Employment Law & Litigation Experience. Professionalism. Results.

Boston Employment Law & Litigation Attorney

Rose Law Partners has litigated claims of discrimination based upon nearly all state and federally recognized "protected classes," as well as the broad range of common law claims that are often pleaded in employment cases. We have litigated claims for breach of executive employment contracts in court and arbitration. We have also litigated wage and hour claims, as well as claims relating to stock option and other equity plans and the denial of employee benefits.

What is Employment Litigation?

Employment litigation is a type of legal dispute that occurs between an employee and employer regarding an employment or workplace-related concern. It includes issues with pay, overtime, and other situations where an employee endured unjust treatment associated with their job. It may include claims of discrimination or harassment.

Issues related to benefits (insurance, compensation, or pension), workplace safety violations, and whistleblower protection are all included in an employee’s call for legal action in an employment litigation. Most litigations are a result of terminated positions. The employer’s actions are considered illegal if they were found to have taken biased actions because of an employee’s race, gender, or other protected status.

WE REPRESENT clients ACROSS diverse industries

Our clients range from Fortune 100 firms to regional and local corporations, partnerships and their principals, and individual employees and executives. We defend and prosecute employment discrimination claims in Massachusetts state and federal trial and appellate courts, the MCAD, and the EEOC. Our clients come from many different industries, including high technology, law, mortgage banking, securities, municipalities, higher education, internet commerce, manufacturing, religious institutions, and other non-profits.

Why Choose Us?

Rose Law Partners has a strong track record of obtaining successful outcomes for our clients. Our versatility and experience handling both sides of employment disputes allow us to offer balanced, insightful advice and superior legal strategy.

We have successfully represented clients in many types of employment disputes, including:

  • Discrimination and wrongful termination claims;
  • Claims arising from non-competition, executive employment agreements, and compensation arrangements;
  • Restrictive covenant and trade secret litigation; and
  • Wage and hour matters.

We also assist employers with:

  • Labor and employment issues;
  • Negotiate and prepare employment and severance agreements;
  • Conduct internal investigations; and
  • Advise corporate executives on employment and separation issues.

Restrictive Covenant & Trade Secret Litigation

Rose Law Partners has extensive experience representing employers in restrictive covenant and trade secret litigation. Rose Law Partners has represented technology companies, securities firms, hedge funds, manufacturing companies, and other employers in enforcing non-competition and other restrictive covenants.

Employment Law Counseling in Boston & Beyond

We advise corporations on many different issues which arise in the hiring and termination of employees, including various day-to-day employment law compliance issues. We also draft policies and procedures, handbooks, and employment and severance agreements.

Employment & Separation Agreements

Rose Law Partners has represented many highly-placed executives in the negotiation of employment and severance agreements. Our clients have included CEO-level executives, financial industry professionals, sales executives, and scientists, among others.

Alan D. Rose has lectured at MCLE and has authored many articles over the past 15 years on employment law topics, including discrimination, ERISA, wrongful discharge, handbook claims, non-payment of wages, statistical evidence, and damages.

Laura B. Kirshenbaum leads Rose Law Partners’ Employment Law Practice. She represents both employers and employees in a range of employment-related matters. She contributes to the MCLE Employment Law treatise and frequently writes and speaks on employment law and litigation topics.


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  • Decades of Combined Experience


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