Morgan, Brown & Joy partners Shane Goodrich and Alexandra Pichette will present at the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education’s (MCLE) program, “Checklist for Involuntary Employee Separations,” on September 22, 2022. Goodrich and Pichette will provide valuable insight and expertise on how employers can best approach the challenges of employee separation. Along with fellow faculty, they will discuss best practices for minimizing legal risk and safeguarding legal rights during the period leading up to and including the separation process. To learn more and register, visit here.
Goodrich represents employers both locally and nationally in a wide variety of employment related matters. He devotes a significant portion of his practice to counseling clients on the full spectrum of employment issues, including wage and hour compliance, workplace investigations, contract drafting and interpretation, handbooks and policies, employee accommodations, hiring and terminations, background checks, and non-competition, non-disclosure and non-solicitation agreements. He is also an experienced and skilled litigator who represents employers in a variety of labor and employment litigation, including claims of discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wage and hour violations, Family and Medical Leave Act claims, wrongful terminations and contract disputes. His work spans across many industries, including retail, manufacturers, federal contractors, municipalities, health care, restaurants and small and expanding businesses.
Pichette represents employers in labor and employment matters in state and federal court, in private arbitration, and before administrative agencies, including the EEOC, the NLRB, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Office of the Attorney General, the Department of Labor, and California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing and office of the Labor Commissioner and other state agencies. She also provides her clients with daily employment counsel and advice, and guides employer management teams in the preparation of employee handbooks, policies, personnel decisions and hiring practices, through employee separations, workplace investigations, and administration of employee leaves, and with respect to compliance with other state and federal employment statutes. She is a certified trainer, and regularly conducts anti-harassment and other employment trainings at client workplaces.
MCLE is the Massachusetts legal community’s premier provider of hands-on educational programs and reference materials. Its particular focus is applied law: practical, highly concrete training for attorneys in the essential elements of professional practice. MCLE presents more than 250 programs annually, in a variety of in-person and online formats and has published more than 160 practice manuals.
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, educational and health care institutions 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.