Most businesses have a variety of insurance coverage that they hope never to have to utilize. If and when the time does come to exercise one’s rights to the benefit of such a policy, however, the last thing any in-house counsel…more
With most Massachusetts health insurance plans, provided he/she has not yet remarried, an employee with at least one dependent child can add a former spouse to the coverage for no additional cost, so there is no additional cost…more
In a previous blog post, The Fiduciary Duty of Preserving Corporate Opportunities, I wrote:
In general, an officer, director, partner, LLC member or shareholder in a closely held corporation owes a fiduciary duty not to…more
Can you imagine bringing your child to an esteemed children’s hospital for care and medical treatment, only to have your child taken away from you and placed into state custody? Well, that was and is the reality of Justina…more
April 15th is creeping up on us. I find doing my taxes while its snowing, AGAIN, a real insult.
This week and next week’s post were written by my terrific colleagues, Ron Barriere and Jen Green. They highlight a tricky…more
As I have previously warned in prior blog, the Massachusetts Wage Act exposes a company and individuals having management responsibility for the company to mandatory treble damages and attorneys’ fees for failing to pay wages. …more
This time of year there are always articles making their way around the internet about relationships and marriages.
Facebook keeps all kinds of statistics and can tell from posts where folks are in their relationships. It…more
Employers that offer an array of benefits to their employees have done so often to keep their compensation packages competitive in the marketplace. Offering retirement and certain fringe benefit programs can be particularly…more
As in-house counsel, how would you like to tell your CEO: “While our customer lists, pricing information, and business processes are trade secrets, we can’t sue the independent contractor who stole them because we did not do…more
Divorcing spouses have many issues to consider in negotiating the terms of a divorce agreement. One of the seemingly “easier” issues for divorcing spouses and their counsel is health insurance. While the issue of health…more
In a prior blog post Three Issues In-House Counsel Should Raise Before Asking Employees To Sign Non-Competes, my co-publisher, Shep Davidson, provided suggestions to help in-house counsel ensure that non-competition restrictions…more
Some of the heaviest divorce filing times of the year are February (after Valentine’s Day) and March. I see a lot of new clients but also quite a few clients who I had met with before, but weren’t ready to move forward with…more
In this issue:
- On Being “Mid-Sized” and the Future of Law Practice - 2014 Message from the Managing Partner
- Amazing Clients: Broadview Ventures, Inc. - "Pumping Up Promising Treatments for Heart Disease…more
In Commodity Futures Trading Comm’n v. Weintraub, the United States Supreme Court noted that:
When control of a corporation passes to new management, the authority to assert and waive the corporation’s attorney-client…more
Last week I had the pleasure of being a panelist at the Association for Corporate Growth (Boston) and the Turnaround Management Association (Northeast) joint conference on “Challenges and Opportunities in US Manufacturing.” A…more
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