Kurt L. Binder

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Worcester, MA

Seder & Chandler LLP
 | 339 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608
Phone: 508-757-7721
Fax: 508-831-0955
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2017, 2019
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Construction Litigation: Business (20%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (20%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%),
  • Administrative Law (10%),
  • Intellectual Property (10%)
Attorney Profile

As a partner at SederLaw, Kurt L. Binder focuses his practice on business and corporate matters, commercial litigation and employment law. He serves clients throughout the state of Massachusetts. Empowering his clients and helping them find practical solutions to their legal challenges, Mr. Binder generally handles cases involving business formation, corporate governance, restructuring of corporate alliances, distribution and supply, intellectual property and licensing, contract negotiation and drafting, ADR, employment procedures and policies, and real estate and land use. He also provides private client services.

Mr. Binder graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in history and government from Colby College. He went on to earn a Juris Doctor from the Suffolk University Law School, where he also graduated cum laude.

Having more than 30 years of legal experience, Mr. Binder helps clients achieve effective and efficient resolutions to routine and complex legal matters. His notable successes include successfully defending a multistate commercial trucking company against a multiple customer property damage claim, prevailing in a seven-day bench trial regarding the enforcement of an employment noncompete agreement, and recovering more than $1 million on behalf of a client in a property damage claim involving frozen pipes in a former mill building. Mr. Binder has received the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell, and he has been named as a fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America.

Staying active in the legal community, Mr. Binder is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and the Worcester County Bar Association. He regularly volunteers his time with these organizations as a conciliator and mediator.

 *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (30%)

Construction Litigation (20%)

Employment & Labor (20%): Employment Law - Employee

Business/Corporate (10%): Business Formation and Planning, Contracts

Administrative Law (10%): Licensing

Intellectual Property (10%)

Focus Areas

Employment Law - Employee, Business Formation and Planning, Contracts, Licensing

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2017, 2019

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About Kurt Binder

Admitted: 1986, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage: https://www.sederlaw.com/Attorneys/Kurt-L-Binder.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • Rising Stars, Massachusetts Super Lawyers, 2015 - 2020
  • Martindale & Hubbell "AV" Rating, 2007
  • Super Lawyer

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts, 1986
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, 1986 - Present
  • Worcester County Bar Association, 1986 - Present
  • Trial Law Institute, Member
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, 2014 - Present
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 2000 
  • U.S. District Court of Massachusetts, 1987

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Voluntary Conciliator, Worcester County Bar Association
  • Voluntary Mediator, Worcester County Bar Association
  • Voluntary Conciliator, Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Voluntary Mediator, Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Voluntary Counciliation Program - Worcester District, 2010 - Present
  • Diversity Law Institute
  • Worcester County Bar Association, Chair, Commercial/Corporate Law Committee

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Common Mistakes You Can Make with Your Employee Handbook in Massachusetts, Lorman Education Services, July 25, 2006
  • Author, New Regulations for FMLA Mean Policy Updates for the Human Resources Office, Worcester Business Journal, 2009
  • Speaker, Legal and Ethical Issues for Attorneys Representing Closely Held Companies, Worcester County Bar Association & Bench/Bar Day, March 16, 2006
  • Speaker, Non-Compete Issues in Connection with the Sale of a Business, Worcester County Bar Association & Bench/Bar Day, March 22, 2007
  • Speaker, New Developments in Corporate and Business Law, Worcester County Bar Association & Bench/Bar Day, March 20, 2008
  • Speaker, Successor Liability and Piercing the Corporate Veil: Steps for Recognition and Prevention, Worcester County Bar Association & Bench/Bar Day, March 12, 2009
  • Time Off: State and Federal Law on Employee Leave, Vacations, and Holidays in Massachusetts - Litigating Leave Disputes, Lorman Education Services, October 10, 2002

Educational Background:

  • Colby College, B.A. in History/Government, Honors: Cum Laude, 1982
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Office Location for Kurt L. Binder

339 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608

Phone: 508-757-7721

Fax: 508-831-0955

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Last Updated: 7/4/2019

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