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The American Institute of Architect’s Seventh Decennial Construction Documents Revisions and Their Potential Impact on the Construction Industry

For 130 years, the American Institute of Architects (“AIA”) has published contract forms covering virtually all types and phases of building construction and design. The AIA forms are the most...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 02.05.2018
Posted In: Events

Lydia G. Chesnick Appointed to Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly (JCHE) Real Estate Committee

Bernkopf Goodman LLP is proud to announce that Lydia G. Chesnick, a real estate and business law partner, has been appointed to the Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly (JCHE)...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 01.12.2018
Posted In: Client Alerts, In The News

Insights and tips from legal professionals: Gary P. Lilienthal

EK: Where did you grow up? LILIENTHAL: I grew up in the Boston area, went to the University of California-Berkeley in the ’60s for undergrad, and then Boston College Law. EK: What made...

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly By Bernkopf Goodman on 01.01.2018
Posted In: In The News

Straight Talk: Craft Beer and Strategies for Raising Capital

Bernkopf Goodman LLP  moderated a panel of regional craft brewers and representatives of lenders/equity investors to discuss raising capital in the craft brewery industry. Two regional craft brewers, Dan Lanigan of...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 12.22.2017
Posted In: Client Alerts, Events

Abutters who didn’t appeal ZBA decision can’t block project

Waited 8 years to file zoning enforcement action By: Eric T. Berkman, December 13, 2017 Truro residents who appealed a permit to build a nonconforming single-family home but did not challenge the Zoning...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 12.13.2017
Posted In: In The News

Felix Mesa, Jr. Appointed to Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) Community Outreach & Events Committee and Member Recruitment & Relations Committee

(BOSTON) December 1, 2017 - - Bernkopf Goodman LLP is proud to announce that Felix Mesa, Jr., Chief Operating Officer of Bernkopf Goodman LLP, was recently appointed to the Community...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 12.01.2017
Posted In: Client Alerts

Law firm can countersue ex-client for abuse of process

Malpractice claim alleged to be ‘ploy’ to avoid fees By: Pat Murphy November 9, 2017 A Boston law firm could pursue an abuse-of-process counterclaim against an ex-client who allegedly brought a legal malpractice claim...

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly By Bernkopf Goodman on 11.09.2017
Posted In: In The News

Jeffrey W. Ray Joins Bernkopf Goodman LLP as a Partner

Bernkopf Goodman LLP is proud to announce that Jeffrey W. Ray has joined the firm as a partner.  Ray’s practice will focus on commercial real estate transactions and lending. Ray has...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 10.24.2017
Posted In: Client Alerts, In The News