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.
Client Advisory - Supreme Court Ruling Deals a Blow to Consumer Class Actions
April 2011 publication
Client Advisory - Massachusetts Legislature to Consider Noncompetition Agreement Act
May 2010 publication
Attorneys recognized at EAPD's Second Annual Pro Bono Award Reception
June 25, 2008
EAPD Welcomes 2007 Fall Associate Class
September 24, 2007