Katherine J. Michon

Katherine J. Michon

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Boston, MA

Hartley Michon Robb
 | 155 Seaport Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02210-2698
Phone: 617-447-2802
Fax: 617-447-2800
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (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.  She and her partners pioneered the firm’s nationally-ranked executive advocacy practice which focuses on the legal needs of executives, professionals and select businesses in sophisticated employment matters.  Ms. Michon was also selected for the 2017 Edition of “Best Lawyers in America,” and in 2012 she was named a Top Woman of Law by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.  In addition, 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.  Since 2013, Chambers USA awarded her the highest ranking, that of Band One.  According to Chambers USA, “clients have described her as ‘experienced, thoughtful, and a calm, stabilizing force,’ who over the years has developed a lot of skill in negotiating settlements.  She is highly respected and revered by senior executives and corporate clients, who seek her out for advice on a wide range of employment matters…”  Ms. Michon is particularly well known for her work on senior executive transition matters, including negotiating employment agreements, change-in-control, severance, retention, retirement, deferred compensation and compensation agreements, as well as non-solicitation and covenants not to compete.  She works proactively with executives and professionals to provide effective strategies for resolving workplace disputes often behind the scenes to best position the client.  Ms. Michon has navigated thousands of clients through a variety of difficult employment situations that have resulted in successful outcomes, verdicts and settlements.  She has particular expertise in discrimination and sexual harassment matters, as well as handling sensitive departures with particular emphasis on protecting the executive’s reputation and financial security. 

    About Katherine Michon

    Admitted: 1992, Massachusetts

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

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

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

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • In 2019 Ms. Michon was recognized in Chambers USA as a Band One leader in the field of Labor & Employment, Mainly Plaintiffs Representation, 2019
    • In 2012 Ms. Michon was named a Top Woman of Law by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
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    Office Location for Katherine J. Michon

    155 Seaport Boulevard
    2nd Floor
    Boston, MA 02210-2698

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    Last Updated: 5/21/2020

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