Defense of Legal Malpractice
Representation of national law firms in defense of malpractice and disciplinary claims of conflict of interest.
Defense of Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy Against Claims by Occupy Boston
Defended the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy against claims by Occupy Boston that it had an ongoing right to occupy portions of the Greenway in Downtown Boston.
Successful Defense In an Alleged Breach of Contract and Deceptive Practices Suit
Successfully represented an automobile dealership in connection with an alleged breach of contract and deceptive practices suit.
Mechanic’s Lien and Restaurant Lease Default Matter
Defended a biotechnology organization in connection with a mechanic’s lien and restaurant lease default matter. Successfully obtained a stay of litigation, which was affirmed on interlocutory appeal. Participated in a multi-party mediation and negotiated a highly favorable resolution for the client
Defense of Communications Company in Alleged Misappropriation of Trade Secrets and Breach of Contract
Defended a Canadian communications company in an action seeking damages and injunctive relief for alleged misappropriation of trade secrets and breach of contract in connection with unsuccessful negotiations to license the plaintiff’s wireless technology. Case was dismissed based on the successful invocation of a contractual forum selection clause.
Massachusetts Tax Abatement Proceedings
Handled all aspects of Massachusetts' tax abatement proceedings including the filing and prosecution of tax abatement applications with local assessors and appeals to the Appellate Tax Board. Tried a motel valuation case to decision in 2016 before the Appellate Tax Board.
Appeal of Denial of Concert License for Local Sports & Entertainment Venue
Handled expedited appeal on behalf of local sports and entertainment venue of denial of its request for a concert license by a local board of selectmen. Within two days, the Superior Court reversed the board's decision and issued a final decision on the merits in favor of the venue granting the license.
Jury Trial on Behalf of Prominent International Insurance Company
Tried a two month jury trial for a multimillion-dollar insurance dispute on behalf of a prominent international insurance company. Handled contested conservatorship proceeding in Probate Court.
Adjudicatory Proceedings before Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
Tried multiple adjudicatory proceedings before the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection over Massachusetts' Wetlands Protection Act issues.
Declaratory Judgment Action Concerning Easement
Handled a declaratory judgment action concerning the continued viability of a 20-year old easement.
Subrogation Action with Respect to Malden Mills Fire
Part of the litigation team that handled a subrogation action with respect to circumstances surrounding December 1995 Malden Mills’ fire.
Defense of ADA Access Claims
Defended Americans with Disabilities Act access claims against a variety of venues including hotels, parking lots, shopping malls, and a sports complex. Handled access claims under Commonwealth's disability regulations as well.
Defense of Commercial Landlord in Dispute with Tenant
Representation of commercial landlord in dispute with tenant over roof leak issues and tenant’s attempt to terminate its lease as a result.
Products Liability Cases
Products liability cases regarding allegedly defective medical instrument, industrial machinery, and consumer products.
Local Counsel in Federal Securities Class Action
Local counsel in Federal Court securities class action litigation that was tried to a jury verdict.
Defense of Massachusetts' Class Action Wage and Hour Litigation
Handled defense of Massachusetts’ class action wage and hour litigation.