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MRW Partner Dahlia Rudavsky Featured on WGBH Radio Show!

On January 3, 2020 MRW Partner Dahlia Rudavsky was featured on the WGBH Radio Show “Under the Radar with Callie Crossley,” on the Book Club segment. The show featured three women from the first cohort of female students at Yale University, as well as Yale-graduate and author Anne Gardiner Perkins, discussing Anne Perkins’ recent book, […]

Posted: January 28, 2020 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized

Partner Dahlia Rudavsky Quoted in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly on “OK, Boomer” in the Workplace

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly recently published an article about the legal implications of using the catchphrase “OK, Boomer” in the workplace. “OK, Boomer” gained popularity online in 2019 as a retort to outdated attitudes stereotypically attributed to the Baby Boomer generation, currently ages 55 to 73 years old. “Jokes” within the workplace sometimes reveal negative stereotypes, […]

Posted: January 3, 2020 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized

Partner Ellen Messing Quoted in Boston Globe on Issues of Racism in the MFA

The Boston Globe recently ran an article publicizing the extreme discord among many of their employees, in particular their security guards. In recent years, Museum of Fine Arts in Boston has been the subject of many complaints regarding racial discrimination in the workplace. While the museum hosts a staff that is more 70% white, people […]

Posted: December 16, 2019 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized

MRW Attorneys Dahlia Rudavsky and Gavriela Bogin-Farber Present at MCLE’S Employment & Labor Law: BasicsPlus®

On November 5-6, 2019, MRW partner Dahlia Rudavsky and associate Gavriela Bogin-Farber took part in MCLE’s Employment & Labor Law: MCLE BasicsPlus, a popular program Attorney Rudavsky has chaired for almost two decades. The two-day event offered a comprehensive introduction to employment and labor law. Both attorneys presented lectures designed to teach participants about statutes and caselaw […]

Posted: December 3, 2019 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized

Boston Globe Interviews MRW Partner Ellen Messing about Mass. State Police Failure to Limit Role of Biased Investigator

Boston Globe reporter, Victoria McGrane, recently interviewed MRW partner Ellen Messing regarding its decision to make Mass. State Police Trooper Robert Lima a full-time background investigator. Last December, in a case tried by MRW partners Ellen Messing and James Weliky, a jury found that Lima had conducted a racially biased background investigation of MRW client […]

Posted: November 15, 2019 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized

Carney Nurses Victorious against renewed Anti-SLAPP Motion

In the latest chapter of MRW’s case, Blanchard, et al. v. Steward Carney Hospital, Inc., et al. our clients, a group of nine nurses, have scored another victory at the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. The SJC denied the second motion of their former of their former employer , Steward Carney Hospital, to dismiss the Plaintiff’s […]

Posted: November 5, 2019 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized

MRW Partners Recognized by Best Lawyers and LawDragon and Ranked as a Band 1 Law Firm by Chambers USA!

We are thrilled to announce that Chambers has again ranked Messing Rudavsky & Weliky as a Band 1 firm in the plaintiff’s labor and employment category in Massachusetts. Chambers describes the firm as a “top-tier plaintiff firm” that “demonstrates expertise in the full gamut of workplace discrimination” and notes that “interviewees agree that the firm […]

Posted: August 28, 2019 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized

The Boston Globe Highlights Recent Motion for Contempt of Court against the Mass State Police by MRW

The Boston Globe recently publicized a motion for contempt of court that Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky filed against the Massachusetts State Police. We filed this in response to the State Police’s failure to adhere to an order requiring Officer Orlando Riley to be admitted to the MSP’s 85th Recruit Training Troop (RTT) without preconditions. Riley […]

Posted: July 26, 2019 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized

Dahlia Rudavsky & Ellen Messing Featured on Noncompete Law Podcast!

We are excited to share that Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky partners Dahlia Rudavsky and Ellen Messing recently appeared as guests on the Massachusetts Bar Association’s MassBar Beat podcast! In the [thirty-minute long] interview, Rudavsky and Messing discuss their recent article published in the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Section Review, which expresses the previously overlooked plaintiff’s perspective […]

Posted: July 15, 2019 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized

Federal Judge Orders State Police to Instate MRW Client Following Successful Race Discrimination Jury Trial

Firm lawyers recently succeeded in winning a federal court order requiring the Massachusetts State Police to admit Officer Orlando Riley into the next State Police training academy. Officer Riley is an African-American local police officer rejected in 2011 by the State Police based on a racially biased background investigation. MRW partners Ellen J. Messing and […]

Posted: May 7, 2019 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized