Leonard A. Frisoli

Leonard A. Frisoli

President and Senior Attorney



Attorney Leonard Frisoli has been working at Frisoli Associates since 1998. Leonard is an experienced litigator who has represented both individuals, including trustees and shareholders, and businesses in over hundreds of cases dealing in complex litigation, bankruptcy, and contractual matters in front of state and federal courts, including the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and U.S. Bankrupcty Court.

Practice Areas
  • Bankruptcy
  • Condo Law
  • Contracts
  • Litigation (Civil and Commercial)
  • Real Estate (Residential and Commercial)
Bar Memberships & Court Admissions
  • Cambridge, Arlington, Belmont Bar Association
  • East Cambridge Business Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Real Estate Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
Education
  • J.D., New England School of Law, 1997
  • B.S., St. Michael’s College, 1991
Honors and Awards
  • William J. Ledoux Award (for exceptional pro bono representation of an estate beneficiary), Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, 2012
Notable Cases
  • Obtained a jury verdict in favor of a defendant who was being wrongfully sued for $2 million by a former business partner claiming a breach of fiduciary duty during the course of a multi-year real estate partnership
  • Obtained a $1 million jury verdict in an undue influence case for a dying woman who was financially victimized by the son of her long-time boyfriend, who embezzled her funds through numerous financial transactions
  • Obtained a defense judgment, after a lengthy bench trial, for the trustee of a multi-million dollar trust, where a beneficiary made claims of improper accountings and a breach of fiduciary duty against a trustee
  • Obtained a $450,000 jury verdict, including 93A damages, in a breach of contract case where an attorney had overcharged his client for legal services
  • Obtained a $450,000 judgment, including 93A triple damages, on behalf of a plaintiff who had been defrauded by a home improvement contractor; thereafter, successfully obtained a waiver of the contractor’s discharge in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court (District of Massachusetts), and liquidated the assets of the contractor to pay the judgment
  • Obtained a $325,000 judgment on behalf of a condominium trust that had been defrauded by a unit owner, who had illegally connected his commercial unit to the gas heating line in order to obtain free heat in his unit for approximately ten years