Kara Moheban McLoy, Esq. joined Freiberger & Washienko as a Senior Associate bringing years of experience as a business litigator. Ms. McLoy has an extensive background in general litigation and employment law and works with individuals and businesses on a wide variety of matters as both a counselor and a litigator. In her practice, Ms. McLoy represents both employees and employers in employment disputes, including sexual harassment, disability discrimination, gender discrimination, age discrimination, wage payment violations, and wrongful termination cases. Part of her practice also includes counseling clients on employment and personnel issues in an effort to avoid or minimize litigation exposure. Ms. McLoy has also handled numerous cases involving breach of contract, unfair trade practices, violations of restrictive covenants, breach of fiduciary duty, and violations of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. She has also successfully resolved a number of cases through alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration.
Ms. McLoy began her legal career at Holland & Knight, one of the largest law firms in the country, where she served on the Employment and Education Law Practice Groups. While at H&K, Ms. McLoy was appointed Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Massachusetts and was a recipient of the Pro Bono Service Award. Most recently, Ms. McLoy was a litigator at boutique law firms in Boston and Hingham.
While in law school, Ms. McLoy was elected Editor-in-Chief of Suffolk University Law Review and was awarded the Law Faculty Outstanding Student Award at commencement. She also served as a research assistant to the Honorable Charles Fried, former Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. After graduating from law school, Ms. McLoy clerked for Justice Sherman D. Horton of the New Hampshire Supreme Court.
Ms. McLoy earned a B.A. from Boston College with honors and earned her J.D. with honors from Suffolk University Law School. She is also a graduate of The Governor’s Academy where she later served on the Board of Trustees for fifteen years. When she is not practicing law, Ms. McLoy enjoys coaching youth lacrosse, running, and spending time with her family.