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10.18.2018 | In The News

Eleven Bernkopf Goodman LLP attorneys recognized as 2018 Massachusetts Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

(BOSTON) October 18, 2018 – – Bernkopf Goodman LLP is proud to announce that eleven of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition of New England Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Attorneys Eric R. Allon (Real Estate), Lydia G. Chesnick (Real Estate), Peter B. McGlynn (Construction… Read More

06.28.2018 | In The News

Exec’s counterclaims in fiduciary action not a SLAPP suit

Abuse-of-process, 93A claims sought redress for harm, judge says By: Eric T. Berkman June 28, 2018 The case involves a dispute between America’s Test Kitchen Inc., celebrity chef Christopher Kimball and a former advisor to ATK. Abuse-of-process and Chapter 93A counterclaims brought by an executive… Read More

06.04.2018 | In The News | Publications

A Strong Class, Self-Storage Still a Solid Investment in 2018

Self-Storage Units, Southampton St. Boston MA BOSTON–In early 2017, self-storage facilities received a lot of acclaim as a hot commodity for long-term real estate investors, and self-storage REITs sought to take advantage of its recession-resistant qualities. While some commercial real estate experts wondered if the self-storage hot streak would fizzle out, a $125… Read More

01.12.2018 | Client Alerts | In The News

Lydia G. Chesnick Appointed to Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly (JCHE) Real Estate Committee

Bernkopf Goodman LLP is proud to announce that Lydia G. Chesnick, a real estate and business law partner, has been appointed to the Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly (JCHE) Real Estate Committee. JCHE’s mission is building and managing affordable, non-sectarian housing for independent seniors in the Greater Boston area… Read More

01.01.2018 | In The News

Insights and tips from legal professionals: Gary P. Lilienthal

EK: Where did you grow up? LILIENTHAL: I grew up in the Boston area, went to the University of California-Berkeley in the ’60s for undergrad, and then Boston College Law. EK: What made you want to become a lawyer? LILIENTHAL: My godfather was a Suffolk County assistant district attorney his entire career. Read More

12.13.2017 | In The News

Abutters who didn’t appeal ZBA decision can’t block project

Waited 8 years to file zoning enforcement action By: Eric T. Berkman, December 13, 2017 Truro residents who appealed a permit to build a nonconforming single-family home but did not challenge the Zoning Board of Appeal’s subsequent decision to uphold it could not bring a zoning enforcement action against the property owners eight… Read More