Practice Area

Employment Litigation


Every business, no matter how well-run, can be exposed to labor and contract disputes, sexual harassment, discrimination claims, work-related accidents and the countless other issues that can arise for employers today. Whether the employer is a small business or a national giant, Hassett | Donnelly has successfully handled a myriad of employment cases before state and federal courts across New England and New York, as well as Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD), Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (CHRO) and the New Hampshire Commission of Human Rights.

Our employment litigation experience includes representing employers, businesses, corporations, franchises, chains, charitable organizations, municipal entities and public employers in actions arising from:

  • Anti-Slapp Laws
  • Age Discrimination
  • Civil Rights
  • Discrimination
  • Employment Contracts
  • Handicap Discrimination
  • Harassment
  • Hostile Work Environment
  • Independent Contractor Issues
  • Negligent Hiring
  • Overtime Disputes
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Racial Discrimination
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Trade Secret Agreement
  • Wage Act Violations
  • Whistleblower
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Wrongful Discharge

Workers’ Compensation

Hassett | Donnelly regularly represents insurers, self-insured employers, and third-party administrators in workers’ compensation matters. Whether assisting with fact gathering at an early stage or fully litigating a claim through formal hearing and beyond, we can be counted on to provide a comprehensive and cost-effective defense for our clients. We provide thorough evaluation of a claimant’s medical records and employment history, and work with a variety of reputable medical and vocational experts to assist us in building a strong defense for our clients.

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