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11.09.2017 | In The News

Law firm can countersue ex-client for abuse of process

Malpractice claim alleged to be ‘ploy’ to avoid fees By: Pat Murphy November 9, 2017 A Boston law firm could pursue an abuse-of-process counterclaim against an ex-client who allegedly brought a legal malpractice claim as a “ploy” to avoid paying attorneys’ fees owed for the firm’s… Read More

10.17.2017 | Client Alerts | In The News

Ten Bernkopf Goodman LLP attorneys recognized as 2017 Massachusetts Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

(BOSTON) October 17, 2017 – – Bernkopf Goodman LLP is proud to announce that ten of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2017 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

10.10.2017 | Client Alerts | In The News

Client Alert: McGlynn Wins Large Piercing the Client Veil Case

On October 10, 2017, by the unanimous vote of a three judge panel, the Massachusetts Appeals Court affirmed the judgment of the Superior Court in favor of Peter McGlynn’s client, Physician’s Academy for Clinical Excellence. Genentech, Inc., a $40 billion pharmaceutical company, provided approximately $630,000 in grant funds to Physician’s… Read More

09.29.2017 | In The News

2017 Women in Real Estate Spotlight – Sheryl Starr

  Sheryl Starr Partner Bernkopf Goodman LLP Years in real estate: 38 What trends are you seeing so far this year: Disruptors in the commercial real estate industry are shaking things up. Higher vacancies and downward pressure on rents are affecting retail valuations. Millennials seeking flexible, technology… Read More

08.17.2017 | In The News

Challenge to foreclosure sale barred by statute of repose

Judge gives effect to plain language of ‘Clear Title’ Act By: Pat Murphy August 17, 2017, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly Two plaintiffs challenging the validity of the 2007 foreclosure sale of their Greenfield home could not satisfy the filing requirements of the recently amended statute of repose by… Read More

07.27.2017 | In The News

Debtor permitted to boost value of PI claim in bankruptcy

Judge rejects trustee’s claim of ‘bad faith’ amendment… Read More

07.20.2017 | In The News

Cost of lawyer’s fraud falls on client, not third party

Settlement deal upheld, despite principal’s lack of awareness… Read More

06.15.2017 | In The News

Suit to enforce non-compete must be heard in California

Employer denied choices of forum, governing law… Read More

02.28.2017 | In The News

Jeannette Riendeau Recognized as “2017 Excellence in the Law” Honoree

Bernkopf Goodman LLP is proud to announce that Jeannette Riendeau, Director of Marketing and Business Development, has been recognized by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly as one of the “2017 Excellence in the Law” honorees in the category of “Marketing.”  Riendeau will be honored at an awards reception on April 27, 2017. Read More