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11.10.2020 | In The News

Four Bernkopf Goodman Attorneys Chosen as Rising Stars

Four Bernkopf Goodman attorneys have been named as 2020 Massachusetts Rising Stars by Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers recognized Partner Robert Stetson and associate Nicholas Schneider for business litigation, partner Allen Hankins for commercial real estate, and associate David Merritt for his work in creditor/debtor rights. The Rising Stars list recognizes… Read More

11.10.2020 | In The News

Six Bernkopf Goodman Attorneys Recognized on the Massachusetts Super Lawyers List

Super Lawyers has selected six Bernkopf Goodman attorneys for its annual Massachusetts Super Lawyers list. Eric Allon, Lydia Chesnick and Sheryl Starr were recognized for their real estate work, Peter McGlynn for construction litigation, and Richard Michaud  and Meredith Swisher for business litigation. Super Lawyers, a lawyer rating service and… Read More

11.05.2020 | In The News

Bernkopf Goodman Ranked Nationally by U.S. News

Bernkopf Goodman LLP has been ranked nationally and regionally in the 2021 Edition of “Best Law Firms,” presented by U.S. News — Best Lawyers®. This publication ranks law firms according to three tiers based on legal practice area and geographic location on an annual basis. The review process is rigorous,… Read More

08.24.2020 | In The News

Seven Bernkopf Goodman attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers of America®

The national publication Best Lawyers of America has recognized seven Bernkopf Goodman LLP attorneys. Lydia G. Chesnick, Gary P. Lilienthal, Sheryl C. Starr, Martin C. Pomeroy, and April L. Wilmar are ranked as Best Lawyers in real estate law. Peter B. McGlynn was honored for his work in the practice… Read More

07.16.2020 | In The News | Publications

Estate Planning During a Pandemic Presents Tax Savings Window

This article was originally published on the Boston Business Journal’s website.  View the article here. The current pandemic has caused death and created dire economic consequences — record unemployment, interest rates approaching zero percent, and pockets of significantly depressed asset values. However, this economic climate, combined with current estate… Read More

07.02.2020 | In The News | Publications

If Your Client’s Home Turns into a Nightmare, Think of St. Thomas Aquinas (Article and Video)

The following blog post was originally posted on The Real Estate Bar Association for Massachusetts (REBA)  blog.  Read the original post here. Companion Video PowerPoint Presentation Even in the midst of a global pandemic, the sale of new and renovated homes has continued apace.  According to… Read More

04.03.2020 | Client Alerts | Covid-19 | In The News

Lenders to start accepting PPP applications

The attorneys at Bernkopf Goodman are committed to guiding our clients through this uncertain time. We have spent the time to read the 880-page stimulus act in order to best advise our clients. The Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”), a key component to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act… Read More

03.25.2020 | Client Alerts | Covid-19 | In The News

Governor’s Order Could Overrule Boston, Cambridge Construction Bans

Governor Charlie Baker’s emergency order regarding the shutdown of non-essential businesses in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic authorizes construction to continue throughout Massachusetts and appears to supersede the suspension orders in Cambridge and Boston. Peter McGlynn The order, which went into effect today at noon… Read More

03.23.2020 | Client Alerts | Covid-19 | Events/Webinars | In The News

Bernkopf Goodman LLP to Present an Interactive Webinar on COVID-19’s Impact on the Massachusetts Construction Industry

As COVID-19 wreaks havoc over our daily lives, its impact on the construction industry has been particularly dramatic. Peter McGlynn Last week, the cities of Boston and Cambridge issued orders suspending virtually all construction work in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, Gov. Charlie Baker issued… Read More