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Hirsch Roberts Weinstein LLP

Labor & Employment

4 ranked lawyersBand 2MassachusettsUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Accomplished employment practice, offering senior management quality compliance counseling and representation in contentious matters, as well as extensive expertise in traditional labor law issues. Regularly handles wage and hour, noncompete and trade secret litigation on behalf of employers. Particularly active in the education, technology and life sciences sectors, with a number of colleges and health centers among its clients.

Strengths

An interviewee reports: "Hirsch Roberts is unique in its expertise regarding labor law and collective bargaining negotiations, bringing not only extraordinary legal skills and knowledge, but wisdom for employers engaged in the bargaining process who wish to engage with unions without rancor or disruption to daily operations."

Peers value Hirsch Roberts for its "creative lawyers and formidable opponents, with very sophisticated expertise in noncompetition law."

Work highlights

Represented Northeastern University in a $6 million lawsuit involving the termination of one of its employees, due to theft allegations.

Notable practitioners

Catherine Reuben is well known for her advisory practice. She is seen assisting employer clients on training, compliance and litigation avoidance.
"She is very well known, providing advice and support on new laws."

Jeffrey Hirsch counsels clients on the full gamut of issues including day-to-day advice, labor relations and high-stakes litigation.
"He knows his stuff and he has a good balance of applying knowledge in a way that is problem-solving for clients." "Jeffrey is incredibly knowledgeable about all aspects of labor law and collective bargaining."

Jerome Weinstein is the founding partner of his firm, with close to 50 years of experience in the labor and employment market.

Max Perlman is noted for his advice on the defense of wage and hour and breach of contract claims.
"He is a really good client advocate and very strong in noncompete law."

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Massachusetts

Labor & Employment


Catherine E Reuben
Band 4
Jeffrey L Hirsch
Band 1
Jerome N Weinstein
Senior Statespeople
Max Perlman
Band 4