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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

01.19.2023 | Client Alerts | In The News

FTC Proposes Ban on Non-Competition Agreements

If you use non-competition agreements or other restrictive covenants to protect the goodwill and trade secrets of your business, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is proposing a rule that could obliterate those protections. The FTC recently proposed a rule to ban non-compete clauses, claiming they hurt workers and harm competition. Read More

01.06.2023 | In The News

Jason A. Manekas: Go To Litigation Lawyer

Bernkopf is proud to announce that Jason A. Manekas, a litigation partner, has been recognized by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly as a 2022 Go To Business Litigation Lawyer. A formidable litigator known for solving complex commercial, business, and real estate disputes, Jason Manekas utilizes his background in business operations and… Read More

01.04.2023 | In The News

Mayor Wu’s Development Rate Hike Proposal

In an interview with The Real Reporter, Eric A. Allon recently shared his thoughts on Mayor Wu’s new proposals concerning real estate developments in Boston. The views expressed in this interview are Eric Allon’s and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Bernkopf. Read the full article here.


01.03.2023 | In The News

Stetson Quoted About 93A Violation

In Amaria, Inc., et al. v. Austin, et al., a Massachusetts Superior Court judge doubled the award on a motion for reconsideration after finding that a commercial property owner knowingly and willfully breached a lease provision that gave its tenant the option to buy the property. In an article about the case…


11.03.2022 | Client Alerts | In The News

Bernkopf Named to “2023 Best Law Firms” List by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®

Bernkopf announces it has received top rankings in both the national and Boston metropolitan markets of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2023 edition of “Best Law Firms.” Firms included in the “Best Law Firms” rankings are recognized for professional excellence and have impressive ratings from clients and peers. Read More

10.11.2022 | In The News

Eleven Bernkopf Attorneys Recognized on 2022 Massachusetts Super Lawyers® Lists

Super Lawyers has included eleven Bernkopf attorneys on its Massachusetts Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists for 2022. Six Bernkopf attorneys are on the Massachusetts Super Lawyers list, and five Bernkopf attorneys are on the Massachusetts Rising Stars list. The selection process is based on peer recognition and professional achievement. Read More

08.18.2022 | In The News | Publications

Nine Bernkopf Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2023 Best Lawyers in America® Publications

The publication Best Lawyers in America® has recognized nine Bernkopf attorneys. Partners Eric R. Allon, Lydia G. Chesnick, Gary P. Lilienthal, Martin C. Pomeroy, Sheryl C. Starr, and April L. Wilmar were all named Best Lawyers in real estate law. Peter B. McGlynn was honored for his work in the… Read More

06.09.2022 | In The News

Bernkopf’s Bob Stetson Quoted in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly about Important Attorneys’ Fees Case

In Harris, et al. v. Imaging Advantage LLC, a Massachusetts Superior Court judge rejected an attorneys’ fees request based on an indemnification clause.  As explained by Bernkopf’s Bob Stetson to Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, the Court conducted a “meticulous” analysis… Read More