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Accurate Job Descriptions: More Important Than Ever!

With the recent passage of the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act, the importance of accurate job descriptions is again driven home. As a refresher, the Equal Pay Act requires equal pay for “comparable work.” Comparable work is defined as work that requires “sub…
Act. The Equal Pact Act provides for damage awards in the form of actual damages… liquidated damages would also be awarded. Liquidated damages are a legal remedy for https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/women-labor/accurate-job-descriptions-more-important-ever/

Royal, P.C. Receives Recognition as a Finalist For Best Law Firm 2018. (Published: July 2018).

Royal, P.C., recently received recognition as a finalist for Best Law Firm for the 2018 Readers Choice Awards, as published by the Daily Hampshire Gazette. Royal, P.C. was bestowed this honor based upon the influx of votes we've received from the Pioneer …
or Best Law Firm for the 2018 Readers Choice Awards https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/community/royal-pc-receives-recognition-finalist-best-law-firm-2018-published-july-2018/

Heather Loges Recently Named COO

Heather Loges was recently promoted to the position of chief operations officer at Royal, P.C., a labor and employment law firm in Northampton. Loges has been with Royal since July 2016, joining as a paralegal. As the COO, Heather is in charge of all a…
Lawyers Weekly Excellence in Paralegal Work Award. https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/community/heather-loges-recently-named-coo/

Heather Loges Nominated for Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly Excellence in Paralegal Work Award

Congratulations to our very own Heather Loges, who has been nominated for the Excellence in the Law Award in the category of Excellence in Paralegal Work as presented by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly! We hope you win!
been nominated for the Excellence in the Law Award in the category of Excellence in Paralegal W https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/community/heather-loges-nominated-massachusetts-lawyers-weekly-excellence-paralegal-work-award/

First Circuit Upholds Ruling Despite Video Evidence

The First Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld an important ruling regarding disability benefits awarded to a woman with a range of possible conditions. The United States District Court ruled the Plaintiff, a former employee who had sued for coverage unde…
portant ruling regarding disability benefits awarded to a woman with a range of possible condit https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/women-labor/first-circuit-upholds-ruling-despite-video-evidence/

Chapter 11 Can't Protect Companies Who Break Covenant of Good Faith

U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Joan N. Feeney has ruled that an at-will employee who filed a whistleblower complaint against her employer was entitled to severance and can seek benefits against the employer’s Chapter 11 (bankruptcy) estate.
led in favor of Briggs and severance pay was awarded. This judicial decision suggests that t https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/women-labor/chapter-11-cant-protect-companies-who-break-covenant-good-faith/

Tanzania Cannon-Eckerle Wins Top Women of Law Award!

Royal, P.C., is delighted to once again congratulate Tanzania (Tanzi) Cannon-Eckerle on her MA Lawyers Weekly - Women of Law 2017 Award, and would like to take the opportunity to share pictures of the event. Congratulations Tanzi!
Top Women of Law 2017 Award https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/community/tanzania-cannon-eckerle-attends-ma-lawyers-weekly-award-ceremony-congratulations-tanzi/

Royal, P.C. Honored at Super 60 Award Luncheon

Royal, P.C., was delighted to attend the Super 60 Award Luncheon at Chez Josef, in Agawam, MA, hosted by the Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce to honor this years "Super 60 Award" Winners. The award recognizes the top 30 companies in overall reven…
was delighted to attend the Super 60 Award Luncheon at Chez Josef… Award Winners.  The award recognizes the top 30 companies in overall r https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/community/royal-pc-honored-super-60-award-luncheon/

Resolution of Two Decade Old Case

For the layman party to a lawsuit, perhaps the most shocking part of the ordeal is the sheer length of the process. This is particularly true when a case enters the appellate process. Recently, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) is…
performance evaluation. The Hearing Officer awarded St. Marie over https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/women-labor/resolution-two-decade-old-case/

Royal, P.C., Women in Labor Blog Nominated for Best Legal Blog

Royal, P.C., is delighted to announce that our Women in Labor Blog has been nominated for a prestigious award. Please follow the link the vote. https://www.theexpertinstitute.com/legal-blog/women-in-labor-developments-in-labor-and-employment-law/
https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/community/royal-pc-women-labor-blog-nominated-best-legal-blog/

Royal, P.C. Attends The National Association of Minority and Woman Owned Law Firms' Annual Meeting

Tanzania Cannon-Eckerle and Anthony Huntley of Royal, P.C. were delighted to attend the NAMWOLF Annual Meeting in New York, New York this past weekend.
tley and MA Lawyers Weekly 2017 Women of Law award recipient Tanzania Cannon https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/community/royal-pc-attends-national-association-minority-and-woman-owned-law-firms-annual-meeting/

Royal, P.C. Named a Super 60 Company

Royal, P.C. is delighted to announce that we were recently awarded the Springfield Regional Chamber 2017 Super 60 Award for Growth. This is the first year Royal has achieved the Super 60 status. A luncheon will be held to celebrate the honorees on Octobe…
delighted to announce that we were recently awarded the Springfield Regional Chamber 2017 Supe…r 60 Award for Growth. To be eligible https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/community/royal-pc-named-super-60-company/

Amy B. Royal Received Recognition as a Finalist For Best Lawyer 2017

Amy B. Royal, CEO of Royal, P.C., received recognition as a finalist for Best Lawyer for the 2017 Readers Choice Awards, as published by the Daily Hampshire Gazette. Amy was bestowed this honor based upon the influx of votes she received from the Pionee…
for Best Lawyer for the 2017 Readers Choice Awards…n behalf of our clients.  Other recent Royal awards these past two months include Tanzania Cann https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/community/amy-b-royal-received-recognition-finalist-best-lawyer-2017/

Tanzania Cannon-Eckerle Receives Recognition as a Top Women of Law Honoree

Tanzania Cannon-Eckerle recently received recognition as a Top Women of Law Honoree as published by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.
 This award is presented to Tanzi for her tireless effor…yal Law Firm to be bestowed this prestigious award https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/community/tanzania-cannon-eckerle-receives-recognition-top-women-law-honoree/

Royal, P.C. Ranked One of the Top Law Firms by BusinessWest

Royal, P.C. is delighted to announce that BusinessWest named Royal, P.C. one of the top law firms in Western, MA.
https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/community/royal-pc-ranked-one-top-law-firms-businesswest/

Royal, P.C. Underwrites Human Service Forum Awards Banquet

Royal, P.C. was delighted to be an underwriter of the Human Service Forum's 2017 Awards Banquet, which was held at the Log Cabin in Holyoke on May 17th. The annual awards banquet seeks to honor and celebrate the extensive efforts put forth by community me…
nderwriter of the Human Service Forum's 2017 Awards Banquet…Log Cabin in Holyoke on May 17th. The annual awards banquet seeks to honor and celebrate the ex https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/community/royal-pc-underwrites-human-services-forum-awards-banquet/

Frederick D. Royal Receives Recognition from Martindale-Hubbell

Royal, P.C. is delighted to announce that Frederick D. Royal has been bestowed a rating of AV Preeminent for Highest level of Professional Excellence and High Ethical Standards by Martindale-Hubbell. Attorney Royal was awarded a rating of 5.0/5.0 as a r…
Hubbell.   Attorney Royal was awarded a rating of 5.0… which is the highest level of award given by Martindale https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/community/frederick-d-royal-receives-recognition-martindale-hubbell/

Amy B. Royal Receives Recognition as a Top Woman Attorney in Massachusetts

Royal, P.C. is delighted to announce that Amy B. Royal has been selected as one of the Top Women Attorneys in Massachusetts, as published in the April 2017 issue of Boston Magazine. This recognition is awarded as a result of personal achievements as well…
sue of Boston Magazine.  This recognition is awarded as a result of personal achievements as we…setts Lawyers Weekly's 2012 Top Women of Law awardnd BusinessWest's prestigious 40 Under Forty award recognizing her for outstanding leadership i https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/community/amy-b-royal-has-been-selected-one-top-women-attorneys-massachusetts/

Intersection of FMLA and Disability Law

A recent decision (M.C.A.D. & Amanda LaPete v. Country Bank for Savings) made by the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination serves as an illustration of the intersection of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and disability law, which is a re…
LaPete was awarded more than https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/women-labor/intersection-fmla-and-disability-law/

Royal, P.C. Sponsors the Seventh Annual Springfield Rotary Club Service Above Self Luncheon

On November 18th, the Springfield Rotary Club held its 7th Annual Luncheon honoring this years Service Above Self Award Recipients: Spencer Haywood and Susan Jaye-Kaplan.
was to honor this years' Service Above Self Award Recipients… as this prestigious award is the Springfield Rotary Club https://www.theroyallawfirm.com/news/community/royal-pc-sponsors-seventh-annual-springfield-rotary-club-service-above-self-luncheon/

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