Banking and Finance

Bernkopf Goodman is counsel to banks and other financial institutions and private investors involved in negotiating, documenting and closing a full array of lending transactions and regarding a multitude of other issues they face. We deliver the practical know-how and earned skill that only experience can bring, and have successfully closed billions of dollars of […]

Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Law

Our nationally recognized attorneys in the firm’s Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Group assist debtors and creditors to effectively confront and solve insolvency related issues efficiently and pragmatically.

Construction and Surety Law

Whether you are building, developing, managing, guaranteeing, designing or financing a construction project, our Construction and Surety Group is well equipped to serve to you.

Corporate and Business

Our corporate attorneys know the industries in which our business clients operate. Instead of offering legal advice in a vacuum, our lawyers efficiently deliver savvy business counsel.

COVID-19 Response Team

The spread of COVID-19 continues to produce global uncertainty, interrupt supply chains, restrict travel, and raise employee safety concerns, among other challenges. The Bernkopf Goodman team is here to help.

Fiduciary Practice Group

Conflicts of interest are present in most fiduciary relationships, be they trust, estate, partnerships, corporations or limited liability companies. The trustees, personal representatives, partners, officers, managers and partners have fiduciary obligations that do not always align with their personal interests.  The Bernkopf Fiduciary Practice Group assists in identifying and resolving  such conflicts. Our talented and […]


We provide sophisticated legal advice and business counsel to a wide range of lodging, restaurant, bar, and food service industry clients.


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.

Real Estate Law

Since its founding in 1894, Bernkopf Goodman LLP has maintained significant emphasis on real estate and related capital opportunities and asset operation expertise. This vast experience affords our lawyers the ability to recognize and act upon real estate issues and opportunities to facilitate our clients achieving their goals.

Workouts and Restructurings

COVID 19’s impact on the restaurant, hotel, and hospitality industry as a whole has been both unprecedented and profound. Lockdowns at the local and state levels, coupled with restricted leisure and business travel, have dramatically impacted the industry’s bottom line. In addition to extensive layoffs and furloughs, hotels and restaurants, in particular, have experienced catastrophic […]