s Deb Curran and Kenny Zais for this forward-looking presentation. The group will discuss a range of topics related to both in-person and remote proceedings as courts across the Commonwealth evaluate resuming pre-pandemic procedures for litigation matters. The panel will talk about the kinds of questions lawyers should ask their court reporters, as well as the court’s expectations of, and advice for, litigators as they navigate this transitional time. The panelists will also share practical technology solutions, procedures for in-person and remote proceedings, as well as the pitfalls to avoid during proceedings in the future, whether entirely remote or hybrid.