Boston labor and employment law firm Morgan, Brown & Joy, LLP announces that Karen D. Lane has joined the firm as Senior Counsel. Lane previously practiced labor and employment law at Choate, Hall & Stewart, and served as Senior Legal Counsel, Employment Law at CVS Health in Woonsocket, Rhode Island.
Jaclyn L. Kugell, Morgan, Brown & Joy’s Managing Partner, said, “Karen has the combination of in-house and outside counsel experience that can help guide employers through the complexities of employment laws to minimize exposure to litigation. She is a wealth of knowledge and a great addition to our team. We welcome her to the firm!”
Lane has experience in all areas of employment law, including hiring, separations, sexual harassment investigations, wage and hour issues, leaves of absence, reductions in force, reasonable accommodation issues, noncompetition agreements and enforcement. She has extensive experience in drafting and revising employee handbooks, employment policies, employment agreements and severance agreements. Lane has represented clients in multiple state and federal courts and agencies on a full range of employment law issues and has lectured practitioners on the emerging issues of noncompetition law.
Lane is a graduate of the University of Richmond (magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa) and Boston College Law School (magna cum laude and Order of the Coif). She is admitted to the bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.
About Morgan, Brown & Joy, LLP
Morgan, Brown & Joy is among the largest management-side labor and employment law firms in New England, representing a wide range of Fortune 100 corporations and small businesses across all sectors of the economy. The firm’s attorneys are known for anticipating and finding solutions to the ever-expanding range of employment-related legal issues in order to avoid the time and cost of litigation. When litigation becomes necessary, the firm aggressively defends its clients and has a proven record of success.