Litigation

Our Litigation Department has substantial expertise in state and federal trial and appellate courts, administrative hearings, and arbitration and mediation proceedings both in Massachusetts and nationally.

Our solid expertise in substantive areas of the law, including real estate, corporate, business, environmental, construction, and trusts and estates, provides a solid foundation that is combined with litigation skills and trial advocacy to deliver precise, effective counsel in helping clients achieve their goals when embroiled in litigation. Our practice is wide ranging, encompassing real estate title and brokerage disputes, land use, zoning, bankruptcy, and white collar criminal defense, in addition to our commercial and real estate-related practice.

Our broad array of clients includes banks and other lending entities, insurance and surety companies, business owners, real estate developers, contractors, subcontractors and individuals.

We are well-known for representing title insurance companies, lenders and individuals in a vast array of litigation matters, such as quiet title, deed and mortgage reformation, equitable subrogation and adverse possession. In the lender liability realm, we defend lenders against TILA, RESPA, FDCPA, FCRA, fraud and other predatory lending claims.

We have deep and longstanding experience in a variety of business and commercial disputes. We routinely assist clients in the following areas:

  • Bankruptcy and creditors’ rights
  • Construction and surety
  • Corporate
  • Government contracts
  • Intellectual property
  • Labor, employment law and employee benefits
  • Product liability
  • Trade regulation and unfair competition
  • Criminal law

Our nationally recognized Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Group has served as special litigation counsel in major bankruptcy and receivership matters, as well as counsel to creditors’ and bondholders’ committees. They also have significant experience litigating on behalf of debtors and creditors in preferential transfers, fraudulent conveyances, equitable subordination and claims adjudication.

Construction and surety companies rely on us in all aspects of litigation and alternative dispute resolution throughout the United States including prosecuting and defending multi-million dollar claims and pursuing bid protests. We represent some of the largest construction and land development companies in the Northeast.

Whatever your litigation needs, our trial lawyers will provide crisp, effective advice to help you resolve your disputes and achieve your goals. We give you Straight Talk and practical solutions to complex problems.

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The case: a complex lease negotiation involving one of the largest law firms in the United States. They staffed the matter with a senior partner, junior partner, and an associate. We staffed it appropriately — with one partner. Outnumbered, but not outgunned.