Publications

04.21.2023 | In The News | Publications

Clean up (your lab) in a down economy

This article appeared in the New England Real Estate Journal on April 21, 2023. With rising interest rates, inflation and escalating concerns about raising and borrowing funds, these are challenging times for life science tenants and their landlords. However, even in this environment, the decommissioning of lab space and securing… Read More

09.01.2022 | Publications

Buyer Beware: The Return of Caveat Emptor

Sullivan v. Five Acres Realty Trust, 487 Mass. 64 (2020) The ancient maxim of caveat emptor means “let the buyer beware.” 1 Under this well-known legal doctrine, a seller is not liable to a buyer for defects in a property in the absence of an express warranty or fraud.2 Courts…

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

05.24.2021 | Client Alerts | Publications

Chambers USA Ranks Peter McGlynn in its 2021 Edition

The 2021 edition of Chambers USA has ranked Bernkopf Goodman LLP partner Peter B. McGlynn within the category of General Commercial Litigation. The 2021 publication states that Peter is “recommended for his broad-ranging civil litigation practice, which draws on significant trial experience in matters such as construction disputes and bankruptcy-related… Read More

04.30.2021 | Publications

Litigation Practice Group “Briefing Papers”

This is our inaugural edition of Bernkopf Goodman LLP’s Litigation Practice Group “Briefing Papers.”(1) As the title implies, our objective with the Briefing Papers is to impart information on our Litigation Practice Group’s activities and provide information and guidance on litigation and related issues that will be… Read More

07.30.2020 | Covid-19 | Publications

Benefits of Captives: They Can Insure Against Pandemics

This article was originally published on the Boston Business Journal’s website.  View the article here. What do the overwhelming majority of Fortune 500 companies have in common? They are in the insurance business and have created wholly-owned insurance companies, referred to as “captives,” to insure risk. Many small and… 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