03.14.2023 | Events/Webinars

Understanding and Negotiating Builders’ Limited Warranties

Please join REBA’s Residential Conveyancing Section for a webinar at 12 noon on Tuesday, March 21st. Robert W. Stetson III of Bernkopf will present. As buyer’s counsel, we are frequently asked to review and negotiate builders’ warranties as part of a P&S, or we are told that the… Read More

02.01.2023 | Podcasts

Small Claim or Bet the Company?

Legal Judg(e)ments Podcast, Season 2, Episode 7 Bob and class action defense lawyer Mark Aronsson discuss Cabrera v. Auto Max Preowned, Inc. and how a judge’s interpretation of a procedural rule can lead to bet-the-company litigation.  … Read More

01.19.2023 | Client Alerts | In The News

FTC Proposes Ban on Non-Competition Agreements

If you use non-competition agreements or other restrictive covenants to protect the goodwill and trade secrets of your business, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is proposing a rule that could obliterate those protections. The FTC recently proposed a rule to ban non-compete clauses, claiming they hurt workers and harm competition. Read More

01.17.2023 | Podcasts

Originalism at Work

Legal Judg(e)ments Podcast, Season 2, Episode 6 Bob and Frank Saccoccio discuss how the Supreme Court’s originalist interpretation of the Second Amendment led a court to invalidate Rhode Island’s stun gun ban in O’Neil v. Nerohna.  … Read More

01.06.2023 | In The News

Jason A. Manekas: Go To Litigation Lawyer

Bernkopf is proud to announce that Jason A. Manekas, a litigation partner, has been recognized by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly as a 2022 Go To Business Litigation Lawyer. A formidable litigator known for solving complex commercial, business, and real estate disputes, Jason Manekas utilizes his background in business operations and… Read More

11.28.2022 | Podcasts

Unintended Consequences

Legal Judg(e)ments Podcast, Season 2, Episode 4 Bob and New England Legal Foundation’s Ben Robbins discuss Tracer Lane II Realty, LLC v. City of Waltham and how the unintended consequences of a 1946 zoning bylaw could include the development of large-scale solar systems in residential neighborhoods. Read More

11.14.2022 | Podcasts

On Depp and Dignity

Legal Judg(e)ments Podcast, Season 2, Episode 3 Bob talks with legal titan Wayne Dennison to discuss his high-profile representation of international movie star Johnny Depp in what’s been dubbed the first “trial by Tik Tok”: Depp v. Heard. 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

10.31.2022 | Podcasts


Legal Judg(e)ments Podcast, Season 2, Episode 2 Bob and Robert Galvin discuss Tenczar v. Indian Pond Country Club, Inc. and what happens when a home ostensibly becomes a part of a golf course.  … Read More

10.17.2022 | Podcasts

Flags and Our Forefathers

Legal Judg(e)ments Podcast, Season 2, Episode 1 Bob and Liberty Counsel’s Roger Gannam talk about Shurtleff v. City of Boston; the United States Supreme Court’s landmark First Amendment case involving the City’s flag-raising program.  … Read More