Elizabeth Inglis

Elizabeth helps clients navigate complex employment issues and find practical solutions to fit their business and professional needs. With over a decade of experience, Elizabeth has successfully advised both companies and executives through a wide range of complex employment counseling and litigation matters, including negotiating and drafting employment and separation agreements, advising through disciplinary actions, and resolving employment related claims.

Noncompete Unenforceable for Inadequate Consideration

Nice to be quoted in the below-linked Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly article about the impact of the recent (and first of its kind!) substantive decision on the consideration requirements of the Massachusetts Noncompetition Agreement Act!  Indeed, a “glimmer of hope” that the courts are starting to provide some guidance on this issue. Where to read: Mass …

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Recent District Court Decision Highlights Complexity of FLSA Exemption Analysis

U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Robertson recently issued an order denying defendants’ motion for summary judgment in a case involving an alleged violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), citing, among other grounds, defendants’ failure to meet their burden on the “primary duty” element of the executive exemption.  See August 10, 2021 Memorandum and …

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Poorly Drafted Noncompete Leads To Important Decision On The Massachusetts Noncompetition Agreement Act

After nearly three years of waiting, a substantive decision has finally been issued addressing the consideration requirements of the October 2018 Massachusetts Noncompetition Agreement Act (the “MNAA”).  In an Order issued on July 15, 2021 in KPM Analytics North America Corp. v. Blue Sun Scientific, LLC (C.A. No. 4:21-CV-10572-TSH), U.S. District Court Judge Hillman dismissed …

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