Boston, MA, May 11, 2017 – Kushner Sanders Ravinal LLP (“KSR Law”) is pleased to announce that Jack Merrill, a veteran employment lawyer and civil litigator, has joined the firm as a partner. Merrill has had a longstanding relationship with his new partners, Lloyd Sanders and Frank Ravinal, and possesses the same commitment to diligent and effective representation to his clients. Merrill previously worked with a firm in Framingham, Massachusetts for many years in addition to his work for KSR Law. He will work at KSR Law’s Needham office and will maintain a second office in Framingham to continue his presence in the town and to see local clients. Merrill is well known for his informative employment law blog.
Sanders, KSR Law co-founder and partner, said, “We are thrilled that Jack has joined our firm as a full partner. He has been an extended part of our team for many years and shares the same vision of legal service delivery that has made KSR Law a trusted advisor to a wide range of clients across New England. His addition deepens our strength in employment and business law, and enables us to provide a greater breadth of services to current and future clients.”
Merrill said, “KSR Law offers a strong platform for me to provide a broad array of legal services to my clients and to help Frank and Lloyd better serve theirs. As part of the firm’s core team, I will be fully integrated with other practice areas, including real estate and corporate law. I look forward to continuing to grow my client, professional and business relationships at KSR Law.”
Merrill specializes his practice in employment law and civil litigation. He counsels individuals and small businesses on employment and other matters; handles discrimination, sexual harassment, and wrongful discharge cases; drafts, negotiates, defends against, and litigates employment contracts; provides sexual harassment training and other educational services; drafts employment manuals; and handles a variety of civil matters (including business and real estate related matters). Merrill’s legal practice includes private consultations, and he is experienced in all Massachusetts state and federal courts, in arbitration and mediation, at the MCAD and EEOC, and in other administrative venues. He also uses his 20-plus years of experience to serve as a mediator in employment disputes. He is author of a quarterly employment law newsletter, maintains an informational employment law blog, and provides educational seminars and presentations. Merrill’s non-legal experience includes work as a newspaper reporter, researcher, and workers’ compensation administrator for the federal government. He is president of Metrowest Legal Services and has served numerous other charitable organizations during his career. Merrill graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1984 and from Northeastern University School of Law in 1993.
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