MRW Blog

MRW Moves to Newton!

It is our pleasure to announce that Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky has relocated! As of November 12, 2018, our new address will be: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. One Gateway Center 300 Washington St, Suite 308s Newton, MA 02458 Our phone and fax numbers remain the same. We look forward to working with you at […]

Posted: November 19, 2018 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized

MRW Partners Dahlia Rudavsky and Ellen Messing to Present at MCLE’S Employment & Labor Law: MCLE BasicsPlus®

On November 19-20, 2018, MRW partners Dahlia Rudavsky and Ellen Messing will present at MCLE’s Employment & Labor Law: MCLE BasicsPlus, a popular program Attorney Rudavsky has chaired and Attorney Messing has participated in for almost two decades. The two-day event offers a comprehensive introduction to employment and labor law. Both attorneys will present lectures designed […]

Posted: November 14, 2018 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized

MRW Attorneys Included in 2018 Massachusetts Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists!

Congratulations to Dahlia Rudavsky and Ellen Messing for 15 consecutive years of recognition by Super Lawyers, a list that recognizes no more than five percent of attorneys in Massachusetts. MRW Partner Jim Weliky celebrated his 10th anniversary in 2014 and has been acknowledged every year since as well. Super Lawyers also designated our associate attorney […]

Posted: November 5, 2018 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized

Massachusetts Legislation Strengthens Protections and Benefits for Families, Pregnant Employees

MRW previously commented on the “rampant” pregnancy discrimination plaguing the American workplace, following an in-depth exposé by The New York Times.  Despite this painful reality, two recent pieces of Massachusetts legislation strengthen legal protections and benefits for pregnant employees and families. First, the Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA), which Governor Charlie Baker signed into […]

Posted: September 6, 2018 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: news

MRW Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers and Lawdragon!

MRW is proud to announce the several noteworthy recognitions awarded to our firm’s attorneys this summer. First, our three partners — Dahlia Rudavsky, Ellen Messing and James Weliky — have been included in the Lawdragon’s inaugural 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment Lawyers Guide, a new series that showcases attorneys who have “won big for workers.” Additionally, […]

Posted: August 22, 2018 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized

Best Lawyers Names Dahlia Rudavsky 2019 Lawyer of the Year

For the third time in five years, MRW Partner Dahlia Rudavsky has again been honored as the Boston-area “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers® in the “Employment Law- Individuals” category! She had previously received “Lawyer of the Year” honors for 2014 and 2017. In addition to recognizing Ms. Rudavsky’s work representing individual employees, Best […]

Posted: August 22, 2018 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized

Pregnancy Discrimination is “Rampant” in the American Workplace, the New York Times Reports

The New York Times recently brought attention to the rampant discrimination facing women in the workplace. The article features current and former lawsuits brought by pregnant women and mothers against some of the country’s largest employers, underscoring not only the individual plight of women but also the institutionalized nature of workplace discrimination. Though pregnant women […]

Posted: August 13, 2018 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: news

MRW Partner Speaks on Supreme Court Wedding Cake Bakery Case and Its Implications for Public Accommodations & Workplaces

The Supreme Court ruling on the clash between a gay couple’s right to a wedding cake and a baker’s religious beliefs has garnered significant national attention. The Court’s decision does not provide clear answers to the free-speech-v.-gay-rights questions posed by the case but offers considerable insight into the future and some direction for the present. […]

Posted: July 16, 2018 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: news

MHLAC – Employment Discrimination Claims for Clients with Mental Health Challenges: Reasonable Accommodations, Intersectionality, and Trial Skills

Our law firm supports the mission of the Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee: advancing the rights and opportunities of persons with psychiatric challenges through quality legal advocacy and education. On June 22nd, MRW partner Ellen Messing presented a panel at a MHLAC conference with Oyenike Balogun-Mwangi, Ph.D., and MHLAC attorney Chetan Tawari focused on representing […]

Posted: July 11, 2018 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized

MRW News Bulletin – Summer 2018

We are exceedingly proud of our attorneys’ recent honors and accomplishments: Once again, Chambers and Partners has selected our firm as Band 1 in plaintiff employment representation. Our firm partners each individually received Band 1 or Band 2 designations! The members of the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Employment Lawyer’s Association recognized the great leadership skills […]

Posted: June 18, 2018 | Author: Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. | Categories: Uncategorized