Client Alerts

10.12.2023 | Client Alerts | In The News

Bernkopf Attorneys Shine in the 2023-2024 Super Lawyers List

Bernkopf proudly announces that several of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2023-2024 Super Lawyers List. The Super Lawyers selection process, renowned for its rigorous methodology, honors lawyers with significant peer recognition and professional achievement. We are thrilled to highlight that the following Bernkopf attorneys have been named to… Read More

09.26.2023 | Client Alerts | In The News

Client Alert: Cummings Properties, LLC v. Hines

Commercial landlords are breathing a collective sigh of relief following yesterday’s release of Cummings Properties, LLC v. Hines, a major decision from the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) on the validity of acceleration clauses in commercial leases. Acceleration clauses are a form of liquidated damages in which a defaulting tenant… Read More

08.29.2023 | Client Alerts | In The News

Bernkopf Welcomes Zoe Krey to the Litigation Department

Bernkopf, a prominent Boston-based law firm, is pleased to announce the latest addition to its esteemed legal team, Zoe Krey. Joining as an associate in the litigation department, Zoe will assist clients through complex business and commercial challenges, leveraging her robust legal research skills and a keen eye for detail. Read More

08.21.2023 | Client Alerts | In The News

Presenting Letters of Credit — Copies Don’t Cut It (for the Beneficiary)

Landlords and other holders of standby letters of credit will be surprised to learn about Friday’s important Massachusetts Appeals Court opinion, Proquip Limited vs. Northmark Bank. The holder (known as the beneficiary) has access to cash up to the full amount of the letter of credit by “drawing down” on… Read More

08.17.2023 | Client Alerts | In The News

Bernkopf Attorneys Celebrated in Best Lawyers in America®

Bernkopf is proud to announce that ten of its outstanding attorneys have been recognized in the 30ᵗʰ edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, one of the legal industry’s most esteemed accolades. The distinguished attorneys and their areas of recognition are: Eric R. Allon, Real Estate Law Lydia G. Chesnick,… Read More

07.31.2023 | Client Alerts | In The News

Business E-mail Compromise Alert

Over the past decade, there has been an escalating financial cyber threat called Business E-mail Compromise (BEC), often referred to as the “Man in the E-mail Scam.”  The most recent statistical data from the FBI reveal that there were more than $50 Billion in domestic and international dollars lost… Read More

06.05.2023 | Client Alerts

Litigator Peter McGlynn Earns Ranking in Chambers USA

Bernkopf is pleased to announce that Peter B. McGlynn, an industry-leading commercial trial lawyer, has been recognized in the 2023 edition of Chambers USA. Chambers has recognized McGlynn in the category of General Commercial Litigation for eight consecutive years and recommends him for “his broad-ranging civil litigation practice, which draws… Read More

05.18.2023 | Client Alerts

Peter McGlynn has been Elected as a Member of the American Board of Trial Advocates

Bernkopf takes great pleasure in announcing that senior partner and Litigation Practice Group Chair, Peter McGlynn, was elected as a Member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) at ABOTA’s national board meeting in Dublin, Ireland on Sunday, May 14, 2023. Membership in ABOTA is by invitation only. The… Read More

03.09.2023 | Client Alerts | In The News

Client Alert: Municipal Board Hearing Gone Wrong (or Right)

Part of our practice involves permitting, zoning, and other appearances before municipal boards.  As part of that process, we often advise our clients as to the proper decorum surrounding such appearances and the role the client should play.  Just yesterday, the Massachusetts… Read More

03.01.2023 | Client Alerts | In The News

David Blumberg Elevated to Firm Partner

Bernkopf is pleased to announce that David Blumberg has been elevated to firm partner. Blumberg joined Bernkopf in 2021 following a successful sixteen-year career as a senior business manager and in-house counsel at Cummings Properties. He handled and oversaw the legal staff for leasing, operational, and transactional matters. Cummings Properties… Read More