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Attorney Daniel J. O’Connell Selected for Inclusion in the 2015 New England Super Lawyers Magazine

Attorney Daniel J. O’Connell, managing partner with Springfield-based O’Connell & Plumb, P.C. has been selected for inclusion in the 2015 New England Super Lawyers magazine in the area of Plaintiff’s Employment Litigation.  Attorney O’Connell will also be featured in the November issue of Boston Magazine for this accomplishment. According to the webpage for Super Lawyers,… Read More »

Court Upholds Jury Verdict Obtained by Attorney Daniel J. O’Connell and Attorney Sarah A. Ornelas

Attorney Daniel J. O’Connell and Attorney Sarah A. Ornelas were successful at upholding the jury verdict obtained in Michael Saxe v. Baystate Medical Center.  During July 2014, Attorney O’Connell and Attorney Ornelas represented a former security guard who was fired from Baystate Medical Center.  Mr. Saxe was sexually harassed by a female co-worker and reported… Read More »

Paternity Leave – Now the Law in Massachusetts

On April 7, 2015, Massachusetts updated the Massachusetts Maternity Leave Act (MMLA), (Massachusetts General Laws c. 149, § 105D) to include time off for Fathers.  Now Fathers will also be afforded up to eight (8) weeks of unpaid leave for the birth or adoption of a child, and the placement of a child in their… Read More »

Attorney Ornelas Admitted to the State of Connecticut

The firm would like to Congratulate Sarah Ornelas who was recently admitted to practice in the State of Connecticut.  Attorney Ornelas is also licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, State of California, United States District Court for the District of Connecticut and the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Another Jury Verdict for Attorney O’Connell

Daniel J. O’Connell recently received a favorable jury verdict in the Hampden County Superior Court in a pregnancy discrimination case.  In the case, Attorney O’Connell’s client was not returned to the same or a similar position after she returned from maternity leave and the jury awarded her lost wages and other damages.  Keep up the… Read More »

Attorney Ornelas Receives the Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award

Attorney Sarah Ornelas has received the Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award. Martindale-Hubbell is the premier lawyer rating service in the country. Martindale-Hubbell gives the Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award to those lawyers whose clients give the lawyer a 4.5 average rating (out of 5.0) in the following areas: (1) Communications Ability; (2) Responsiveness; (3) Quality of Service;… Read More »