80 Washington Square, Unit C20, Norwell MA 02061


Attorney Lawrence P. Mayo, P.C. is well experienced in handling employment matters in Massachusetts and other states, involving both litigation and client counseling designed to avoid litigation. Our privately-held employment clientele is diverse, and includes physician group practices, software and internet application developers, technology delivery and implementation specialists, healthcare consultants, medical services providers, professional architects and engineers, as well executives and other key employees.

Specific areas of experience include:

  • Discrimination, Harassment and Wrongful Termination – successfully asserted and defended employee claims before both state court and administrative agencies.  
  • Employment Agreements - We have represented companies and executives in drafting and negotiating the terms of employment agreements. We have also advised companies and executives on their rights and obligations under employment contracts in the event of employment termination.
  • Non-competition and Trade Secrets - We draft noncompetition, anti-solicitation, and confidential information agreements in order to protect our clients business goodwill, intellectual property, confidential information and trade secrets. We also litigate claims when such agreements are breached, most often in the context of seeking or defending against injunctive relief and restraining orders. We also provide advice and representation when employees depart an existing business to start competitive firms.
  • Wage and Hour Claims – On behalf of our client seeking to enforce state overtime laws before state court and administrative agencies.
  • Severance Agreements - We often draft severance agreements and negotiate terms of severance on behalf of employers and employees.
  • Employment Handbooks and Policies - We draft and review employment handbooks and policies, and advise employers on need to update handbooks to include areas such as, internet and computer use, social media, leaves of absence and drug and alcohol use.
  • Employee Discipline – Serve as hearing officer on behalf of employer and represent employees in discipline and termination matters according to employee handbook code of conduct and collective bargaining agreements.