Edward M. Kaplan retired as a member of Sulloway & Hollis, PLLC, on November 30, 2021.
Mr. Kaplan practiced law at Sulloway & Hollis for 48 years. He represented corporations, businesses, school districts, universities, religious organizations, and hospitals. His practice incorporated all areas of labor and employment law, including matters pending before state and federal courts, the Department of Labor, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the New Hampshire Department of Education and the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights in discrimination, non-competition, trade secret, wage and hour and wrongful termination cases. Mr. Kaplan represented school districts, religious organizations and other clients in cases involving allegations of employee misconduct and/or sexual abuse. Additionally, he represented clients in contract negotiations, labor disputes and general labor matters.
Mr. Kaplan had a long history of involvement in race track litigation and in defending the validity of exculpatory releases. He defended numerous product liability cases, including those involving drugs, machinery, construction equipment, boilers and combustible equipment, sporting goods, automotive equipment, apparel, safety equipment, tobacco, latex and asbestos.