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Jon Friedmann will discuss negotiation skills for civil litigators in a panel organized by the Social Law Library on January 13. In addition to Jon, the webinar will feature the Hon. Mark D Mason, Massachusetts Superior Court (moderator) and panelists the Hon. Bonnie H. MacLeod, (ret.), JAMS Mediator, Arbitrator and Maria C. Walsh, Esq., JAMS […]

Imagine you are a parent paying tuition totaling almost $50,000 a year to send your child to a to a well-regarded, pricey liberal arts college in southern Massachusetts. In the spring of 2020 COVID-19 hits, and the college closes its campus to students and transitions to “virtual learning” for the foreseeable future. As a result, […]

The North Chamber of Commerce named Rudolph Friedmann LLP managing partner James Rudolph a 2021 to its Academy of Distinguished Leaders at its Annual Dinner, which featured keynote speaker Governor Charlie Baker. The Distinguished Leaders award was created 10 years ago to recognize professionals who are making a significant impact on the North Shore through […]

Rudolph Friedmann is pleased to announce that nine of the firm’s attorneys were selected for recognition on the 2021 Massachusetts Super Lawyers® lists. The selection process combines independent research, peer nominations and evaluations, with no more than five percent of each state’s attorneys named to the Super Lawyers list and no more than 2.5 percent […]

The firm is pleased to announce James Rudolph has been included in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for Real Estate Law and Construction Law. Best Lawyers has been recognizing legal excellence for over three decades and is regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor. Best Lawyers compiles […]

The firm is pleased to announce Robert Rudolph has been included in the 2022 edition of Best Lawyers in America© Ones to Watch for his work in Labor and Employment Law – Employee. These awards are recognitions given to attorneys who are earlier in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the […]

A Superior Court judge has ruled that an individual injured in an automobile accident can bring a claim for negligent entrustment against a mother whose disabled adult son allegedly caused the crash. The mother and her son, who suffered from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)—for which he took medication, were […]

In the current age of global pandemics and unprecedented economic instability, many employers and employees find themselves stressed to the maximum. A recent decision by a Federal Appeals Court that an employer did not discriminate against an employee by firing her for misconduct she attributed to post-traumatic stress disorder has shed some new light on […]

Laws permitting the medicinal use of marijuana were enacted in Massachusetts in 2012 and on July 1, 2018, recreational marijuana was legalized. The Commonwealth’s evolving law governing marijuana usage presents profound challenges for Massachusetts employers seeking to protect their customers, employees and themselves. This article will briefly examine some of the current trends in marijuana […]

UMNV 205-207 Newbury, LLC (referred to as “UMNV”) leased its Newbury Street location to Caffe Nero Americas, Inc. (referred to as “Caffé Nero”) for a 15-year term starting June 1, 2017. The lease stipulated that Caffé Nero was to use the leased premises “solely for the operation of a Caffé Nero themed café under Tenant’s […]

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