Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court holds that the state’s three-prong independent contractor test applies to the franchise relationship
March 24, 2022
Click here to view the opinion.
U.S. Chamber files coalition amicus brief urging Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court to hold that the independent contractor test does not apply to the franchise relationship
November 17, 2021
Click here to view the coalition amicus brief. Kevin P. Martin, William E. Evans, and Christopher J.C. Herbert of Goodwin Procter LLP and the U.S. Chamber’s Litigation Center served as co-counsel for the U.S. Chamber.
- U.S. Chamber Coalition Amicus Brief -- Patel v. 7-Eleven, Inc. (MSJC).pdf
- Opinion -- Patel v. 7-Eleven, Inc. (MSJC).pdf