Archives for October 2017

Raymond Dinsmore Recognized by Super Lawyers for 2017

Raymond Dinsmore of Dinsmore Stark, Attorneys At Law, was recently recognized by Super Lawyers and included in its list of Massachusetts Rising Stars for 2017! Super Lawyers is a rating service for attorneys who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. The Rising Stars list recognizes not more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in each state. This marks the second consecutive year that Dinsmore has been recognized by Super Lawyers. Attorney Dinsmore specializes in Employee Rights litigation and Personal Injury law.

Congratulations, Raymond! We are proud of your accomplishments, and can’t wait to see what the future holds for you and the firm.

Dinsmore Stark Files Class Action Wage Complaint

On October 3, 2017, Raymond Dinsmore of Dinsmore Stark, Attorneys At Law, filed a six-count Class Action complaint against Mardi Gras Entertainment, Inc., a company that owns and operates four strip clubs in Western Massachusetts.  The complaint alleges that Mardi Gras  unlawfully required its entertainers to pay a fee to management totaling $35.00 – $100.00 per shift as a purported “locker rental fee” and, in so doing, violated state laws governing payment of minimum wages and tips.  The complaint alleges that Mardi Gras’s “locker rental fee” is a disguised “fee to work” prohibited by state law.  It is believed that at least five hundred entertainers were affected by Mardi Gras’s pay practices.

Read Dan Glaun’s article about the lawsuit on MassLive!