Employee Injuries & Accommodations

McLane Middleton's Woburn Office 300 TradeCenter, Suite 7600, Woburn, MA

An employee has been injured on the job, now what? When an employee is injured in the workplace, most employers know they must report the incident to their workers’ compensation insurance carriers and the applicable state Department of Industrial Accidents/Department of Labor. But, frequently other employment laws arise simultaneously and are overlooked, such as the federal Family

How to Protect Your Company in Litigation

McLane Middleton's Woburn Office 300 TradeCenter, Suite 7600, Woburn, MA

Your business has just been sued or served with a subpoena for documents and a deposition, what's next? This seminar will discuss risk management for businesses dealing with litigation, provide an understanding of the litigation process and common pitfalls to avoid when it comes to workplace email, and how best to protect attorney-client privilege and

Massachusetts Millionaire’s Tax Seminar

McLane Middleton's Woburn Office 300 TradeCenter, Suite 7600, Woburn, MA

In November, 2022 Massachusetts voters approved a constitutional amendment in which Massachusetts residents who earn more than $1 million each year will begin paying a new tax. The new tax imposes an additional 4% state income tax on that portion of annual taxable income in excess of $1 million. Revenues from the tax will be

Intellectual Property Rights

McLane Middleton's Woburn Office 300 TradeCenter, Suite 7600, Woburn, MA

Are you a start-up to mid-sized company with products or trade secrets that separate you from the competition? Do you understand your intellectual property rights? On June 22, 2023, attorneys Jeremy Walker and Cathi Yao from McLane Middleton's Intellectual Property Practice Group, will discuss the differences between patents, trademarks, and copyrights. In addition, they will review how to protect

Impacts of Post-Covid Office Space Market on Owners, Tenants, and Lenders

McLane Middleton's Woburn Office 300 TradeCenter, Suite 7600, Woburn, MA

The post-Covid period has been marked by a sharp decline in the office space market. Demand is down, vacancies are up, and many landlords have been forced to lower rents below what they would have offered before the pandemic. However, many of these owners either bought or re-financed their properties relying on rent expectations that

What’s New in Estate Planning?

McLane Middleton's Woburn Office 300 TradeCenter, Suite 7600, Woburn, MA

What is the best way to protect my assets? How do I set up my family for the future? These questions and more are asked everyday to estate planners. Join attorneys Ryan J. Swartz and Caitlin G. McCurdy as they discuss changes and updates in the estate planning arena, recent cases involving the IRS, and

The Neuroscience of Person to Person Collaboration

McLane Middleton's Woburn Office 300 TradeCenter, Suite 7600, Woburn, MA

What is the importance of in person collaboration? That question and other reasons many businesses are moving toward bringing their employees back into an in-person work environment will be addressed in this seminar. Presenter Rick Maybury, President of the Knowles Johnson Institute of Graduate Studies will discuss this idea in more depth and provide takeaways

Massachusetts Employment Law Update

Crowne Plaza Boston-Woburn 15 Middlesex Canal Park Dr., Woburn, MA, United States

This year's Massachusetts Employment Law Update presented by McLane Middleton's employment attorneys will take place on Thursday, October 19, 2023 from 8:00a.m. to 12:30p.m. at the Crowne Plaza in Woburn. This half-day event will provide important legal updates relating to the human resource function of business. Join our employment attorneys in discussing the latest trends in

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Massachusetts Estate Tax Update

McLane Middleton's Woburn Office 300 TradeCenter, Suite 7600, Woburn, MA

On October 4, 2023, Governor Healy signed into law Bill H. 4104: An Act to Improve the Commonwealth’s Competitiveness, Affordability, and Equity, which, among other tax reforms, increased the Massachusetts estate tax exemption from $1 million to $2 million and eliminated the notorious “cliff” effect—or disappearing exemption feature—of the prior law. This new legislation, which retroactively

The Alphabet Soup of Advanced Planning Trusts

McLane Middleton's Woburn Office 300 TradeCenter, Suite 7600, Woburn, MA

When working with a high net worth or ultra high net worth client there are several different ways to approach their estate plan. This seminar will include several of those techniques including: SLATs - Spousal Lifetime Access Trusts IDGTs - Intentionally Defective Grantor Trusts APTs - Asset Protection Trusts QSBS stacking - Qualified Small Business Stock stacking

The Lifecycle of a Deal From A-Z

McLane Middleton's Woburn Office 300 TradeCenter, Suite 7600, Woburn, MA

The lifecycle of an M&A deal can vary depending on the type of transaction, but the stages are similar. In this seminar, McLane Middleton Corporate attorneys John Colucci, Jesse Angeley, and Ramey Sylvester will discuss the various stages of a transaction, things that you should know, and ways you can help move the transaction along

The Massachusetts Employers’ 2024 To-Do List

McLane Middleton's Woburn Office 300 TradeCenter, Suite 7600, Woburn, MA

The start of a new year is a great time to review and update employment practices. Join members of McLane Middleton’s Employment Law Practice Group for a discussion of items that MA employers should consider putting on their “To-Do” list in 2024, including wage and hour best practices, job descriptions, and employee handbooks.