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  • JANUARY 29, 2018
  • Middlesex Superior Court Justice Kenneth Fishman denied the plaintiff’s motion for a preliminary injunction and dismissed the Complaint filed against the firm's client, Google, LLC, finding that the claim against Google, filed by a biotech company claiming to be defamed by a post on Google, was barred by the immunity provisions of the Communications Decency Act of 1997. The case was litigated by Alan D. Rose, Meredith Doty, and Laura Kirshenbaum.
  • SEPTEMBER 7, 2017
    The firm filed an amicus curiae brief on behalf of Harvard University, Boston University, Boston College, and 15 other Massachusetts colleges and universities, in support of the position of MIT in a precedent-setting case in the Supreme Judicial Court, Estate of Nguyen v MIT, et al. The team that wrote the brief included Alan D. Rose, Aidan Flanagan, and Anthony Moriello.
  • MARCH 17, 2016
    Massachusetts Appeals Court affirms dismissal of defamation and Lanham Act case filed against the firm's clients.
  • MARCH 23, 2015
    State Ethics Commission clears the firm's client, a public official. Alan D. Rose, Jr. represented the public official in a lengthy investigation into municipal corruption.
  • MARCH 16, 2015
    United States Court of Appeals affirms jury verdict for the firm's clients in precedent-setting False Claims Act case. Alan D. Rose and Brian Lipkin had won the jury verdict in 2013.
  • FEBRUARY 26, 2015
    Middlesex Superior Court denied an injunction sought against the firm's clients, sales managers in the surgical laser industry. The Court refused to impose employment restrictions on the firm’s clients.
  • NOVEMBER 2014
    The firm wins dismissal of case against a lawyer and his firm alleged to have disparaged a company that was under investigation for not paying employees properly under federal and state law.
  • SEPTEMBER 2014
    The firm obtains summary judgment in Dukes County Superior against the Edgartown Historic District Commission. Judge rules that the Commission violated its own bylaws with respect to the redevelopment of a residential parcel.
  • SEPTEMBER 2014
    Our Managing Partner, Alan D. Rose, has been named in The Best Lawyers in America for 20 consecutive years and is currently listed as a “Best Lawyer” in the following five categories: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Education Law, Litigation - Labor and Employment.
  • AUGUST 25, 2014
    Judith Sizer, adds her views to the debate on campus sexual assault as a contributor to WBUR’s Cognoscenti.
  • MAY 6, 2014
    Our new Senior Counsel, Judith Sizer, reflects on her move to the firm in New England In-House Magazine.
  • MARCH 10, 2014
    Judy Sizer, formerly General Counsel at Brandeis University, joins the firm as Senior Counsel.
  • JANUARY 2014
    Our firm’s partners have been named Massachusetts “Super Lawyers” for 2014: Alan D. Rose, Sr. (Employment Litigation, General Litigation and Criminal Defense: White Collar), Alan D. Rose, Jr. (General Litigation, Business Litigation and Criminal Defense: White Collar).

    Our partner Meredith Wilson Doty is named “Super Lawyers-Rising Stars” for 2014: Meredith W. Doty (Business Litigation, Employment Litigation and Criminal Defense: White Collar).
  • APRIL 9, 2013
    Federal district court jury returns defense verdicts for the firm's four clients in False Claims Act case, finding no scientific misconduct by the two hospitals and two academic researchers. The precedent-setting case was tried following remand from the Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, which reversed a summary judgment the firm had obtained for its clients in 2010. See earlier decisions (750 F.Supp.2d 358 and 678 F.3d 72). The firm’s trial team included Alan Rose, Brian Lipkin, and Anna Andreeva.
  • SEPTEMBER 7, 2012
    Alan D. Rose has been selected for inclusion in the 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in five categories: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Education Law and Litigation - Labor & Employment. This is the fifteenth year that Mr. Rose has been selected for this honor.

    Selection for Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey comprised of more than 4 million confidential evaluations by the top attorneys in the country. Our annual Best Lawyers publication has been described by The American Lawyer as “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.” Because no fee or purchase is required, being listed in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.
  • MARCH 21, 2012
    Supreme Judicial Court rules for Tufts University in Massachusetts Civil Rights Act case;
    Court upholds and refers to the firm's amicus curiae brief on behalf of eleven Massachusetts colleges and universities in support of Tufts’ position.
  • NOVEMBER 10, 2011
    United States District Court dismisses False Claims Act case against the firm's client.
  • SEPTEMBER 15, 2011
    U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit considers whether allegedly false statements on a National Institutes of Health grant application for federal funding can support a False Claims Act case. Alan D. Rose, Sr. presents oral argument on behalf of defendants-appellees.
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