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Kevin Merritt


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Kevin C. Merritt represents individual employees at every phase of the employment lifecycle, from initial employment contracts to litigation, severance and settlement negotiations, and unemployment claims.

Kevin’s practice focuses on discrimination disputes, wage and benefit claims, non-compete and non-disclosure issues, and workplace privacy protections—particularly electronic communication policies and medical and genetic privacy concerns. Kevin represents clients in state and federal court, at mediation and arbitration, and before administrative agencies including the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance, and the Massachusetts Civil Service Commission. He has extensive experience working with technology-sector clients, such as programmers and engineers. In addition, Kevin represents unions and union members in labor-relations disputes and has appeared before both the National Labor Relations Board and Massachusetts’s Department of Labor Relations.

Kevin holds memberships in the Boston Bar Association, the AFL-CIO’s Lawyers Coordinating Committee, and the Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association. He currently serves as Chair of MELA’s Technology Committee, and also served on the BBA’s Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Section Steering Committee from 2008 to 2010.

Kevin has been an attorney at Segal Roitman since 2011. Prior to joining Segal Roitman, Kevin represented individual employees and unions at two other prominent Boston firms, and operated an information technology consulting firm focused on web design and development.

Outside his legal practice, Kevin maintains his avid interest in science and technology; he can usually be found reading up on the latest developments or working through an endless list of personal software and hardware projects.

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Northeastern University School of Law J.D. (2006)

Connecticut College B.A. (2001),
magna cum laude

Bar Admissions
Commonwealth of Massachusetts

United States District Court
for the District of Massachusetts