Katherine J. Michon

Katherine J. Michon

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Boston, MA

Hartley Michon Robb
 | 155 Seaport Boulevard, 11th Floor
Boston, MA 02210-2698
Phone: 617-447-2802
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2016
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor (70%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (30%)
Attorney Profile


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.

About Katherine Michon

Admitted 1992, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage: http://hartleymichonrobb.com/k_michon.php

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Co-Author of the Commentary for the Massachusetts Discrimination Law Reporter 1998-Present, MDLR

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • In 2012 Ms. Michon was recognized in Chambers USA as a leader in the field of Labor & Employment, Mainly Plaintiffs Representation
  • Ms. Michon received the highest ranking of Band One in Chambers USA 2013 as a Leader in the Field of Labor and Employment, Mainly Plaintiffs Representation
  • In 2012 Ms. Michon was named a Top Woman of Law by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
Office Location for Katherine J. Michon

155 Seaport Boulevard
11th Floor
Boston, MA 02210-2698


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Last Updated: 3/17/2016

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