Katherine J. Michon was named by Best Lawyers as a 2015 "Lawyer of the Year" based on the high esteem in which she is held by her colleagues. Ms. Michon co-leads the firm's executive and professional advocacy practice. Boston Magazine has named Ms. Michon as one of Boston's Best Employment Lawyers, and has described her as "one of the best negotiators in the business." Since 2004, she has been named in Boston Magazine to the following lists: Top 50 Female Super Lawyers in Massachusetts, the Top 50 Female Super Lawyers in New England and Top 100 Massachusetts Super Lawyers. For the fourth consecutive year, Chambers USA has recognized Ms. Michon as a Leader in the Field of Labor & Employment, Mainly Plaintiffs. For the last three years, Chambers USA awarded her the highest ranking, that of Band One. According to Chambers USA, "Katherine Michon is revered for her distinguished expertise in handling executive transition matters.....Clients note she is very thoughtful, experienced and brings her wisdom into every conversation." Ms. Michon is particularly well known for her work on senior executive transition matters, including change-in-control, severance, retention, retirement and compensation agreements, as well as covenants not to compete. Ms. Michon works proactively with executives and professionals to provide effective strategies for resolving workplace disputes. She also advises small companies in sophisticated employment matters. She has navigated thousands of clients through a variety of difficult employment situations that have resulted in successful outcomes, verdicts or settlements. As an established leader in the field, Ms. Michon is a frequent author and speaker on cutting-edge issues in employment law, including managing the complexities of executive transition.
Admitted 1992, Massachusetts
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