Kori's practice focuses on labor and employment law. She represents businesses, educational institutions and non-profit organizations before state and federal courts, administrative agencies, and at alternative dispute resolution proceedings. Kori also regularly counsels clients on a broad range of employment law issues, including: the investigation, discipline, and termination of employees; wage and hour compliance; harassment, discrimination, and retaliation complaints; employment, severance and separation agreements; non-competition and trade secret agreements; claims of breach of contract and tortious interference with business relations; personnel policies and employee handbooks. Kori also assists clients in conducting internal investigations in response to complaints of harassment and discrimination by employees and in responding to government inquiries.
· Part of team that advised a Fortune 500 employer during an internal investigation of misconduct by a key executive.
· Obtained a dismissal of a discrimination charge at the Massachusetts Discrimination.
· Successfully argued a motion to dismiss, obtaining a dismissal of the plaintiff's age discrimination, disability discrimination and retaliation claims.
· Obtained lack of probable cause findings in several cases pending before the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination.
· Part of a team that obtained a preliminary injunction from the U.S. District Court on behalf of a financial services company in a case involving allegations of a former employee's unfair competition, interference with business relationships and theft of trade secrets.
· Represented the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in numerous evidentiary hearings and trials (both bench and jury) during a six-month rotation as a Special Assistant District Attorney with the Middlesex District Attorney's Office.
· Represented clients on a pro bono basis before the Plymouth Probate and Family Court, where she successfully served as first chair in a contested adoption matter, the Division of Unemployment Assistance and federal Immigration Court.
Before Edwards Wildman
Prior to attending law school, Kori worked in Connecticut as the communications coordinator for a not-for-profit organization and in New York as an associate editor and web producer.
Besides Edwards Wildman
In her free time, Kori enjoys cooking, baking, reading and traveling abroad.