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Massachusetts House of Representatives Passes Non-Compete Reform

     On June 29, 2016, the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed House bill 4434, An Act Relative to the Enforcement of Noncompetition Agreements. Non-compete reform has been brewing in the Massachusetts legislature for several years, but the reform sought by many may finally be here, if the bill is enacted.  This bill contains two […]...

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Chris Strang Appointed to Lawyers for Affordable Justice Advisory Board

Partner Chris Strang recently accepted an appointment to serve on the Advisory Board for Lawyers for Affordable Justice (LAJ).  Founded in January, 2016, LAJ is a collection of independent lawyers joining forces to provide legal services to low and moderate income clients at rates they can afford.The LAJ attorneys are able to provide services at reduced […]...

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Strang Scott Selected to Join Construction Lawyers Alliance

 Strang, Scott, Giroux & Young, LLP, was recently selected to join the Construction Lawyers Alliance, a group devoted to providing a comprehensive collection of construction law resources prepared by a select group of construction lawyers nationally.  Strang Scott is proud to join the Alliance and will continue to offer timely advice and updates on construction […]...

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Proposed Noncompete Legislation Could Reshape Employment Relationships in Massachusetts

At a Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce breakfast this week, Massachusetts House Speaker DeLeo proposed compromise legislation regarding non-compete agreements. The Speaker’s proposal included three points:  limiting non-competes to twelve months; requiring employers to provide employees notice that a non-compete will be required before employment begins (and inform employees of a right to counsel), and […]...

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Contractors Will Soon Be Able to Apply for Certification for Public Construction Online

The Massachusetts Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM) recently announced that contractors will soon be able to utilize an online application process for certification. It will include the ability to pay fees online as well as online access to documents such as Certificates of Eligibility. The website is expected to be ready in […]...

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Boston Globe Features Strang Scott Client, Mass Innovation Labs

 Our friends at Mass Innovation Labs were once again featured in the Boston Globe.  Mass Innovation Labs is changing the world of how companies lease and utilize laboratory space.  Meet the chief encouragement officer in Kendall Square ...

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The Choices That Led Small Business Owners to Wealth

Our friends and clients who are entrepreneurs and small business owners will appreciate the insight in this recent New York Times article: The Choices That Led Small Business Owners to Wealth ...

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Boston Bar Foundation Adams Benefit

Strang Scott was honored to be a part of the 2016 Boston Bar Foundation’s Annual Adams Benefit.  This year, over 1,000 attendees joined the Boston Bar Foundation at the Museum of Fine Arts, raising over $600,000 for legal aid services.  Our friends at The Danger Booth were at the event doing what they do best:...

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Strang Scott Prevails In Arguing that Public Awarding Authorities Have a Duty to Verify Validity of Payment Bonds

A Superior Court judge recently ruled in Kapiloff’s Glass, Inc. et.al. v. University of Massachusetts (UMASS), et.al., MICV2014-08766, that Massachusetts awarding authorities on public construction projects do, in fact, have a duty to confirm that the payment bonds submitted by general contractors are valid.Strang Scott brought suit on behalf of four subcontractors who provided labor […]...

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Strang Scott Announces Hiring of New Associate

Strang Scott is pleased to welcome first-year associate Andrea Jacobs to the firm.  Ms. Jacobs is a 2015 graduate of Boston University School of Law, and worked with Strang Scott as a Summer Associate in 2014.  While in law school, Ms. Jacobs also worked with the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources and the Boston University Office of […]...

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