Real Estate Law

09.16.2019 | Client Alerts

SJC Confirms Landlords May Obtain Occupancy Payments During Eviction Proceedings and Outlines the Critical Factors

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) handed down a decision Sept. 16 confirming that judges hearing summary process eviction cases have the legal and equitable authority to require tenants to make interim use and occupancy payments to landlords while the cases are pending. The SJC’s decision in Davis v. Read More

01.01.2018 | In The News

Insights and tips from legal professionals: Gary P. Lilienthal

EK: Where did you grow up? LILIENTHAL: I grew up in the Boston area, went to the University of California-Berkeley in the ’60s for undergrad, and then Boston College Law. EK: What made you want to become a lawyer? LILIENTHAL: My godfather was a Suffolk County assistant district attorney his entire career. Read More

12.22.2017 | Client Alerts | Events/Webinars

Straight Talk: Craft Beer and Strategies for Raising Capital

Bernkopf Goodman LLP  moderated a panel of regional craft brewers and representatives of lenders/equity investors to discuss raising capital in the craft brewery industry. Two regional craft brewers, Dan Lanigan of Lord Hobo Brewing and Ash Fischbein of Hobbs Tavern, shared their personal insights regarding the growing capital challenges facing… Read More

12.13.2017 | In The News

Abutters who didn’t appeal ZBA decision can’t block project

Waited 8 years to file zoning enforcement action By: Eric T. Berkman, December 13, 2017 Truro residents who appealed a permit to build a nonconforming single-family home but did not challenge the Zoning Board of Appeal’s subsequent decision to uphold it could not bring a zoning enforcement action against the property owners eight… Read More

06.16.2017 | Publications

New England Real Estate Journal Professional Profile: Eric Allon 2017

Professional Profile: Eric Allon 2017 Name: Eric Allon Title: Partner Company: Bernkopf Goodman Location: Two Seaport Lane, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02210 Birthplace: Pittsburgh, PA Education: Harvard University, B.A., Magna Cum Laude; Wheelock College, M.S.; Northeastern University, J.D. What your firm does now and its plans for the future?:  Bernkopf Goodman has exceptional practice areas… Read More