Chambers USA 2010 Ranks MBJ Among the Elite Labor and Employment Defense Firms in Massachusetts

Once again, Morgan, Brown & Joy has been recognized for its outstanding work in the fields of Labor and Employment Law by a leading national survey that rates business law firms.  In 2010, Morgan, Brown & Joy received high praise from Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers.  Morgan, Brown & Joy was rated among the top Massachusetts management-side firms with a number of individual attorneys noted for their leadership in their field.

Chambers described MBJ as a “well-respected group” that “advises on work including public sector labor law and employment counseling and litigation. The team recently advised the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and the City of Boston, in complex contract formation disputes; other clients include The Home Depot, GE and CVS Corporation.”  Chambers continued,

William Joy is regarded as “a talented lawyer, well respected and thorough.” He focuses on employment litigation and counseling, as well as various aspects of traditional labor law. “Terrific negotiator” Robert Joy focuses on the employment side, with experience in a wide range of employment matters including all types of discrimination claims. Laurence Donoghue advises on union-organizing situations, contract negotiations, grievance administration and arbitration as well as workplace claims and wrongful discharge claims. Philip Boyle focuses on traditional labor work, with a particular emphasis on interest arbitration. He is considered “highly competent, experienced, smart and well prepared.”

This is MBJ’s seventh consecutive year of recognition from Chambers.

The Chambers USA Guide ranks law firms and individual lawyers.  According to its website, Chambers USA researchers interviewed a vast range of lawyers and their clients.  The qualities on which rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client.