“Cotuit Firefighter loses discrimination lawsuit”

See Cape Cod Times Article January 31, 2014

First Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms Summary Judgment Decision Against the Cotuit Fire District and its Chief

On January 28, 2014, the First Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a Summary Judgment decision on a former Fire Captain’s claims for political discrimination under 42 U.S.C., § 1983, retaliation under the Massachusetts Whistleblower Statute, M.G.L. c. 149, § 185 et seq. and tortious interference with advantageous relations.  The Court ruled the Defendants presented legitimate; […]

Edward R. Gargiulo Represents Former JP Morgan Vice President, James L. Hertz, in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Federal Judge declines to impose prison sentence, probation or fine after Hertz’s substantial cooperation with the Government’s Investigation of the municipal bond derivatives market.   For articles, see http://www.newsdaily.com/business/d6b8b9187b33b3b7ace7b854d28cfd6a/no-prison-for-former-jpmorgan-exec-in-muni-bond-bid-rigging-case, Ex-JPMorgan VP Gets No Prison, and http://www.businessweek.com/news/2013-12-18/ex-jpmorgan-vice-president-avoids-prison-in-bid-rig-case

Diaz v. Jepson, et al

Court granted Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment.  Mere fact of vehicle’s collision with a deer is not evidence of negligence. In the absence of any evidence of negligent operation by the drivers, Summary Judgment must enter. Diaz v. Jepson, et. al., C.A. No. 2011-1248 (Plymouth Superior Court) (Moriarty, J.)

Richard A. Gargiulo named as a 2013 Super Lawyer in the area of White Collar Criminal Law

Richard A. Gargiulo has been names as a 2013 Super Lawyer for the New England Region in the area of White Collar Criminal Law. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and […]

Gargiulo Rudnick honors Francis X. Bellotti at the Insurance Library Association ceremony

Gargiulo / Rudnick, LLP was a sponsor at The Insurance Library Association of Boston’s 12th annual insurance professional of the year award ceremony honoring Francis X. Bellotti on October 18, 2013.

Gargiulo / Rudnick, LLP selected as US Top Ranked Law Firm for 2014

Gargiulo / Rudnick, LLP has been selected as one of the top ranked law firms in the United States because at least 1/3 of our attorneys have received a Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® rating.   Only 2,446 firms in the nation have received this recognition.

Richard A. Gargiulo included in the 2014 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©

Richard A. Gargiulo has been selected to be included in the 20th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for his work in the practice area of Criminal Defense: Non-White Collar.  Richard has been included in Best Lawyers  for more than 10 years. Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey comprising […]

Appeals Court affirms multi-million dollar judgment.

On August 8, 2013, the Massachusetts Appeals Court affirmed a jury verdict and contempt judgment with an award consisting of a compensatory fine, attorney fees and costs in favor of Appellee Barbara Nichols, who was represented by Patricia Noyes-Corrigan of Gargiulo / Rudnick.  To date, both judgments approximate $3M, including accrued interest. Read the full […]

Robert A. Griffith was a faculty member at the American Bar Association’s “National False Claims Act and Qui Tam Trial Institute

Robert A. Griffith was a faculty member at the American Bar Association’s “National False Claims Act and Qui Tam Trial Institute” held in Washington, DC on June 5 – 7, 2013. The National False Claims Act and Qui Tam Trial Institute focus on the discovery, evidentiary, and trial challenges that must be successfully overcome to […]