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Families Can Save Close to $100,000 Under New Rules By Hyman G. Darling, Esq.   At long last, Massachusetts has passed a law increasing the estate-tax exemption. Under the prior […]

Employers, Take Note By Amelia J. Holstrom, Esq.   The Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) law is a relatively new statute that employers have to comply with in […]

Getting Their Message Across Seth Stratton wasn’t belittling what he does. He was just stating what most would consider the obvious — “business law isn’t what you would call sexy.” […]

Questions of Accommodation By Trevor Brice, Esq.   As we move out of the COVID-19 era, employees are struggling more frequently with drug and alcohol addiction. As such, it is […]

A Critical Consideration   By Amanda R. Carpe, Esq.   Planning for the future is an essential part of life, and one of the most critical aspects of this process […]

Complex Decisions By Michael Roundy, Esq. Estate representatives have a variety of options for how to probate an estate. Decisions made early in the process may have long-term consequences, as […]

Remote Online Notarization By Sarah Federation, Esq. and Jeffrey Fialky, Esq.   Most individuals have, at some point, had special documents executed in the presence of a notary public — […]

Employers, Take Notice By John S. Gannon, Esq.   A few weeks ago, Starbucks was in all the employment-law headlines, but not for good reasons. Given the publicity, you may […]

Parental Pitfalls By Julie Dick, Esq.   Laws that govern familial rights and responsibilities are not always intuitively related to the continual social evolution of what it means to be […]

Managing Partner Seth Stratton with recently named Shareholder Andrea O’Connor.

Working in Concert   “Non-traditional.’ That’s not a term you hear often in reference to a law firm. That’s because … well, the vast majority of them would still be […]

Managing Hybrid or Remote Workers By John S. Gannon, Esq.   Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, working remotely and other flexible work models like hybrid schedules were fairly uncommon. Now, […]

Case in Point By Mary Jo Kennedy and Briana Dawkins   A recent decision by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), McLaren Macomb, has employers in both union and non-union […]

Return-to-office Mandates and Related Woes By Trevor Brice As pressure increases on companies to have an in-person presence post-pandemic, many companies have issued return-to-office mandates. Some of these, if they […]

Jeff Fialky

Change at the Top It’s called Service at the Pleasure of My Partners: Advice to the New Firm Leader. And as that title might suggest, this book by Patrick McKenna […]

Sound Advice   By Trevor Brice, Esq.   On Jan. 24, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released new guidance for employers on how and when to accommodate applicants and […]