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May 15, 2018

Boston Employment Law Firm Morgan, Brown & Joy Is Top-Ranked by Chambers USA 2018

Boston employment law firm Morgan, Brown & Joy, LLP announces that it was recognized as a top-tier Massachusetts labor and employment defense firm in the 2018 Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers. The firm has been recognized by Chambers since the inception of the rankings in 2003.

In the USA Guide, attorneys and practice areas are ranked by placement in “bands,” and Morgan, Brown & Joy was designated as a “Band 1” firm, which is the highest placement. As reported by Chambers, one client commented, "They provide excellent legal advice, outstanding value and top-notch client services." Another stated, "They are experts in the labor and employment law field; they have a reasonable billing rate structure, and they manage their time efficiently."

Additionally, four of the firm’s attorneys received individual rankings and high praise for their work:

  • Nicholas DiGiovanni (Band 4)
    Nicholas DiGiovanni is a respected attorney focusing on the representation of higher education institutions. He has experience with labor relations, collective bargaining and a wide range of other complex issues.
  • William Joy (Senior Statesmen)
    William Joy is a "terrific lawyer" who focuses on labor relations matters, including collective bargaining and unionization. He counts a number of household names among his clients, including retail giants.
  • Robert Joy (Band 1)
    Robert Joy represents clients in a wide range of labor and employment matters, including high-stakes litigation. He has extensive experience appearing in court on behalf of universities and retail groups, among others. One client picks out his "pragmatic judgment and nuanced approach" as key strengths.
  • Jaclyn L Kugell (Band 2)
    Jaclyn Kugell is a notable employment litigator who acts for clients on a wide range of matters, including medical leave issues and discrimination claims. One client describes her recent work as "outstanding" and another appreciates her "wonderful style."

According to its website, Chambers and Partners, UK-based publisher of annual guides in several global markets, selects attorneys and practice areas for inclusion based on thousands of interviews with practicing lawyers and clients around the world. For a complete listing of rankings, client and peer commentary, and editorial summaries by Chambers researches and editors, click here.

About Morgan, Brown & Joy, LLP

Morgan, Brown & Joy is New England's oldest and largest management-side employment law firm, 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.