Big firm experience. Small firm attention and value.

Skilled advocacy in employment law, civil and business litigation.

Big firm experience. Small firm attention and value.

Skilled advocacy in employment law, civil and business litigation.

Big firm experience. Small firm attention and value.

Skilled advocacy in employment law, civil and business litigation.

Big firm experience. Small firm attention and value.

Skilled advocacy in employment law, civil and business litigation.

Whitney Law Group, LLC was founded by Mark M. Whitney, a lawyer who spent 24 years trained by and practicing in large law firms in New York and Boston.  Mark has spent his career representing businesses, insurance companies, and executives in employment-related disputes. Mark has developed a substantial expertise in noncompete/restrictive covenant litigation on behalf of both employers and individuals, and has also handled a wide variety of complex commercial cases.

If you have a challenging employment law or business issue, WLG is here to help. WLG's approach to legal problems is practical, zealous and creative.  WLG listens to your goals, scrutinizes the facts and evidence carefully, and advises in a thoughtful and straightforward manner.  WLG seeks to tailor its approach based on the circumstances -- many problems can be resolved cooperatively,  some require a "gloves off" approach, and other need a creative alternative.  WLG will work closely with you to find the right approach to your problem. In addition, WLG has leveraged a variety of technologies and adopted a lean business model to provide services efficiently and at a reasonable price.

Experience + Creativity + Attention + Value = WLG's Approach

Practice Areas

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Employment Law for Individuals

Mark Whitney has more than 24 years of experience representing employers and insurance companies. At WLG, Mark is able to utilize his extensive defense experience to represent individuals.

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Employment Law for Companies

WLG provides a wide variety of employment law related services to employers, including day-to-day compliance counseling and defense of employee claims before state and federal agencies and courts.  Mark also helps companies prepare and implement a broad range of employment-related contracts, including drafting, negotiation, and litigating disputes arising under contracts.

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Civil and Business Litigation

In addition to its employment law services, WLG helps its clients resolve a wide variety of general business disputes.

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Trade Secrets

Prior to forming WLG, Mark led the Noncompete, Trade Secret, and Unfair Competition practice at a large Boston-based law firm. A significant part of Mark's practice involves helping companies protect their valuable trade secrets and business relationships.

Interested in working with Whitney Law Group, LLC?
Here's just a sample of what you might expect...

EXCELLENT ADVICE DURING JOB ELIMINATION -- I reached out to Mark at the suggestion of a family member when I was worried that my employment of almost 19 years was possibly going to end due to a restructuring. I was able to make good decisions with his advice before, during and after my the eventual loss of my job. He assisted in consultation, review, and feedback on all of my interactions with my former employer critically during the severance package review. I would strongly suggest working with Mark as he was a true professional providing me the information and confidence I needed. I will surely recommend him to any other friends or family members from the Greater Boston, North Shore and Merrimack Valley if they should need legal services. He made me feel brave, empowered and supported during a really difficult time in my professional life.

Investment Fund Manager, Securities Industry

QUICK RESOLUTION OF NONCOMPETE DISPUTE -- I hired Mr. Whitney in the spring on 2017 and he was instrumental in helping me get back to work as quickly as possible! His sense of urgency with my situation, his responsiveness and professionalism confirmed that I made the right decision in hiring him!

Business Development Executive

KNOWLEDGEABLE AND AGGRESSIVE -- As General Counsel for a company with nearly 1000 employees, we do occasionally need the help of a very experienced employment lawyer. Mark has counseled us numerous times on many issues, including new hires where we are dealing with non-competes from prior companies, difficult employees, hearings before the MCAD and much more. He is a consummate professional, easy to work with, and provides sound advice. I highly recommend him.

General Counsel

Recent Blog Posts

Whitney Law Group is Growing (again)!

WLG is pleased to welcome Kaitlyn Millerick, who recently joined WLG as an Associate. Kaitlyn is a 2011 graduate of Northeastern University School of Law and brings a variety of employment law and general legal experience to the table for WLG's clients. She is attended her undergraduate studies at Brandeis University.

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SJC Provides Additional Clarity About the Scope of the Massachusetts Wage Act

On June 26, 2017, the highest court in Massachusetts, the Supreme Judicial Court (“SJC”), decided George, et al. v. National Water Main Cleaning Company, et al. This class action law suit stems from uncertainties about assessment of certain damages under the Massachusetts Wage Act (G. L. c. 149 §§ 148, 150).

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Alleged Use of Phrase “Mack Daddy” in the Workplace Enough For Race Discrimination Case to Proceed

On June 15, 2017, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts (the federal trial court in Boston) denied the defendant’s motion to dismiss in Campbell v. Bristol Community College. The plaintiff, Campbell, sued her former employer, Bristol Community College, alleging discrimination and retaliation on the basis of race.

Contact Whitney Law Group to schedule a consultation with Mark Whitney.  Take the first step toward protecting your rights, resolving your dispute, and achieving RESULTS.