Successful defense of multi-national corporation in stock option dispute

Hinckley Allen served as counsel for a multi-national corporation sued by a disgruntled employee for failing to pay certain stock option benefits.  Securing dismissal of the case, we convinced the federal court that the employee's claims for breach of con…

Successful Prosecution of Energy Companies

Hinckley Allen’s Christopher Carter was successful in his representation of Freedom Logistics, PNE Energy Supply, Resident Power, and Halifax-American Energy Company, based in Auburn and known collectively as the Freedom Companies, in a lawsuit against …

​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 …