Results that

Resonate

We are proud of our success:

Financial Fraud

Recovered over $40 million on behalf of victims of the fourth largest Ponzi scheme in U.S. history.

Recovered nearly $50 million for family office in one of Massachusetts’ largest defalcation cases, including a ten figure settlement against a big four accounting firm.

Recovered a $15 million arbitration award against an international financial services and brokerage firm for negligent securities options trading by an escrow agent.

Secured substantial recovery for estate and family of former governor of Massachusetts in a fraud and professional malpractice action arising from the theft of funds by their former lawyer, who stole over $17 million from clients, the largest attorney theft ever recorded in Massachusetts.

Complex Business

Secured a $20.5 million judgment in a shareholder derivative action

Tried numerous cases to verdict, including a $ 9.2 million verdict against brokerage firm that aided and abetted theft of escrow funds

Secured a multimillion dollar judgment after a jury trial in a complex real estate partnership dispute.

Convinced the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court that licensed and well established ticket agencies did not violate the Massachusetts ticket scalper law.

Obtained a multi-million dollar judgment, double damages and the imposition of attorneys’ fees for violations of the Massachusetts Consumer Protection Statute, after a two-week jury trial on behalf of an international health care company working to secure FDA approval of an MRI imaging agent. 

Obtained $6.4 million for breach of a distribution agreement by the manufacturer, including double damages and attorneys’ fees under G.L. c. 93A.

Prevailed in a week-long arbitration on behalf of a manufacturer and distributor of financial security devices, who was sued for breach of contract.  All plaintiffs’ claims were rejected, and the arbitrator awarded damages for our client in a bet the company case.

Secured seven figure settlement for one of the country’s largest suppliers of shelving to retail industry in a case against one of America’s largest big box retailers.

Real Estate

Saved an international retail chain over $15 million through aggressive litigation and work-out of long term commercial lease commitments.

Won a summary judgment for major New England real estate developer in a toxic tort action brought by a condominium owner.  Vacated a multi-million dollar real estate attachment against our client, disqualified plaintiff’s expert on a motion for summary judgment, with the Court rejecting plaintiff’s causation theory.   

Won two separate appeals, after a trial in land court, permitting the use of an easement – – enabling our client to build a 200-plus unit housing development in a Boston suburb. 

Employment

Won after trial in federal court a permanent injunction against an employee of one of the nation’s fastest growing technology companies from misappropriating trade secrets, and breaching a non-competition and non-solicitation agreement.

Successfully dismissed Wage Act claim and prevailed on summary judgment on all remaining claims against healthcare employer for breach of employment contract, promissory estoppel, and misrepresentation.

Obtained dismissal of libel and Massachusetts Civil Rights Act claims brought by a national real estate brokerage firm against prominent Boston real estate development firm, and negotiated favorable settlement of remaining claims.

Tort

Cleared the name of the former number two tennis player in the world – – in an internationally covered trial who was wrongly accused of taking banned substances.

Represented MBTA and commuter rail in the most serious commuter rail accidents, including resolution of complex insurance and/or indemnity issues, resulting in pre-trial settlements for a fraction of the damages sought by plaintiffs.

Government

Cleared a New England defense contractor from alleged violations of the Arms Export Control Act after a multi-year grand jury investigation.

Successfully represented a Massachusetts state agency against a host of state and federal claims by a non-profit corporation for violations of numerous complex statutes relating to the closure of military bases.  After the successful defense of four separate and parallel actions and an appeal to the First Circuit, NBP orchestrated a favorable settlement of all claims.

Successfully defended the Governor of Massachusetts and the DPH in a dozen lawsuits filed by rejected applicants seeking licenses to operate medical marijuana dispensaries.