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On August 18, 2014, Best Lawyers named Katherine J. Michon as a 2015 “Lawyer of the Year” based on the high esteem in which she is held by her colleagues.  She was also selected for the 2016 Edition of “Best Lawyers in America.” Ms. Michon co-leads the firm's executive and professional advocacy practice.  She was also named by Boston Magazine as one of Boston’s Best Employment Lawyers, which described her as “one of the best negotiators in the business.” She holds an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell and has been selected to be named by Law & Politics/Boston magazine in Super Lawyers for ten consecutive years, as well as being listed in its Top 50 Female Super Lawyers in Massachusetts and for all of New England. Ms. Michon is well known for her work on senior executive transition matters, including change-in-control agreements, severance and compensation arrangements, and covenants not to compete. In addition, she advises small companies in sophisticated employment matters. As an established leader in the field, Ms. Michon is a frequent author and speaker on employment law matters, including managing the complexities of executive transition.


Practice areas


  1. Wrongful Termination: 25%
  2. Discrimination: 25%
  3. Sexual Harassment: 25%
  4. Employment & Labor: 25%

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Shilepsky Hartley Michon Robb, LLP

155 Seaport Boulevard
11th Floor
Boston, MA, 02210


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerShilepsky Hartley Robb Casey Michon LLP2005 - Present
PartnerKimball Brousseau & Michon LLP1998 - 2005
AssociateDwyer & Collora, LLP1993 - 1998
AssociateShilepsky, Messing & Rudavsky, P.C.1992 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
Boston Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law SectionMemberN/A
Boston Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section, Steering CommitteeMemberN/A
Boston Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section, Diversity CommitteeCo-chairN/A
MCAD's Sexual Harrasment Guidelines CommitteeCo-chairN/A
MCLE's Employment Law ConferenceCo-chairN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Winning Legal Strategies for Employment LawEmployment Law 1012005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Massachusetts at AmherstN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
New England School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A