Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly highlights Brooks’ win in email-intrusion case

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly highlights Brooks’ win in email-intrusion case
Sordid email-intrusion case nets $325K verdict
May 29, 2013
Brandon Gee
Brandon Gee

Peter S. Brooks, a partner in the Commercial Litigation Practice, is featured in this article about an email-intrusion case he won for a client who accused a business colleague of violating federal laws regulating access to stored emails and state invasion of privacy laws. His client was awarded $325,000 in damages.

Testimony in the case revolved around more than analysis of the federal Stored Communications Act and the Massachusetts Privacy Act, however. Brooks essentially had to try an adultery case in court after the judge allowed into evidence emails between his client and a fellow employee containing sexual overtones.