MARK BURAK is a partner with Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, P.C. Mr. Burak
regularly represents employers before administrative agencies and in state and federal courts
in defense of sexual harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination, wage-hour, ERISA
disputes, and other employment-related claims, and in the litigation of non-compete and trade
secret matters. Mr. Burak advises employers in all aspects of employment law with a focus
on implementing preventive employment practices. He counsels employers on a full range of
employment matters, including sexual harassment, supervisory skills, EEO training,
employment and human resource policy development, employee discipline and terminations,
severance, privacy issues, leave, disability and family medical leave, wage-hour and other
employment issues, as well as transactional related matters. His clients span a number of
industries including software and high-tech, construction, retail, health care, manufacturing,
and professional employer organizations. Mr. Burak also regularly represents high-level
executives in employment-related issues, including negotiation of employment agreements
and advice on exit issues. Mr. Burak is a member of the Steering Committee for the Labor
and Employment Section of the Boston Bar Association and co-chairs the Equal Employment
Opportunity Subcommittee. He is also a member of the Associated Industries of
Massachusetts (AIM) Human Resource Committee, and he frequently writes and lectures on
employment-related issues. Before joining Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, P.C., Mr.
Burak was a partner in the Boston office of Nixon Peabody LLP. Mr. Burak graduated
magna cum laude from Boston University School of Law in 1991. He received his bachelor
of business administration from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1987.
ANTHONY J. CICHELLO is a partner at Krokidas & Bluestein LLP.