March 14, 2013 -
SRBC Welcomes New Associate Patrick J. Hannon
SRBC recently welcomed Patrick Hannon as a new associate at the firm. Patrick is a 2005 graduate of Boston College Law School and an experienced trial attorney who has handled hundreds of cases in state and federal court. His practice includes commercial, employment, ...
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 ...
March 09, 2012 -
Appeals Court Affirms Judgment for C&D Waste Facility Against Town's Challenge
The Massachusetts Appeals Court today affirmed a December 2010 trial court victory by SRBC partners Lisa Goodheart and Dylan Sanders for the owners of a central Massachusetts construction and demolition ("C&D") waste recycling facility, vindicating the facility's special permit and ...
January 05, 2012 -
Dylan Sanders Becomes SRBC Shareholder
SRBC has welcomed Dylan Sanders as a shareholder and director of the firm, effective January 1, 2012. Dylan, who joined SRBC in 2008, practices in the environmental, real estate and business litigation fields. He has particular experience representing developers in zoning, ...
January 04, 2012 -
SRBC Welcomes New Lawyers Turner, Bográn-Acosta
SRBC recently welcomed two new lawyers to the firm. Alida Bográn-Acosta comes to SRBC as an of-counsel attorney in our employment litigation group. Alida has more than 17 years' experience advising clients in labor and employment matters. She was previously with the Boston office ...
October 07, 2011 -
Doniger and Goodheart are "Lawyers of the Year"
Having earlier named 13 SRBC partners to its 2011 annual Best Lawyers in America listing, Best Lawyers has singled out two of those partners--Tony Doniger and Lisa Goodheart--for further honors. Tony is Best Lawyers' 2012 Boston Family Law Lawyer of the Year, and Lisa is 2012 ...
September 01, 2011 -
Lisa Goodheart Takes Office as President of Boston Bar Association
SRBC Partner Lisa Goodheart today began her term as President of the Boston Bar Association. In addition to her busy environmental, real estate and business litigation practice, Lisa has been active in the BBA for many years, having served as President-Elect, Vice President, and Treasurer, and ...
August 12, 2011 -
Paul White Appointed Bar Association Delegate
SRBC partner Paul White has been appointed a regional delegate to the Massachusetts Bar Association’s House of Delegates for the 2011-2012 association year. The House of Delegates is part of the governing body of the MBA. Its primary job is to determine the positions the MBA should take on ...
July 14, 2011 -
Lisa Goodheart to Moderate Panel on Women in Law and Politics
On July 14, SRBC partner Lisa Goodheart will moderate a panel presentation entitled "Women in Law & Politics: Progressive Policies to Promote Gender Equality." The event is co-sponsored by the Boston Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society and the Women’s Bar Association. Appearing on ...
November 02, 2010 -
Lisa Goodheart Recognized by Women's Bar Association
The Massachusetts Women's Bar Association has recognized SRBC partner Lisa Goodheart with its Lelia J. Robinson Award, named for Boston's first woman lawyer. The award recognizes "women attorneys who have achieved professional excellence, influenced women to pursue legal careers, opened doors and ...
October 05, 2010 -
Dylan Sanders on Environmental and Land-Use Law
SRBC’s Dylan Sanders will be a panelist at the upcoming Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education seminar "Environmental & Land Use Case Law Update 2010." The seminar will be held on October 5th, and will cover recent appellate decisions, hot new trial court opinions, adjudicatory-hearing ...
September 10, 2010 -
Lisa Goodheart Begins Term as BBA President-Elect
SRBC partner Lisa Goodheart on September 1 began her term as president-elect of the Boston Bar Association. Lisa has been an active member of the BBA for many years, and previously served as its vice president and treasurer, and as a member of its Council and executive, finance, ...
August 05, 2010 -
Dismissal of Suit Against Condominium Trustees Affirmed on Appeal
SRBC's John O'Neill has secured a decision from the Massachusetts Appeals Court affirming an earlier trial-court victory for his clients, the trustees of a condominium trust.
August 03, 2010 -
Massachusetts Court Announces New Standard for Snow-and-Ice Cases
Since 1883, the rule in Massachusetts has been that a property owner cannot be liable to someone who slips and falls on a "natural accumulation" of snow or ice on his property. Natural accumulations were taken to be one of the commonly shared risks of winter in New England. Thus, a significant ...
May 12, 2010 -
Trial Victory For Developer
SRBC's Dylan Sanders has won a $1.4 million judgment in favor of a subdivision developer in a dispute with the owners of a project site. The landowners failed to comply with a contractual obligation to grant the developer an easement necessary to permit construction of an access road and infrastructure for ...
September 01, 2009 -
Lisa Goodheart Takes Office as Boston Bar Association Vice President
SRBC partner Lisa Goodheart today assumed her new role as elected vice president of the Boston Bar Association. "I am honored and pleased," Lisa says, "to have this opportunity to serve the BBA in a new capacity."
April 10, 2009 -
O'Neill and Levin Win Dismissal of Case Against Lender
SRBC's John O'Neill and Andrew Levin recently won dismissal of a lawsuit by a home buyer against a mortgage company. The buyer complained that she was induced by the mortgage company and other defendants to purchase the house for more than it was worth. After giving the buyer two opportunities to ...
February 09, 2009 -
Lisa Goodheart to Discuss Diversity in the Judiciary
On Wednesday, February 11, SRBC partner Lisa Goodheart will serve as a panelist at a program entitled “Obtaining and Retaining a Diverse Judiciary.” The program, presented by the ABA Judicial Division Standing Committee on Minorities in the Judiciary, will discuss developing strategies to increase ...
December 17, 2008 -
Early Win for Developer in Subdivision Dispute
SRBC's Dylan Sanders recently won an early summary judgment for a developer-client in a dispute involving a Boxborough subdivision. The dispute arose when the defendant landowners failed to comply with a contractual obligation to grant the developer an easement, which was ...