What we do

DeWitt Law’s practice is focused on insurance and ERISA litigation; labor and employment litigation; and commercial and business litigation.

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practice areas

DeWitt Law is committed to providing businesses both small and large, as well as individuals, the expertise and resources they need to evaluate legal issues both prior to and after the filing of a lawsuit.

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Insurance and ERISA Litigation

DeWitt Law is well-versed in and has written extensively in this nuanced area of the law, including removal to federal court, limiting state law claims and confining discovery to the administrative record.

Labor and Employment Litigation

We are experienced in assisting clients regarding almost any employment issue, including non-competition and confidentiality agreements, employment and severance agreements, employee discipline and terminations and employee handbooks.

Commercial and Business Litigation

We represent business clients of all sizes and types of entities such as corporations, partnerships, professionals, trustees, directors and officers with a wide variety of legal issues and concerns with an eye toward timely and cost-efficient resolution.

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Recent News & Articles

Our firm is committed to provide useful and timely information to clients, in-house counsel and other business professionals through frequent blog posts, articles and white papers.

USE OF MEDICINAL MARIJUANA NOT A FACIALLY UNREASONABLE ACCOMMODATION UNDER MASSACHUSETTS EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION LAW

In a case that may be a precursor of things to come across the country as more and more states “legalize” the medicinal use of marijuana, in a July 17, 2017 decision in Barbuto v. Advantage Sales and Marketing, LLC, SJC 12226, 2017 Mass. LEXIS 504 (July 17, 2017) the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court determined […]

Thursday, July 20, 2017

TEMPORARY WORKER NOT ENTITLED TO LEAVE AS A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION

The Tenth Circuit recently addressed whether an employer had failed to make a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e et seq., (“ADA”) regarding a temporary worker’s request for time off as a reasonable accommodation and although it affirmed the Colorado District Court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of […]

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

POSTING JOB OPPORTUNITY ON LINKEDIN PROFILE FOR NEW EMPLOYER DID NOT VIOLATE NON-COMPETE

A fact of life in modern business is an employee’s use of social media, or, in some cases, a former employee’s use of social media, and how it fits in with any post-employment restrictions to which they may be subject. In Bankers Life and Casualty Co. v. American Senior Benefits LLC, 2017 IL App (1st) […]

Thursday, June 29, 2017

NO EVIDENCE OF AGE BIAS WHEN JOB WAS ELIMINATED AS PART OF REDUCTION IN FORCE

The Fifth Circuit, in Lay v. Singing River Health System, No. 16-60431, 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 10758 (5th Cir. June 19, 2017), recently upheld the district court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of the defendant employer in an age-discrimination case because it agreed with the lower court that the plaintiff had failed to raise […]

Thursday, June 22, 2017