ABOUT KEVIN C. MERRITT

Since 2006, Attorney Merritt has practiced civil litigation, focusing primarily on the law of work. With over twelve years' experience in Boston’s elite small labor and employment law firms, Attorney Merritt advocates for workers and advises small businesses on best practices for a fairer workplace.


Attorney Merritt is admitted to practice before  state courts and agencies in Massachusetts, and before the U.S. District Court for Massachusetts and the First Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a graduate of Northeastern University School of Law and Connecticut College, magna cum laude.


Beyond his practice, Attorney Merritt relishes every moment he can get with his amazing wife—a product manager for a Boston software startup—and is an avid cinephile, a lifelong tech enthusiast, and a frustrated cook.

Memberships and Recognitions

  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers honoree 2017-2019

  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Stars honoree 2014-2016

  • Member, Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association

  • Member, National Employment Lawyers Association

  • Member, Massachusetts Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section Council

  • Member, Boston Bar Association

 
 

EMPLOYMENT LAW & LITIGATION

Work is part of the American identity. It's the first question we ask new acquaintances: What do you do?

Here's what we do. We offer a full range of boutique employment law services backed by years of experience and proven results. We work with clients all across the economy, and practice through the entire lifecycle of employment cases from contract negotiations to litigation and trial.

 

When your livelihood is at stake, get help you can count on.

Practice Areas

  • Employment contracts

  • Non-disclosure agreements

  • Non-compete agreements

  • Severance agreements

  • Executive compensation

  • Wages & benefits

  • Overtime

  • Commissions

  • Race discrimination

  • Sex & gender discrimination

  • Sexual harassment

  • Pregnancy discrimination

  • Disability discrimination

  • Reasonable accommodations

  • Medical leave

  • Age discrimination

  • Retaliation

  • Whistleblowers

  • Wrongful termination

  • Unemployment

  • Workplace privacy

  • Workplace investigations

  • Employment policies

  • Employee handbooks

 

CONTACT

400 TradeCenter, Suite 5900

Woburn, MA 01801

p: 617-603-0088

f:  617-487-4488

contact@merritt.law

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