Commercial Real Estate

01.16.2021 | Client Alerts

Governor Baker Pocket Vetoes Two Key Tenant Protection Provisions Within the New Stimulus Bill

In recently signing legislation providing for $626.5 million to be spread around the Massachusetts economy over the next five years, Governor Baker exercised his pocket veto to strike certain provisions within House Bill 5250 ( Bill H.5250 included a controversial provision that would have granted tenants a right of… Read More

12.16.2020 | Client Alerts

Client Alert: Court Orders Owner to Pay its Contractor Over $4.6 Million for Violations of the Massachusetts Prompt Pay Act

In a case of first impression in Massachusetts, Suffolk Superior Court Judge Michael D. Ricciuti has ordered a real estate developer to pay its general contractor $4,600,109.24 within 45 days as a consequence of the developer’s failure to comply with the Massachusetts Prompt Payment Act, G.L. c. 149, § 29E… Read More

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

07.21.2020 | Client Alerts

Governor Baker Extends the MA Eviction Moratorium For 60 Days

Today, Governor Charlie Baker extended the pause on evictions and foreclosures for 60 days, until October 17, 2020, through the authority granted to him by Chapter 65 of the Acts of 2020, An Act providing for a moratorium on evictions and foreclosures during the COVID-19 Emergency, which was signed… 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

06.16.2020 | Covid-19 | Events/Webinars

Recording available for The Future of Urban Neighborhoods in a COVID-19 World

On Thursday, June 11, Bernkopf Goodman presented the webinar, The Future of Urban Neighborhoods in a COVID-19 World. Our real estate partner Eric Allon had a wide ranging conversation with Jesse Baerkahn, founder of Graffito SP. If you missed the webinar, a recording is now available (click image below). Read More

06.05.2020 | Covid-19 | Events/Webinars

Recording available for The Office is Not Dead: The Post Pandemic Workplace

On Wednesday Bernkopf Goodman presented the webinar, The Office is Not Dead: The Post Pandemic Workplace, hosted by our real estate partner Eric Allon and featuring Gable Clarke, IIDA, NCIDQ, LEED AP, Jen Gregoire, NCIDQ, IIDA, and Michael Schroeder, CCM from the architecture and interior design firm SGA. If you missed the… Read More

05.27.2020 | Covid-19 | Events/Webinars

The Office is Not Dead: The Post Pandemic Workplace

Bernkopf Goodman LLP invites you to join attorney Eric Allon, commercial real estate partner, as he leads a conversation, The Office is Not Dead: The Post Pandemic Workplace, with a panel of guests from the architecture and interior design firm SGA. As companies begin to reopen, many are looking at… Read More