Featured Case Studies

​Defense of company and two employees in trade secret case

The firm successfully defended two former employees of a large electrical company and their new employer in a trade secret, non-disclosure, and non-compete case. The firm’s work created new precedent relating to the inevitable disclosure doctrine. Ne…

​Defense of employee in non-compete case

Hinckley Allen successfully defeated a motion for an injunction filed by a large staffing company against a former employee who left to work for a competitor. The case involved claims for breach of contract and violation of a non-disclosure agreement.

​Defeat of Motion for Conditional Class Certification in FLSA class action case

Hinckley Allen successfully defeated a motion for conditional class certification of a class action wage and hour case involving loan processors working for a large financial institution. The Court ruled that plaintiffs failed to satisfy even the lenien…

​Successful defense of employee in trade secret case

Hinckley Allen successfully defended a former employee of a large medical device company in a motion for an injunction seeking to bar him from working for a new employer. The firm represented the employee in Massachusetts federal court and successfully …

​Defeat of Class Certification in FLSA and State Wage and Hour Case

Hinckley Allen successfully defeated two motions for class certification in a significant wage and hour case pending in federal court. The firm represented a delivery company in a lawsuit brought by two drivers on behalf of themselves and a putative cl…

Successful defense of age and disability discrimination claims on appeal

As appellate counsel, Hinckley Allen convinced the Rhode Island Supreme Court to affirm summary judgment for a large automobile dealership sued for age and disability discrimination.  When the former employee argued that the trial court had erred in grant…