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Publications

Recovered a judgment exceeding $1,600,000 after a jury trial in federal court against an insurance company that wrongfully denied coverage of a legal malpractice claim under a professional malpractice insurance policy.


Recovered a $1,000,000 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 monies through numerous financial transactions

Mass Lawyers Weekly Article: Fournier verdict


Recovered a $723,000 jury verdict for a minority shareholder of a Massachusetts Business Trust after he was frozen out of the management of the trust and deprived of his shareholder distribution from the multi-million-dollar sale of commercial real estate in Winchester, MA

Mass Lawyers Weekly Article: Gattineri verdict


Recovered a $495,000 trial verdict for a minority partner in a partnership that was frozen out of the management of the partnership and was seeking dissolution and liquidation of the partnership which owned commercial real estate in Worcester, MA


Recovered a $450,000 jury verdict, including 93A damages, in a breach of contract case where an attorney had overcharged his client for legal services

Mass Lawyers Weekly Article: Karasavas verdict


Recovered a $450,000 judgment, including 93A triple damages, on behalf of a plaintiff who had been defrauded by a home improvement contractor; further successfully obtained a waiver of the contractor’s discharge in the federal Bankruptcy Court, and liquidated the assets of the contractor to pay the judgment. (See Heinrichs v. Ricciardi, 25 Mass. L. Rep. 44)

Mass Lawyers Weekly Article: Heinrichs verdict


Recovered a $389,000 jury verdict for an elderly woman against an unlicensed general contractor for violation of the Massachusetts Home Improvement Contractor Statute


Recovered 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


Recovered a $60,000+ trial judgment after successfully moving for summary judgment as to liability on a real estate developer’s claim for breach of contract and negligence against a surveying/engineering firm (See TopNotch Homes, LLC v. Meisner Brem Corp., Lowell District Court, No. 0611-CV-3091)


Recovered a $34,000 judgment after trial against a landlord who refused to return a residential tenant’s $3,500 security deposit


Recovered a $15,000 settlement from a landlord for refusing to return a $2,000 security deposit and illegally charging the tenant for water and sewer use


Recovered a $14,000 judgment against a landlord of a luxury condominium unit for refusing to return a $3,000 security deposit


Recovered a jury verdict in favor of a defendant who was being wrongfully sued for $2,000,000 by a former business partner claiming the defendant had breached his fiduciary duty during the course of a multi-year real estate partnership


Recovered a defense judgment, after a lengthy bench trial, for the trustee of a multi-million-dollar trust, where a beneficiary made claims of improper accounting and breach of fiduciary duty against a trustee


Briefed, argued, and won a housing discrimination case of first impression before the Supreme Judicial Court; a favorable settlement was ultimately recovered for the client on remand. (See DiLiddo v. Oxford Street Realty, Inc., 450 Mass. 66)


Argued and won the client’s appeal reversing the trial court’s unfavorable summary judgment decision on the customer’s G.L. c. 93A consumer protection claim as relating to a check forgery case governed by Article 4 of the UCC on behalf of a bank customer (See Mullen v. RBS Citizens, N.A., Mass. App. Div. 145)


Briefed and argued a case involving an issue of whether property acquired as a result of an abuse of confidence between close family members gives rise to a constructive trust for the benefit of the wronged party; the brief exhaustively examined treatment of the issue by courts in all 50 states. (See LaRose v. Mackey, Mass. App. Unpub. LEXIS 761)