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Patriarca v. Center for Living & Working, Inc.

An important interpretation of Rule 4.2 of the Massachusetts Rules of Professional Conduct, which governs communications with persons represented by counsel, as applied to the employees of an adverse corporate party.  Upon grant of application

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King’s Faire Inc. v. Strickney et al.

An analysis of an agreement not to compete in the unusual context of performing arts.  The court declined to enforce a non-competition clause which lasted two years and covered six states because it was an

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McKinney v. National Dairy Council

One of the earliest cases to establish the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing in at-will employment relationships under Massachusetts law.  The federal District Court held that the employer violated the implied covenant

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