Tamsin R. Kaplan - Davis, Malm & D

Tamsin R. Kaplan

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2014

Tamsin Kaplan is an employment lawyer and business litigator. She has extensive experience representing businesses, executives and other high-level professionals on a full range of employment-related issues, including recruitment, hiring, discrimination, negotiation of employment agreements, breach of contract, non-competes, discipline, termination, and reductions in force. Tamsin regularly litigates business and employment cases in federal and state courts and agencies. She advises employers regarding employee handbooks, employment audits, and workplace policies and practices. Tamsin frequently conducts workplace investigations and trainings on diversity, harassment, and other topics. She also provides alternative dispute resolution services to parties involved in business and employment disputes and other civil litigation matters. Tamsin works with clients in a wide variety of industries, including education, health care, manufacturing, technology, and service industries.

Recent matters include:

Successfully enforced a non-compete agreement against a former high level employee in the medical services industry.

Successfully defended a high tech company against allegations of unpaid wages and employment discrimination.

Won a judgment for a company co-founder in a lawsuit arising from the breakup of a business, including breach of contract and non-compete claims.

Presented numerous workplace trainings for managers and employees in manufacturing, service, high tech and sales companies.

Negotiated numerous CEO, CFO and CMO employment, non-compete and severance agreements.

Defeated a summary judgment motion in the Superior Court Business Litigation Session in a lawsuit involving equity distribution in a biotech start-up.

Successfully defended a medical practice in a breach of contract lawsuit by a physician.

Won a five figure discovery sanction against the opposing party in a Superior Court lawsuit.

Conducted an investigation of allegations against a high level town official.

Served as mediator in dozens of business and employment disputes pending in various state and federal courts and agencies.

Tufts UniversityBA 1982Boston College Law SchoolJ.D. 1992
Women's Bar AssociationAmerican Bar AssociationBoston Bar AssociationMassachusetts Bar AssociationWomen's Bar Association

Office Location

One Boston Place, 37th Floor
Boston, MA 02108
United States


Practice Areas

Litigation - Labor and Employment

Other Information

Gender: Female