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Four Bernkopf Goodman LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2018 Best Lawyers in America®

Bernkopf Goodman LLP is proud to announce that Lydia G. Chesnick (Real Estate Law), Gary P. Lilienthal (Real Estate Law), Neil R. Markson (Real Estate Law) and Peter B. McGlynn...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 08.15.2017
Posted In: Client Alerts

Debtor permitted to boost value of PI claim in bankruptcy

Judge rejects trustee’s claim of ‘bad faith’ amendment By: Pat Murphy July 27, 2017 A debtor could increase the value of a pre-petition personal injury claim by $100,000 nearly two years after filing his...

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly By Bernkopf Goodman on 07.27.2017
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Cost of lawyer’s fraud falls on client, not third party

Settlement deal upheld, despite principal’s lack of awareness By: Kris Olson July 20, 2017 When an attorney’s fraud victimizes both a third party and the principal who hired him, the principal must bear the...

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly By Bernkopf Goodman on 07.20.2017
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Insurance co.’s duty to defend doesn’t include counterclaim: SJC rejects expansion of ‘in for one, in for all’ rule

SJC rejects expansion of ‘in for one, in for all’ rule By: Pat Murphy June 29, 2017 An employment practices liability policy that specified a duty to “defend any claim” did not require the...

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly By Bernkopf Goodman on 06.29.2017
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New England Real Estate Journal Professional Profile: Eric Allon 2017

Professional Profile: Eric Allon 2017 Name: Eric Allon Title: Partner Company: Bernkopf Goodman Location: Two Seaport Lane, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02210 Birthplace: Pittsburgh, PA Education: Harvard University, B.A., Magna Cum Laude; Wheelock College, M.S.; Northeastern University, J.D. What your firm does...

New England Real Estate Journal By Bernkopf Goodman on 06.16.2017
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Suit to enforce non-compete must be heard in California

Employer denied choices of forum, governing law By: Pat Murphy June 15, 2017 A Massachusetts employer’s claims for breach of a non-compete agreement must be litigated in California where the defendant lives and worked...

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly By Bernkopf Goodman on 06.15.2017
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Laura J. Newcomb Joins Bernkopf Goodman LLP

Bernkopf Goodman LLP is proud to announce that Laura J. Newcomb has joined the firm as an associate.  Her practice will focus on commercial real estate transactions. Newcomb received a J.D....

By Bernkopf Goodman on 06.13.2017
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Bernkopf Goodman LLP Announces New Chief Operating Officer, Felix Mesa

Bernkopf Goodman LLP is proud to announce its new Chief Operating Officer (COO), Felix Mesa. Mesa will be taking over the position in July when the firm’s current COO, Joseph...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 06.05.2017
Posted In: Client Alerts