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TEL: 617-579-5000
EMAIL: pking@mhtl.com

Mr. King’s practice is focused on the areas of labor and employment law in the public and private sector, education law, and litigation.  Mr. King has represented clients in collective bargaining negotiations, before administrative bodies, and in federal and state courts.  Prior to joining the firm, Mr. King served as a Senior Law Clerk to the Justices of the Massachusetts Superior Court, where he directly assisted judges in all phases of civil and criminal litigation.

Mr. King graduated with the highest distinction from Suffolk University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Government.  He received his Juris Doctor in 2016 from Suffolk University Law School, where he served as an Article Editor of the Suffolk University Law Review and received the Fuchs Labor Law Memorial Prize for his academic achievements in the field of labor law.

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Neponset Valley Chamber of Commerce: Labor & Law Employment Update

MHTL attorneys Katherine Hesse and Kier Wachterhauser will be presenting information regarding important legal issues and developments in the Labor & Employment field at a Neponset Valley Chamber of Commerce (NVCC) event on Thursday, November 15th.  These presentations will include a comprehensive overview of major legislative/regulatory/case law developments, as well as best practices in navigating issues such as marijuana in the workplace and sexual harassment.

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Legislature Passes Sweeping Non-Compete Reform; Bill Awaits Governor's Signature

On July 31, 2018, the Massachusetts Legislature passed long-debated legislation aimed at reforming the law surrounding non-competition agreements.  Non-competition agreements are commonly used to restrict competition following the ending of the employment relationship.  If signed by the Governor in its present form, the law would go into effect October 1, 2018 and significantly alter the landscape related to non-compete agreements for employers and employees in Massachusetts.

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