Matthew Kane Publishes Massachusetts Law Review Case Comment About Anti-Raiding Provisions

Partner Matthew Kane authored a case comment in the Massachusetts Law Review. The article is entitled Civil Law: SJC Contextualizes Anti-Raiding Provisions Automile Holdings LLC v. McGovern, 483 Mass. 797 (2020).  In this article, Matt outlines useful guidance with respect to two areas of uncertainty under Massachusetts Law: 1.) whether and under what circumstances restrictive covenants […]

Payal Salsburg Presents as a Panelist for a Joint Program for Young Lawyers

Partner Payal Salsburg is a panelist on a program presented to young lawyers covering the practice nuances in the state and federal courts. The program is entitled: “Finding Opportunities for Young Lawyers in State and Federal Court.” The panelists will talk about how young lawyers may find opportunities to participate in hearings and trials and what […]

Marc Laredo & Payal Salsburg Speak on Transfer of Ownership in Privately-Held Business

Marc Laredo and Payal Salsburg are speakers for an upcoming Boston Bar Association Virtual CLE program entitled, “Planning for the Transfer of Ownership and Operating Control of a Privately-Held Business from One Generation to the Next.”  The program will focus on planning for the transfer of ownership and operating control of a privately held business […]

Laredo & Smith Named to 2021 “Best Law Firms” List

Laredo & Smith, LLP is pleased to be named a regional Tier 2 firm in Massachusetts for Commercial Litigation by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in 2021. Firms included in the 2021 Edition of “Best Law Firms” are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a […]

Payal Salsburg Elected to Board of Directors of the Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts

Payal Salsburg is a 2021-2022 elected member of the Women’s Bar Association‘s Board of Directors. Payal joins this impressive team of women lawyers in an At-Large Director position. This leadership team drives the WBA’s mission to bring together the Commonwealth of Massachusetts ‘ women lawyers so that they may build important personal and professional relationships. […]

Brendan Cox Elected to South Boston Neighborhood House Board of Directors

Brendan Cox, Of Counsel with Laredo & Smith, was elected to serve as a member of the Board of Directors for the South Boston Neighborhood House. Established over 115 years ago, the organization is the oldest continuously-operated community based non-profit in South Boston. The Mission of the South Boston Neighborhood House (The Ollie) is “to support family […]

Payal Salsburg Helps MA Residents Obtain COVID-19 Vaccinations

When firm partner Payal Salsburg isn’t working on client matters, she is still helping Massachusetts residents. Payal is not a stranger to volunteer work and this time she is helping people struggling to obtain COVID-19 vaccinations. She began working with the newly formed group Massachusetts COVID Vaccination Help just a couple days ago, but has […]

Laredo & Smith Adds John Fitzpatrick as an Associate

Laredo & Smith LLP is pleased to add attorney John Fitzpatrick to the firm’s litigation practice as an Associate. He joins a strong group of litigators counseling and defending the firm’s clients in a range of business litigation matters. John Fitzpatrick is a civil litigator who contributes to the firm’s work resolving disputes related to […]

Marc Laredo Co-Chairs Program on Law Firm Reopening Plans and the Impact of COVID-19 on Future Work

Marc Laredo is the co-chair of a timely Boston Bar Association program entitled, “Law Firm Reopening Plans and the Impact of COVID-19 on the Future of Work.”  The conversation is being held in a roundtable style on February 24th at 4pm. Marc will help facilitate an important discussion on the immediate concerns and considerations firm […]

Can An Employee Be Fired For Rebutting A Negative Review? Maybe.

A new decision from the Massachusetts Appeals Court has called into question the breadth and scope of an employee’s right to rebut negative information put into her personnel file by an employer. Under G.L. c. 149, §52C, if an employee disagrees with the employer regarding negative information being added to her employee file, the employee […]

Payal Salsburg Presents BBA Friday Fundamentals Webinar

Payal Salsburg presents a Boston Bar Association webinar on Friday, February 19th entitled, “Do’s and Don’ts of Depositions.” Payal and her co-presenter, Scott McConchie, will discuss taking and defending depositions, sharing valuable insight into preparing for depositions, effectively questioning deponents and objecting while defending a deposition. Panelists will provide time for Q&A. The program is […]

Jessica Conklin and Payal Salsburg present On-Demand White Collar Criminal Defense Program

Jessica Conklin, Senior Counsel at Laredo & Smith, moderates a conversation entitled, “Related Aspects of Prepping Trials in the Remote World” for the 2021 White Collar Crime Conference to be held virtually on February 4th 2021 by the Boston Bar Association. Partner Payal Salsburg will present as a speaker alongside Kathleen Shields, Senior Trial Counsel for […]

Jessica Conklin Appointed to White Collar Crime Conference Steering Committee

Jessica Conklin was appointed to the Boston Bar Association’s Steering Committee for its annual White Collar Crime Conference. This conference is known for it’s top level speakers who are knowledgable practitioners and collaborators in this unique area of law. Annually, it draws members of the white-collar defense bar, government prosecutors, in-house counsel, judges and corporate […]

Payal Salsburg Presents BBA Webinar on Ethics

Payal Salsburg co-presents a webinar for the Boston Bar Association entitled, “Ethical Dilemmas and Considerations in Representing Impaired Clients.“ This program takes place on January 13, 2021 and is the first in a 3-part series focusing on an attorney’s legal and ethical duties when facing the prospect of representing a mentally impaired client. According to […]

Payal Salsburg Moderates Women’s Bar Association Panel

Payal Salsburg moderated a Women’s Bar Association panel entitled, “Best Practices for Conducting A Zoom Trial.”  She was joined by four distinguished panelists:  Hon. Elaine M. Buckley and Hon. Valerie A. Yarashus, both of the Massachusetts Superior Court as well as Kristyn Kelley of Peabody & Arnold and Holly Hinte of Lee & Rivers.  Together, […]

Jessica Conklin Publishes Boston Bar Journal Article on the Criminal Justice Reform Act

Laredo & Smith senior counsel attorney Jessica Conklin authored and published an article in the prestigious Boston Bar Journal covering the Massachusetts Criminal Justice Reform Act. The act made sweeping changes in the areas of bail, juvenile justice, diversion from prosecution, and reentry services and established a statutory right to medical parole for all eligible inmates. […]

Payal Salsburg Named Top Women of Law by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

The firm warmly congratulates our Partner Payal Salsburg on her recent recognition as a “Top Women of Law” through Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.  This recognition celebrates the achievements of exceptional women lawyers as pioneers, educators, trailblazers and role models. Marc Laredo remarks, “We are very proud of Payal and all she does to be the best […]

Laredo & Smith Named to 2021 Edition of U.S. News Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”

Laredo & Smith is thrilled to be named to the 2021 Edition of U.S. News– Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” in the Metropolitan Tier 2 Boston for Commercial Litigation. The annual list recognizes professional excellence with consistently high ratings from clients and peers. The firm is also pleased to have 3 attorneys recognized as Best Lawyers this […]

Protecting Your Business’ Reputation on the Internet

As businesses and executives accelerate their transition to a primarily online environment, a greater need has arisen to monitor one’s online reputation. A recent opinion by the Massachusetts Appeals Court warns that one must act quickly when that reputation is wrongfully maligned. October 2020 Newsletter

Payal Salsburg honored as Essential Worker by Saint Elizabeth University

Payal Salsburg is honored as an Essential Worker by her alma mater Saint Elizabeth University for providing exemplary service through her professional life and volunteer efforts during the COVID-19 crisis. As the world continues to face the COVID-19 crisis, Saint Elizabeth University is recognizing all of the alumni, faculty, staff and students demonstrating the university’s core […]

Payal Salsburg Speaks at United Way Board Connection Event

Payal Salsburg presents as a panelist for this year’s annual United Way’s Board Connection event. Held virtually in early October, all of the programming is focused on bringing together professionals who seek meaningful community leadership opportunities with local nonprofits. Payal is a panelist for, “Nonprofit Board Membership 101”  which takes place on Thursday, October 8th from […]

Jessica Conklin Named Senior Counsel to Firm

The firm proudly recognizes attorney Jessica Conklin‘s excellent legal work and client service through her recent elevation to Senior Counsel.  Jessica joined the firm in 2011 as an Associate and continues to develop her practice in white collar criminal defense, government investigations, and school disciplinary hearings. Jessica has a specific expertise in working with students […]

Payal Salsburg and Matt Kane Present for BBA Webinar on Zoom Litigation

Payal Salsburg moderates and Matt Kane presents as a panelist for a first-of-its-kind webinar on Zoom litigation. Five months into the COVID-19 pandemic, litigation-by-Zoom has become a reality. This panel includes a Superior Court judge and lawyers who have litigated-by-Zoom at hearings, appellate arguments, and trials. The panel will hold a frank discussion about what’s working and […]

Payal Salsburg to Present on Career Panel for BC Law

Payal Salsburg presents as a panelist for a Boston College Law program entitled, “Semester Kick-Off: Diverse Career Pathways.”  The panel features leading female attorneys who will share information about their work in solo practice, public interest, in-house, and law firms of all sizes. The program, co-sponsored by the Women’s Law Center and LAHANAS, takes place on Thursday, September 17th […]

Payal Salsburg Presents as Panelist on Practicing with Professionalism Program

Payal Salsburg presented as a panelist for a recent program, “Access to Justice, Pro Bono, Public Service and LAR.”  The session was part of the Practicing with Professionalism program provided for new attorneys in Massachusetts. The program was jointly sponsored by the Boston Bar, Massachusetts Bar and the Lynn Bar Associations and the panel includes […]