Hunt & Associates P.C.

Sep 16, 2015

A Lesson in Contract Negotiations: Be Willing to Walk Away

A number of years ago, I represented a shipping company which was negotiating to build new ships in a Chinese shipyard. My client had done its due diligence and was satisfied that the shipyard in question could build the ships it wanted at an acceptable price and deliver them in a timely fashion. For its part, the Chinese shipyard was eager to land this contract, as it would represent an expansion of its business to … Read more

Sep 1, 2015

Proving Once Again that No Good Deed Should Go Unpunished

An associate in a Boston law firm claimed that his former employer had unlawfully retaliated against him by not giving him letters of recommendation he wanted after he filed a complaint of racial discrimination against his employer. His employer successfully defended the claim through trial and appeal after the court refused to grant the employer summary judgment on that claim.

The suggestion though that you have to give good letters of recommendation to every former … Read more