Litigation

U.S. District Court Determines Massachusetts’ Statute of Repose Was Triggered Once Entire Multi-Phased Project Was Completed

By Peter McGlynn Massachusetts General Laws c. 260, § 2B established a statute of repose (“Statute of Repose”) for tort claims arising out of the defective design and construction of real...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 11.21.2019
Posted In: Client Alerts

SJC Confirms Landlords May Obtain Occupancy Payments During Eviction Proceedings and Outlines the Critical Factors

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) handed down a decision Sept. 16 confirming that judges hearing summary process eviction cases have the legal and equitable authority to require tenants to...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 09.16.2019
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Best Lawyers Summer Business Edition Cover Story: A Corporate Veil Remains Unpierced

The following article, written by Bernkopf Goodman partners Peter McGlynn and Robert Stetson, was selected as the cover story in Best Lawyers' Summer Business Edition titled the "Litigation Issue." See the...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 09.13.2019
Posted In: In The News, Publications

Nicholas Schneider Joins Bernkopf Goodman LLP

Bernkopf Goodman has added Nicholas Schneider as an associate to its litigation department. Schneider, a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center with an undergraduate degree from Northeastern University, comes to Bernkopf...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 08.06.2019
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First Circuit Court of Appeals Withdraws Foreclosure Decision Adverse to Lenders and Certifies Question to MA Supreme Judicial Court

The First Circuit recently shook up the foreclosure industry with its decision in Thompson v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., 915 F.3d 801 (1st Cir. 2019), wherein the panel concluded that...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 08.02.2019
Posted In: Client Alerts

Client Alert: Business E-mail Compromise (BCE)

Over the past few years, there has been an escalating financial cyber threat called Business E-mail Compromise (BCE), often referred to as the “Man in the E-mail Scam”. In essence,...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 11.12.2018
Posted In: Client Alerts