September 19, 2018

Congratulations to Brian Davis!

Congratulations to our colleague Brian Davis for recently securing a favorable jury verdict for M&P’s client in Plymouth District Court.  The case involved breach of contract, quantum meruit, and G.L. c. 93A unfair business practices claims arising from a landscaping construction project.
September 01, 2018

Sexual Harassment in the Courthouse

In Cagle v. Estes, the First Circuit ruled on what even plaintiff’s counsel considered a “close call” concerning whether the allegations in the Complaint were sufficient to establish that an employer knew or should have known about the hostile work environment in which its employee worked.
August 30, 2018

Congratulations to Rick Heifetz, Bob Powers, Bill Rose and Jim Scamby!

Melick & Porter is pleased to congratulate Rick Heifetz, Bob Powers, Bill Rose and Jim Scamby on their selection by their peers for inclusion in the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
August 16, 2018

Congratulations to Attorney Bill Keville

Melick & Porter is proud to announce that Bill Keville was recently admitted to the American Board of Trial Advocates.  ABOTA is a prestigious, invitation-only National organization of accomplished trial attorneys.
August 01, 2018

Massachusetts Poised to Become the Sixth State with Mandatory Paid Family Leave

On June 28, 2018, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed landmark House Bill 4640, “An Act Relative to Minimum Wage, Paid Family Medical Leave, and the Sales Tax Holiday,” affecting all employers in the Commonwealth.  Effective January 1, 2021, Massachusetts will join the growing number of s