Construction

02.26.2024 | Podcasts

The Golden Rule

Legal Judg(e)ments Podcast, Season 3, Episode 8 In the famous American comic strip, The Wizard of Id, the Golden Rule means “Whoever has the gold makes the rules!” And so it’s been in the construction industry time immemorial. In this episode, Bob Stetson and Brad Croft discuss Tocci… Read More

11.03.2022 | Client Alerts | In The News

Bernkopf Named to “2023 Best Law Firms” List by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®

Bernkopf announces it has received top rankings in both the national and Boston metropolitan markets of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2023 edition of “Best Law Firms.” Firms included in the “Best Law Firms” rankings are recognized for professional excellence and have impressive ratings from clients and peers. 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…

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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

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

07.02.2020 | 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