Two Morgan, Brown & Joy Partners to Present on MCLE Program, “Moving for & Opposing Motions for Summary Judgment”

Morgan, Brown & Joy partners Ryan W. Jaziri and Alexandra Pichette will present on the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) program, “Moving for & Opposing Motions for Summary Judgment,” on February 28, 2024. Pichette, who is serving as chair of the program, will present the opening session, “Overview of Summary Judgment Motion Practice in Massachusetts State and Federal Court.” Jaziri will present “Strategic Considerations in the Discovery Phase of Your Employment Case That Will Help You Move for or Defend Against a Motion for Summary Judgment.” Each session will examine the best ways to prepare an employment case for a successful motion for summary judgment or to defend against a motion for summary judgment. For more information and to register, visit here

Jaziri represents employers in labor and employment matters locally and nationally across various industries, including higher education, retail, health care, municipalities and small businesses. As a litigator, he defends employers in claims of discrimination, retaliation, harassment, breach of contract, restrictive covenant violations, and wage and hour lawsuits. He regularly appears in federal and state courts, as well as before government agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, U.S. Department of Labor, and similar state agencies across the country.

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.

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 labor and 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.