Labor & Employment Law

We represent employers and employees providing transactional, compliance, and litigation representation. We are prepared to prosecute and defend a variety of claims on behalf of individuals, companies, municipalities, and unions before the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD), Massachusetts Department of Labor Relations, Massachusetts Joint Labor Management Committee, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Committee (EEOC).  We regularly appear in state and federal courts and before state and federal administrative agencies throughout New England.

Our areas of focus include:

  • Defend and Prosecute Claims involving:

    • Massachusetts Wage Act

    • Discrimination and Harassment Laws

    • Employee and Independent Contractor Classifications

    • Trade Secrets

    • Non-Competition Agreements

  • Draft and Review Employee Handbooks

  • Draft and Review Employment Contracts, Non-Competition and Non-Disclosure Agreements

  • Management and Union representation for Labor Disputes and Collective Bargaining Negotiations

Practice Attorneys 

  • John R. Bauer

    Partner

  • Ryan A. Ciporkin

    Partner

  • Patricia L. Farnsworth

    Partner

  • K. Scott Griggs

    Partner

  • Maria Galvagna Mesinger

    Partner

  • Valerie L. Pawson

    Partner

  • David A. Rich

    Partner

  • Joshua M. D. Segal

    Partner

  • Richard B. Weitzen

    Managing Partner

  • Kenneth P. Procaccini

    Associate

  • Brendan P. Slean

    Associate

LAWSON & WEITZEN, LLP

88 Black Falcon Avenue, Suite 345, Boston, MA 02210

LAWSON, WEITZEN & BANKERT, LLP

6 Granite State Court Brewster, MA 02631