Morgan, Brown & Joy attorney Jaclyn L. Kugell was recognized with a 2018-19 Scholar-Mentor Award from Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Inc. (MCLE). The award was presented to Kugell at the 21st Annual Employment Law Conference 2018, December 7th. Kugell was also co-chair of the conference.
Kugell was recognized for her “outstanding—and impressive—service to MCLE.” Since 2000, she has presented at nearly 50 programs, and is the longtime co-chair of the annual Employment Law Conference. Kugell has also served as a contributing author on MCLE publications, such as the flagship manual Massachusetts Employment Law since the release of the first edition.
Kugell is Chair of Morgan, Brown & Joy’s Management Committee. Since 1992, she has represented employers in the Massachusetts Courts, United States Federal District Courts including Georgia, Kentucky, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Ohio and Rhode Island, and the United States Court of Appeals for the First and Eleventh Circuits, in employment litigation matters. Kugell has also represented employers at State and Federal agencies including among others, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (“MCAD”), the Rhode Island Human Rights Commission, the New Hampshire Human Rights Commission, the Vermont Attorney General’s Office, the Massachusetts Labor Relations Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, and the Massachusetts Civil Service Commission. She also represents employers at arbitration hearings and negotiates collective bargaining agreements.
Each year, MCLE recognizes with its Scholar-Mentor Awards four outstanding individuals who have “raised the bar” through their career-long contributions to continuing legal education and exceptional service to the legal profession by volunteering their time and expertise to MCLE programs and publications. These awards are presented throughout the year at annual conferences or other programs in the practice areas relevant and meaningful to the recipients.
About Morgan, Brown & Joy, LLP
Morgan, Brown & Joy is among the largest management-side 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.