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Davis Malm Celebrates 40th Anniversary as a Prominent Boston Law Firm With New Brand and Website

Davis Malm is pleased to unveil a new brand and website to represent the firm’s approach to servicing clients efficiently and creatively, and with the agility necessary to handle any issue. The rebranding coincides with Davis Malm’s 40th anniversary, which the firm celebrated on May 1, 2019.

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Massachusetts Passes Legislation on Non-Compete Agreements

On August 10, 2018, Governor Baker signed into law the Massachusetts Non-Competition Agreement Act. Taking effect on October 1, 2018, the Act imposes significant limitations and requirements on non-competition and forfeiture for competition agreements for employees and independent contractors who reside or work in Massachusetts.

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Davis Malm Hires New Litigation Attorney

Davis Malm announces that Courtney A. Simmons has joined the firm’s Litigation practice. Ms. Simmons assists clients in commercial litigation and real estate disputes.

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Business Development Plans Are Not “One Size Fits All,” But There Is A Size For Everyone

 

 

 

 

 

You may be confident that you have this “business development” thing down pat – but are you sure? In today’s guest post, we are welcoming back ILN marketing professional, Joanne Thorud, Director of Marketing with Davis Malm & D’Agostine in Boston, who is sharing some excellent and easily implemented tips for getting your business development plans right.

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Davis Malm Attorneys Walk to the Hill for Civil Legal Aid

On January 26, 2018, Davis Malm attorneys joined nearly 700 lawyers, judges, and other legal professionals for the 19th Annual Walk to the Hill for Civil Legal Aid. The Davis Malm contingent was led by Daniel T. Janis and Samuel B. Moskowitz, and included C. Michael MalmHaritha D. AmbrosJames E. Gallagher, and Alicia R. Selman.

One of the largest lobbying events on Beacon Hill, the Walk to the Hill traditionally draws hundreds of lawyers to the State House to request their legislators’ support for civil legal aid funding. This year, the Equal Justice Coalition’s legislative funding campaign called on state lawmakers to provide $23 million in funding for the Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation (MLAC) line item in the Fiscal Year 2019 state budget.

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Davis Malm Hosts Cocktails and Conversations with the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative

On April 26, 2017, Davis Malm hosted a Cocktails and Conversations event in partnership with Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MassTech). MassTech CEO and Executive Director, Timothy J. Connelly, shared his insights on how Massachusetts became a leader in the growing technology industry, and how the state plans to utilize its position to support emerging businesses and technologies via strategic investment and collaborative leadership. Davis Malm shareholder, Patrick T. Clendenen, offered opening remarks.

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TAMSIN R. KAPLAN PRESENTS “EMPLOYMENT LAW ESSENTIALS” TO NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

On April 23, Davis Malm shareholder Tasmin R. Kaplan presented “Employment Law Essentials” to a group of non-profit organizations receiving grants from The Lenny Zakim Fund. The presentation addressed a broad range of current employment law topics, including the “dos and don’ts” of hiring new employees, compensation for interns, and the new Sick-Leave Initiative and Parental Leave Act. Ms. Kaplan co-presented with Mark Iriving, a board member of The Lenny Zakim Fund and a well-known mediator and arbitrator.

The Lenny Zakim Fund, established by Lenny Zakim in 1995, supports non-profit groups who demonstrate the will and potential to make a difference, but lack the necessary resources. The Fund provides financial support, technical assistance and networking opportunities to individuals and grassroots organizations. To learn more about the Fund, visit its website.

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DAVIS MALM ASSISTS LONG-TIME CLIENT POSTWIRE WITH SOCOCO MERGER

Davis Malm shareholder Sam A. Mawn-Mahlau and David M. Rogers, of counsel, represented long-time client Postwire, a provider of content curation solutions for personalized information sharing, in its recent merger with Sococo, a real time collaboration solution provider that creates a virtual office space for companies. Cliff Pollan, the CEO of Postwire, will take on the role of CEO of Sococo.

Similar to Postwire, Sococo’s mission is to transform information sharing and collaboration in a way that supports effective and successful working relationships. By combining the engaging and highly fluid live collaboration capabilities of Sococo with the powerful information curation and personalization capabilities of Postwire; the newly merged company now encompasses all forms of business communications to help strengthen business relationships and work processes.

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DAVIS MALM ASSISTS LONG-STANDING CLIENT CLEAN HARBORS, INC. WITH ACQUISITION OF THERMO FLUIDS, INC.

Davis Malm attorneys C. Michael Malm, John D. Chambliss, and Daniel T. Janis represented long-standing client Clean Harbors, Inc. (NYSE: CLH) in its recent $85 million acquisition of Thermo Fluids Inc. from Nuverra Environmental Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of full-cycle environmental solutions to the energy end market. With Thermo Fluids’ range of environmental services already in 21 U.S. states, this strategic acquisition aims to expand Clean Harbors’ environmental services customer base and achieve incremental volumes into its hazardous waste disposal facilities. Additionally, Clean Harbors expects to leverage Thermo Fluids’ highly scalable platform of collection facilities, storage capabilities, rail assets and transportation fleet with its existing re-refining infrastructure.

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SAM A. MAWN-MAHLAU MODERATES PANEL AT BOSTON BAR ASSOCIATION PROGRAM

On March 30, Davis Malm shareholder Sam A. Mawn-Mahlau served as a moderator at the Boston Bar Association’s “Cuba: Open for Business” program. The program explored recent legal developments, including the sanctions that have been eased and those that remain, and the broader landscape in the Cuban-American relationships. In addition, the panelists looked at new opportunities for engagement in business, educational, and cultural activities, and discussed a wide range of existing issues and their status, including questions relating to claims for expropriations.

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