Sixteen attorneys have been named to the 2016 "Super Lawyers" list, an honor based on peer review and professional ...
On Tuesday, May 19, John O'Neill will be participating as a panelist at a Boston Bar Association lunch program for the Professional Liability Section.
March 05, 2015 -
Early Victory for Accountant in Malpractice Case
Based on papers filed by SRBC's William Boesch, a superior court judge has dismissed a widow's claim that the accountant for her late husband's estate improperly assisted the executor, her stepson, in depriving her of her rightful share of income and assets from the estate. The court agreed with William's ...
February 06, 2015 -
John O'Neill Presents on Legal Issues for MA Civil Engineers
On February 25th, John O'Neill, a partner in the firm's Insurance and Professional Liability Groups, will be presenting at the full day seminar entitled "Legal Issues for Massachusetts Civil Engineers." John's presentation will cover a variety of topics, ...
November 04, 2014 -
SRBC Receives High Rankings on "Best Law Firm" List
SRBC has been named to the 2015 list of "Best Law Firms" by U.S. News and Best Lawyers. The firm received top "Tier 1" rankings in Boston across eleven practice areas:
August 18, 2014 -
Fourteen Partners Earned Title "2015 Best Lawyers" and One Partner Named "Lawyer of the Year"
Fourteen SRBC partners have been recognized by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015. In addition, David Barry earned special recognition as "Boston Lawyer of the Year" for Product Liability Litigation-Defendants. ...
May 01, 2014 -
William Boesch: ABA National Legal Malpractice Conference Panelist
SRBC's William Boesch will appear on a panel at this spring's ...
April 05, 2014 -
William Boesch to Speak at ABA National Legal Malpractice Conference
SRBC's William Boesch will appear on a panel at this spring's ...
November 04, 2013 -
SRBC Ranked "First Tier" in Boston in 10 Practice Areas
The 2014 edition of the "Best Law Firms" rankings by U.S. News and Best Lawyers rates SRBC a "First Tier" firm in Boston in ten of its practice areas:
September 04, 2013 -
Malpractice Insurance Coverage for Lawyers Caught in Check Scams?
SRBC partner William Boesch recently helped a malpractice-insurer client to a summary-judgment victory before a New Hampshire federal district court, in a case involving a lawyer who unwittingly fell for a common type of e-mail scam and sought coverage under his professional liability policy to restore ...
August 15, 2013 -
Fifteen SRBC Partners Named “2014 Best Lawyers” and Two Ranked “Lawyer of the Year”
Fifteen SRBC partners have been ranked at the top of their profession,
including two partners earning special recognition as “Lawyer of the Year,” in
the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Best Lawyers
is the oldest peer-review publication in the legal ...
July 12, 2013 -
Supreme Judicial Court: In-Firm Communications Are Privileged
Entering what it acknowledged were “uncharted jurisprudential waters,” the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court on July 10 became the first last-resort appellate court anywhere in the United States to address whether the attorney-client privilege applies to communications between lawyers in the same ...
November 13, 2012 -
SRBC Ranks High in "Best Law Firms" Survey
SRBC has received first-tier rankings in nine of its practice areas in the 2013 U.S. News/Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” survey. The firm was recognized as a National Tier 1 firm in Product ...
September 12, 2012 -
Fifteen SRBC Lawyers Named Best Lawyers in America
Fifteen of SRBC's partners have been selected for inclusion in the 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Best Lawyers calls itself “the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States.” The publication annually ...
February 13, 2012 -
Appeals Court: Insurer Protected From Liability For Conduct of Its Lawyer In Subrogation Case
A recent decision of the Massachusetts Appeals Court has extended the protection afforded to insurers against potential liability based on the conduct of the outside lawyers they hire. Read SRBC's assessment of Sandman v. Quincy Mutual Fire Ins. Co.
September 09, 2011 -
Thirteen SRBC Lawyers Named to Best Lawyers in America
The 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, described as "the definitive guide to legal excellence in the U.S." and based on a nationwide peer survey of more than 3.9 million lawyers, has named 13 SRBC partners to its annual list. The partners, and the Best Lawyers ...
April 02, 2011 -
Summary Judgment Victory for Malpractice Insurer
SRBC partners Regina Roman and John O'Neill have won summary judgment on behalf of a legal malpractice insurer-client in a dispute over coverage in a fee dispute between a lawyer and his former firm. After the lawyer left the firm with a substantial personal-injury case, the firm sued for a share of the ...
November 10, 2010 -
Summary Judgment for Insurer in Scammed-Lawyer Case
SRBC partners Regina Roman and William Boesch have assisted a professional liability insurer-client in obtaining summary judgment in a coverage lawsuit brought by a South Carolina law firm that fell victim to a familiar e-mail scam. The law firm responded to an e-mail purportedly sent on behalf of a ...
October 04, 2010 -
U.S. News: SRBC Among Boston's Best Law Firms in Seven Practice Areas
According to survey results newly published by U.S. News and Best Lawyers seeking to identify the "Best Law Firms" in a number of metropolitan areas, SRBC ranks in the "first tier" of Boston law firms in ...
October 02, 2010 -
Eleven SRBC Partners Named to Annual "Best Lawyers in America" List
Eleven SRBC partners have been named to the 2011 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, an annual publication that calls itself "the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States." This year's selections are based on surveys in which more than 3.1 million leading lawyers were ...
August 25, 2010 -
Massachusetts Court Limits Reach of Maternity-Leave Statute, Holds Employer's Attorneys Liable for Malpractice
In a new Law Alert, SRBC's employment law group writes about a recent decision of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (Global NAPs, Inc. v. Awiszus) which, in the context of a legal malpractice dispute, construed a Massachusetts statute that affords protection to employees who take maternity leave. ...
May 10, 2010 -
Regina Roman: Who's The Client?
SRBC managing partner Regina Roman will appear on a panel of three experts at a May 10 Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education program entitled "Who's The Client? Business & Litigation Ethics."
February 24, 2010 -
Levin on Courtroom Advocacy
On February 24, 2010, SRBC partner Andy Levin will appear as a panelist in a Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) program entitled “Courtroom Advocacy.” Panelists will offer how-to secrets of great courtroom advocates for each phase of a case.
October 01, 2009 -
Regina Roman Appointed to High Court's Advisory Committee on Ethics Rules
SRBC Managing Partner Regina Roman has been appointed by the Justices of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court to the court's Standing Advisory Committee on the Massachusetts Rules of Professional Conduct. The committee reviews issues arising under the rules and proposals for changes, and ...
July 10, 2009 -
Has The Appeals Court Shifted Course on Legal Malpractice Statute of Limitations?
A continuing source of uncertainty in legal malpractice cases has been application of the "discovery rule" in deciding when the statute of limitations for a client's malpractice claim begins to run. As SRBC's William Boesch writes in a new Law Alert, this uncertainty is unlikely to diminish after a recent ...
March 25, 2009 -
Superior Court: No Legal Malpractice Damages for Loss of Stock-Market Value
SRBC's William Boesch writes about a recent Massachusetts superior court decision rejecting a $60 million damages claim in a legal malpractice case, which was based on a decline in the client company's stock-market value after the SEC suspended trading in its stock. William is co-chair of the firm's ...