Practice Areas

The lawyers of Vrountas, Ayer & Chandler, P.C. are experts in the legal fields in which they practice.  Equally as important, we are experts in the industries we serve.  We pledge to work closely with you to understand your legal challenges, as well as the unique needs of your business.  At the same time, we will ensure that you are presented with all of your options for meeting your legal challenge, along with the costs and benefits of each.

Employment Counseling and Litigation

The partners of Vrountas, Ayer & Chandler are among the most experienced employment lawyers in New England. Our expertise includes:
  • Trade Secrets and Non-Competes
  • Human Resources Training
  • Employment Counseling, including:
    • Developing employment applications, job descriptions, employment contracts, and policy handbooks;
    • Conducting internal investigations;
    • Managing terminations or mass layoffs and plant closings;
    • Responding to investigations by state and federal employment agencies.
  • Employment Litigation in numerous judicial and administrative forums.

Commercial and IP Litigation

Legal disputes are, unfortunately, a fact of life for many businesses.  We are prepared to serve your business litigation needs, including:
  • Director and Officer liability claims.
  • Intellectual Property disputes, including:
    • Covenants not to Compete;
    • Patent Litigation
  • Insurance coverage and defense litigation.
  • Contractual and common-law indemnification.
  • Complex agency relationships.
  • Right-to-Know and FOIA claims and litigation.
  • Debtor/Creditor and collections matters.
  • Construction Law, including:
    • Breach of Contract;
    • Construction defects and accidents; and 
    • Performance and Payment Bond Claims.