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of Business and Employment Law

Terminating Employee to Avoid Hefty Commission Amounts to a $1 Million Mistake

Francoise Parker marketed energy services for EnerNOC, Inc., for which she was paid a base salary and commissions. The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has held that EnerNOC’s decision to withhold more nearly $350,000 in commissions because Ms. Parker was no longer employed by the Company subjected the Company to treble damages. In short, EnerNOC could not evade the Massachusetts Wage…

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Six B&B Attorneys Recognized as “Super Lawyers”

  Bennett & Belfort is proud to announce that Thomas Reuters / “Super Lawyers” has listed Bennett & Belfort P.C. Partners David Belfort,  Todd Bennett and Michael Mason as 2019 New England Super Lawyers; and Partner Eric LeBlanc and Senior Associates Michaela  May and Craig Levey as Rising Stars.   Attorney Belfort was selected as a “Top 100” attorney and…

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Bennett & Belfort Attorneys Win Jury Trial on Overtime Claims

  On October 4, a Suffolk County jury awarded three restaurant workers $114,498 in unpaid overtime compensation. The jury’s verdict followed a seven-day trial in which B&B attorneys, Michaela May and Craig Levey, represented the Thai kitchen workers. Each of the Plaintiffs routinely worked six or seven days per week, usually for much more than 40 hours per week, for…

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Bennett and Belfort, P.C. Partner, Todd Bennett, quoted in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

Partner Todd Bennett was quoted in a September 30, 2019 Massachusetts Lawyer’s Weekly article about a recent case involving physicians’ attorney-client privilege and peer-review privilege.   The underlying case was brought against Massachusetts General Hospital by a physician who alleged that he was fired in retaliation for whistleblower activity after he raised concerns about the hospital’s practice of scheduling surgeons…

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