Appellate Practice

We have an active appellate practice, in state and federal courts. Our reported appellate cases include:


Torbin v. Town of Saugus, 97 Mass. App. Ct. 1101, 140 N.E.3d 949 (2020) (affirming trial court ruling that police officer's heart condition not a work-related injury);

Shervin v. Partners HealthCare System, Inc. et al., No. 14-1651 (1st Cir. 2015) (affirming trial victory for multiple defendants in employment case after six-week jury trial);


Nansamba v. North Shore Medical Center, Inc., 727 F.3d 33 (1st Cir. 2013) (affirming district court denial of a plaintiff's motion for relief from judgment in FMLA-retaliation case);


Joule, Inc. v. Simmons, 495 Mass. 81 (2011) (holding former employee who had signed arbitration agreement could not litigate a discrimination claim against her former employee at state civil rights agency);


Brooks v. Massachusetts General Hospital, 71 Mass. App. Ct. 1115 (2008) (affirming trial court's grant of summary judgment in favor of employer in a race discrimination case);


Boyce v. Soundview Technology Group, Inc., No. 0 5-1686-CV (2d Cir. 2005) (concerning the proper measure of contract damages in a stock option breach dispute);


Giuliano v. Fulton, 399 F.3d 381 (1st Cir. 2005) (denying alleged RICO violations were sufficient to state a claim);


Town of Saugus v. Saugus Public Safety Dispatchers Union, 65 Mass. App. Ct. 901 (2005) (holding public safety union could not grieve order of police chief concerning emergency shift staffing);


Cohan v. Feuer, 422 Mass. 151 (2004) (denying post-mortem alimony).