Labor and Employment Litigation and Counseling

Labor and Employment Litigation and Counseling

Labor and Employment Litigation and Counseling

Todd & Weld is a Boston based boutique litigation firm which has, among others, a group of talented employment trial lawyers with extensive experience representing employers and employees across all major industries, in all facets of their employment relationship. We represent numerous financial companies, healthcare companies, insurance agencies, and many different staffing firms, such as IT staffing firms, public and private companies, including some of the largest in the world, small start-up companies and mid-sized companies, and non-profits.  We are mindful of our clients' concerns and goals, including the need for obtaining sound and practical advice and finding appropriate solutions to employment disputes in the work place.  We bring creative and efficient problem solving to our clients' disputes in both pre-suit and in litigation.

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Industries/Representative Clients

Our Employment Group represents employers in numerous industries and sectors, including financial (banking, joint venture/private equity, brokerage firms), biotech and life sciences, insurance, high technology/Information Technology, and non-profits.  Whether you are a large publicly held company, a start-up or an executive, human resources manager or employee, Todd & Weld has the knowledge and experience to help guide you through all aspects of employment disputes.

Representative clients have included:

  • Adecco Group, N.A.
  • Advanced Magnetics, Inc.
  • Alliance Companies
  • America’s Growth Capital
  • Back Bay Restaurant Group
  • Barton & Associates, Inc.
  • Boch Toyota
  • Boston Cleaning Company, Inc.
  • Centerline Partners
  • Charles River Ventures
  • Draper Labs
  • Eliassen Group
  • Egenera, Inc.
  • Entegee, Inc.
  • The Hays Group
  • Herb Chambers Companies
  • Huttig Building Products, Inc.
  • Jay Cashman, Inc.
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Trial Court
  • National Amusements
  • National Floors Direct
  • Overture Partners
  • Oxfam America
  • Oxford Global Resources, Inc.
  • Panera Bread
  • Philbin Insurance Group
  • Professional Services Alternatives
  • RS Express, Inc. (now Breakaway Courier Systems, Inc.)
  • Rockland Trust Company
  • Safecore, Inc.
  • Savvis
  • Staples, Inc.
  • Subaru of New England, Inc.
  • Systems Pros, Inc.
  • The Beal Companies
  • The Harvard Lampoon
  • The Regal Press, Inc.
  • Town of Holliston
  • Uno Restaurant Corporation
  • Verdolino & Lowey
  • Wakefield Municipal Gas & Light
  • Winter Wyman & Company

Some of our representative cases:

  • Achieved $800,000 settlement in sex discrimination case against a national discount retailer on behalf of an employee laid off in a downsizing, an amount that represented over twelve years of the employee's annual salary.
  • Successfully defended a private school against an age discrimination claim brought by tenured faculty member.
  • Represented three women employed by a public agency in sex discrimination and retaliation claims resulting in a significant settlement.
  • Represented law firms in connection with sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and wrongful termination claims.
  • Represented an entertainment company in litigation of a gender discrimination/sexual harassment claim.
  • Represented a discount retailer in connection with wrongful termination and breach of contract claims by a former officer of the company.
  • Represented several IT staffing companies enforcing non-competition agreements against departing sales personnel.
  • Represented a national fitness chain in defense of national origin and race discrimination claims.
  • Advised a non-profit organization on employee termination and employment policies.
  • Advised staffing companies on proper classification of independent contractors and employees.
  • Represented a car dealership in relation to an OSHA complaint.
  • Represented individual executives against claims of wage and hour violations, sexual harassment, discrimination and retaliation.
  • Represented employees in claims against employers for all forms of discrimination, retaliation, wage, FMLA, and reasonable accommodation.


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