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Press Release: Bowditch & Dewey Promotes Employment Attorney Robert G. Young to Partner

FRAMINGHAM (December 16, 2015) – – Bowditch & Dewey today announced that Robert G. Young has been named as a partner in the Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits group.

Young concentrates his practice in a diverse range of employment matters, including discrimination and retaliation, noncompetition, trade secrets, and wage-and-hour matters. He advises businesses, banks, municipalities, higher education institutions and nonprofit organizations on both litigation and non-litigation matters, such as employee discipline, medical leave and negotiating agreements. Young established and leads Bowditch & Dewey’s Craft Brewery practice, serving craft breweries, ciders and industry distributors.

“Bob is a tremendous asset to Bowditch & Dewey, and we are delighted to welcome him as a partner to the firm,” said Managing Partner James D. Hanrahan. “He brings a wealth of experience as a skilled litigator in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies, and bolsters our firm’s already stellar Employment practice.”

“I am thrilled to be a part of the highly respected Bowditch team,” said Young, who works in the firm’s Framingham and Boston offices. “I believe our Labor and Employment Practice is among the strongest in Massachusetts.”

Before joining Bowditch last year, Young practiced 13 years at the former Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP (now Locke Lord LLP). He graduated, magna cum laude, from Boston University School of law, after receiving his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, also from BU. He is an active member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and Boston Bar Association.

About Bowditch & Dewey, LLP

Bowditch & Dewey, LLP is a midsize law firm with the comprehensive skills and knowledge to handle transactions and solve legal issues confronting New England businesses and institutions. With more than 60 lawyers in three Massachusetts locations—Boston, Framingham and Worcester—Bowditch & Dewey offers a depth of practice in its core areas of business, real estate, litigation, labor and employment and estate and tax planning that rival much larger firms.

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