Doherty, Wallace provides legal counsel in connection with any issues that arise out of the employment relationship. The firm represents employers of all sizes and descriptions, from family businesses to Fortune 500 companies; from local colleges and municipalities to multinational corporations.
The firm has extensive experience in defending employment-related litigation, such as wrongful termination; age, disability, and gender discrimination; and sexual harassment complaints. We also assist clients with wage and hour issues and unemployment benefits claims. The firm’s trial attorneys work to resolve such disputes in a variety of forums, including state and federal courts, arbitration and mediation proceedings, and hearings before administrative agencies, such as the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination.
The firm also helps employers create positive and productive workplaces by providing practical, day-to-day counsel on employment issues. The firm, for example, helps write legally-sound employment handbooks; reviews employment practices and policies, provides training and support and keeps clients current on changes in employment law. In addition, we assist clients with drafting non-disclosure, trade secret and non-solicitation documents as well as other employment-related procedures and agreements.
Doherty, Wallace possesses a balanced understanding of the issues on both sides of employment disputes broadening the firm’s perspective and strengthening the quality of counsel it provides. The firm also represents employees in connection with many different types of workers’ compensation claims.