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Larry Donoghue’s practice encompasses the full range of labor and employment law services. Specific to his labor law practice, Larry represents both public and private sector clients in union organizing situations, contract negotiations, grievance administration and arbitration. He presents in proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board, the Massachusetts Department of Labor Relations, and state and federal courts on behalf of clients. When handling employment law matters, Larry defends employers in connection with virtually all workplace claims, including allegations of discrimination, wage and hour claims, wrongful discharge claims, and more. He routinely presents before courts and administrative agencies. Larry also represents employers in matters relating to non-competition agreements and alleged disclosure of confidential information.

As a proactive counselor, Larry devotes much of his practice to advising and assisting clients in day-to-day labor and employment matters. This includes providing telephone advice and written opinions, reviewing handbooks and other personnel documents, as well as training. Larry is certified to conduct training on harassment prevention and conducting workplace investigations.

A leader in his field for almost four decades, Larry authors the Massachusetts Employment Law Sourcebook published by Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.

Awards & Recognition

  • Super Lawyer, Labor and Employment Law, 2004-present
  • Chambers USA, Employment
  • Best Lawyers, Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; Litigation – Labor and Employment, annually since 2006
  • 2021 Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” in the area of Litigation – Labor and Employment
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Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court, Massachusetts
  • United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • United States District Court, Connecticut


  • University of Massachusetts at Boston
  • Boston College Law School, magna cum laude