Employment Litigation

Briefing Filed in Jouret's Employment Class Action

Earlier this week, I filed my clients’ appellate reply brief in the McHugh et al. v. Commonwealth of Massachusetts putative 7,700-member class action. A link to the brief is here: https://bit.ly/32A9W98

The case largely comes down to two core and important questions: First, is the Massachusetts doctrine of sovereign immunity constitutional? Second, should the largest employer in the state—the Commonwealth itself—be required to follow its own employment laws?

We hope to find out answers to both questions in the coming months.

Jouret Representing Putative 7,700-member Employment Class Action

We represent a putative class action of some 7,700 Massachusetts state employees wrongly and illegally denied benefits. We filed our appellate brief yesterday in the case. All workers, including state workers, deserve to be treated fairly.

Employment Litigation Tactics

Employment Litigation Tactics

Think of litigation as akin to being on a battlefield.  Your lawyer is like a field general charged with achieving the lawful objectives of you—the sovereign head of state.  Strategy and tactics are an indelible part of what happens on a battlefield and in a courtroom.  Here are some tactical observations about one particular type of litigation, employment litigation.