Experience

Discrimination Defense

We successfully defended a large aviation ground handling service company against claims of violation of the ADA and the FMLA—garnering summary judgment in their favor.

Discrimination Defense

We successfully defended a regional hotel chain against administrative claims of ADA and MHRA disability discrimination.

Former Employee’s Defamation Claim

After a national telecommunications company was sued for slander per se by a former employee, the firm's motion to dismiss was granted resulting in the dismissal of the claim.

Wage & Hour

Forcing the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to provide clarity as to exemptions under state wage and hour laws, we successfully achieved summary judgment in a class action brought against a national explosives company.

Firm Highlights

News

Verrill Attorney Elizabeth Connellan Smith Elected President of National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network

Blog

What Employers Need to Know About the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA)

On December 29, 2022, President Biden signed into law the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (“ PWFA ”). Here is what you need to know about the law: When does it take effect? June 27...

Blog

What You Need to Know About the FTC’s Proposed Non-Compete Ban

Today, January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) proposed a new rule that would ban companies from requiring non-compete agreements to be signed by employees and contractors (“Proposed Rule”). The FTC estimates that...

Publication/Podcast

Conducting Reductions In Force (RIFs): 10 Practical Tips for Employers to Avoid Lawsuits

We recently have observed an increase in the number of employers conducting group layoffs or “RIFs” in order to cut costs because of the economic downturn. This trend may only worsen in the coming...

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Massachusetts Employers Beware: Any Late Wage Payment Means Liability for Triple Damages

News

77 Verrill Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers® 2023, Including Six Named Lawyers of the Year

News

39 Verrill Attorneys Named 2022 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Event

Annual Update: Part 1 - 2022 Legal Year in Review (2nd Session)

Blog

HR Power Hour with Chuck Mollor

Publication/Podcast

Massachusetts Employee Fired For Submitting PIP Rebuttal Protected By Public Policy

In a recent decision, Terence Meehan v. Medical Information Technology, Inc. , the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that an employer cannot terminate an employee for exercising the right to file a rebuttal to...

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