Client Alerts

10.23.2019 | Client Alerts | In The News

Six Bernkopf Goodman Attorneys Recognized on 2019 Massachusetts Super Lawyers List

Super Lawyers has selected six Bernkopf Goodman attorneys for its 2019 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list. Eric Allon, Lydia Chesnick and Sheryl Starr were recognized for their real estate work, Peter McGlynn for construction litigation, Richard Michaud for construction litigation and Meredith Swisher for business litigation. This year’s six honorees, all… Read More

10.11.2019 | Client Alerts

Sheryl Starr Named a 2019 Woman of F.I.R.E.

Bernkopf Goodman Managing Partner Sheryl Starr was named a 2019 Woman of FIRE (Finance, Insurance and Real Estate) by Banking New England magazine at an awards event at the Verve Crowne Plaza in Natick on Friday, October 11, 2019. Banking New England’s Women of FIRE “identifies the most talented, the… Read More

09.16.2019 | 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 make interim use and occupancy payments to landlords while the cases are pending. The SJC’s decision in Davis v. Read More

08.15.2019 | Client Alerts

Seven Bernkopf Goodman LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2020 Best Lawyers in America®

Seven Bernkopf Goodman attorneys have been recognized in Best Lawyers of America 2020. Lydia G. Chesnick, David L. Doyle, Gary P. Lilienthal, Neil R. Markson, Sheryl Starr and April L. Wilmar were named to Best Lawyers in real estate law and Peter B. McGlynn was honored for his work in… Read More

08.02.2019 | Client Alerts

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 Chase, the holder of a mortgage on the Thompsons’ house, could not properly foreclose because the foreclosure notice advised the… Read More

06.28.2019 | Client Alerts | In The News

Mordas Takes Helm as Bernkopf Goodman CEO

Bernkopf Goodman LLP has hired Christopher D. Mordas as its new chief executive officer. Mordas, a licensed attorney, has more than a decade of experience in operational and financial leadership as the COO and CFO at Kahn, Litwin, Renza and Co. Ltd., an international accounting and consulting firm, and previously… Read More

04.01.2019 | Client Alerts

Robert W. Stetson Elevated to Partner

Bernkopf Goodman LLP is pleased to announce that Robert (Bob) W. Stetson has been elevated to partner of the firm. “We are delighted to name Bob as a partner in our firm,” said Sheryl Starr, Managing Partner of Bernkopf Goodman LLP. “He has developed a strong reputation both inside and… Read More

11.12.2018 | 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, the scammer hacks into a lawyer’s e-mail account, monitors communications, and then, at the opportune time, sends a bogus e-mail… Read More