Burlington, Massachusetts Business Lawyers

Jonathan Klein
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Charles M. Campo Jr.
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I am a skilled and aggressive business law attorney. I have extensive experience and success litigating, negotiating and settling complex cases. Visit my website to see case results or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Bruce J. Embry
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For 30 years, I have advocated for business law clients with dedication and expertise. I work tirelessly to obtain the best possible outcomes in business matters! Visit my website for results, call for a consultation. Read More »
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Samuel B. Goldberg
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Massachusetts Business Law Attorney

Boston University School of LawMassachusetts and New York
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Zachary Alan Waksman
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Burlington, MA Business Law Lawyer
(617) 340-6623 67 South Bedford Street
Suite 400 West
Burlington, MA 01803
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Consumer and Real Estate
Syracuse University College of Law
Zachary Waksman focuses his practice on litigation matters in Boston and throughout Massachusetts, representing clients involved in a wide range of real estate, construction, and business disputes. Mr. Waksman is a detail-orientated attorney who possesses an ability to process and analyze large complex litigation files to find the facts and the legal basis necessary for the firm’s litigation clients to succeed. His brilliant legal research and writing skills also provide litigation clients with an unquestionable advantage, especially when the clients’ case depends on formulating a persuasive nuanced legal argument. Mr. Waksman started his legal career at a New York...
Tracy M. Conlon
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Burlington, MA Business Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(978) 341-4400 100 Summit Drive
Burlington, MA 01803
Free ConsultationBusiness, Collections, Employment and Landlord Tenant
Suffolk University Law School
Welcome to Conlon Law, LLC – skilled legal guidance in and out of court with fair and honest fees.

We handle all manner of civil litigation in district, superior, housing and small claims court throughout Massachusetts with a focus on business and contract disputes, employment law, debt collection and settlement and tenant evictions.

What sets us apart from other law firms? Experience, communication, a willingness to go the extra mile for clients and transparent billing. Conlon Law, LLC prides itself on staying in frequent communication with each of our clients so that they stay informed of the progression of their...
Mark Edward Burke Esq.
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Burlington, MA Business Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(781) 273-3801 Executive Place
50 Mall Road, Suite 208
Burlington, MA 01803
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Construction and Divorce
University of New Hampshire School of Law and Northeastern University
Since its founding in 1996, dedication and commitment to serving clients has been at the heart of the Law Office of Mark E. Burke. Attorney Burke is both book smart and street smart and he prides himself on economical, efficient and successful results.
Burlington, MA Business Law Attorney
(617) 272-9955 60 Mall Rd
Burlington, MA 01803
Business and Municipal
Burlington, MA Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
5 Wall St.
Burlington, MA 01803
Business and IP
Harvard Law School
Burlington, MA Business Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(781) 238-7044 12 New England Executive Park
Burlington, MA 01803
Business
Burlington, MA Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(781) 359-9000 8 New England Executive Park
Burlington, MA 01803
Business and Criminal
Burlington, MA Business Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(781) 359-9005 8 New England Executive Park
Burlington, MA 01803
Business
Burlington, MA Business Law Attorney
(781) 359-9002 8 New England Executive Park
Burlington, MA 01803
Business
Burlington, MA Business Law Lawyer with 53 years experience
(781) 272-6060 172 Cambridge St
Burlington, MA 01803
Business and Estate Planning
David Gray Hanson
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Free Consultation! Skilled & Knowledgeable Business Law Advocacy Since 1987!

I am an experienced and determined attorney with a concentration in business law. I will work tirelessly to meet your legal needs and goals! Visit my website to see case results and call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Marisa Schell Gregg
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I am committed to exceptional representation for your business law needs. I provide determined and skilled advocacy to obtain the best possible outcomes! Visit my website to see results or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Michael Monteforte
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Wilmington, MA Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(978) 657-7437 1 Church Street
Suite 102
Wilmington, MA 01887
Free ConsultationBusiness, Elder and Estate Planning
Suffolk University Law School
Why do I do this?
It's simple really. My family - specifically, my grandparents. Although they are no longer with us, their memory is a constant reminder to me about why I chose this field.

When my firm was still new, my grandparents (to me, Nanny & Papa) decided it would be best to move into an assisted living facility. My grandfather was starting to suffer from dementia, and his symptoms were worsening. It was time for them to live in a setting that offered more specialized care. As we all know, the costs of long-term care are astronomical. During this time,...
Rich Mucci
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Winchester, MA Business Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(781) 729-3999 63 Shore Rd
Ste 23
Winchester, MA 01890
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Divorce and Real Estate
Suffolk University Law School
Massachusetts Award Winning Attorney Richard Mucci is the founder of Winchester MA based Law Offices of Richard Mucci. Attorney Mucci is an experienced litigation lawyer who understands all facets of business, civil litigation and criminal defense. His law firm has strong expertise in employment law, personal injury, real estate law, divorce, estate planning, criminal law and construction law to name a few.

Knowing that clients, like patients, rarely have just one issue, Attorney Mucci is able to move seamlessly among diverse practice areas. Ahead of the curve, the Law Offices of Richard Mucci provides a one-stop shop to the surrounding...
Freya Allen Shoffner
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Stoneham, MA Business Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(617) 369-0111 90 Maple Street
Suite 3A
Stoneham, MA 02180
Business, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Family
Suffolk University Law School
After ten years in business herself, Freya Shoffner gave up her search for a good lawyer for her small company and her family and went to law school. Her goal was to build a law firm that could take care of a small business’ every legal need – from the initial brainstorm, through the years of careful tending, to the flood of profits when the benefits are secured for generations to come. She also wanted that firm to give families, in all asset brackets, the best estate planning possible. Freya reached her goal, and now Boston has a law...
Nicholas Keramaris
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Melrose, MA Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(781) 620-1958 400 TradeCenter, Suite 5900
Melrose, MA 01801
Business, Elder, Environmental and Estate Planning
Boston University School of Law and Suffolk University Law School
Nick concentrates his practice in the fields of business and estate planning; counseling business owners and other individuals in a variety of matters including structuring business transactions, generational transfer of business interests, contract disputes and environmental matters. His practice provides counseling and representation at the highest level of sophistication and effectiveness, at affordable rates.
Brett Hans Little
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Winchester, MA Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(617) 717-8966 10 Sheffield Road
Winchester, MA 01890
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Construction and Divorce
Brooklyn Law School
Mr. John Keramaris
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Woburn, MA Business Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(978) 263-7119 400 TradeCenter, Suite 5900
Woburn, MA 01801
Business, Collections, Criminal and DUI
John has litigated in courtrooms across the Commonwealth where he has handled numerous matters for countless satisfied clients. His practice focuses primarily on real estate litigation, including landlord-tenant disputes, and criminal defense, including OUI. John strives to exceed his clients' expectations in quality, reliability and results.
Matthew Damian Des Meules Esq.
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Reading, MA Business Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(978) 986-0014 70 Main Street
Reading, MA 01867
Free ConsultationBusiness, Civil Rights, Environmental and Estate Planning
New England Law | Boston
Estate Planning and Real Estate Attorney licensed in New Hampshire and Massachusetts.
Elaine Tassinari
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Winchester, MA Business Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(617) 939-9756 PO Box 824
Winchester, MA 01890
Business, IP and International
The George Washington University Law School and New England Law | Boston
Experienced attorney advising a federal judge on government and patent appeals, advising corporations and nonprofits. Patent Litigation in Biotechnology. Corporate law experience in 1,000+ attorney global law firms includes multiple cases in SEC & FTC defense for large scale litigation, corporate compliance, foreign exchange, shareholder derivative suits, insurance marketplace; and intellectual property litigation in trademark filing, defense and patent appeals. Patent law specialization is in Biology. International law experience in the Geneva and Vienna Conventions, International Humanitarian Law, the United Nations , Trade Law ( KORUS FTA), Corporate Social Responsibility, Alien Tort Claims, Foreign Sovereign Immunity and the Terrorism...
David J Ionson
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Woburn, MA Business Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(781) 674-2562 400 TradeCenter
Suite 5900
Woburn, MA 01801
Free ConsultationBusiness, Immigration and Real Estate
Northeastern University School of Law
Glenn Wegerzyn
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Woburn, MA Business Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(617) 580-3030 800 W. Cummings Park
Suite 5400
Woburn, MA 01801
Business and Collections
New England Law | Boston
Several years of experience in wage and accounts receivable collections, corporate litigation, estate planning, contract drafting, family law, employment law, and small business development. Licensed real estate broker and notary public. Specialties Estate planning, collections, family law, contract disputes, employment law, and small business development.
David Katz
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Decades of legal experience and over 100 AVVO peer & client reviews. Innovative & creative on behalf of our clients, we use every strategy necessary & technological tool available to secure your best possible outcome. Read More »
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William J. Hunt
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I approach business law cases with insight and expertise. I am dedicated to exceptional counsel and legal representation for business law matters! Visit my website for outstanding results, call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Mr. Robert James Hundertmark Esq.
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Woburn, MA Business Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(781) 932-6611 10 Cedar Street
Suite 26
Woburn, MA 01801
Free ConsultationBusiness, Elder, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Graeme S.R. Brown
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Belmont, MA Business Law Attorney
(617) 489-0817 464 Common St
#354
Belmont, MA 02478
Business, Employment, Estate Planning and Health Care
New England Law | Boston
Jonathan A. Barnes
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Lexington, MA Business Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(617) 494-1920 One Cranberry Hill
#304
Lexington, MA 02421
Free ConsultationBusiness, Personal Injury, Real Estate and Workers' Comp
University of New Hampshire
After graduating from the University of New Hampshire School of Law in Concord, New Hampshire, Mr. Barnes began his legal career at a small firm in Hampton, New Hampshire representing plaintiffs in personal injury and worker’s compensation matters.

After almost three years of practicing in New Hampshire, Mr. Barnes relocated to the Boston area and began working at a mid-sized firm located in Boston, Massachusetts where he represented plaintiffs and defendants in complex commercial litigation disputes, insurance and tort defense, premises liability, employment matters, construction litigation, and professional practices.

Mr. Barnes then joined CHA&E in 2015 as an associate in the firm's...
Marisa Schell Gregg
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Lexington, MA Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(617) 494-1920 One Cranberry Hill
#304
Lexington, MA 02421
Business, Construction and Real Estate
Suffolk University Law School
Marisa Schell Gregg is a partner at Gregg, Hunt, Ahern & Embry. Ms. Gregg practices in all aspects of Real Estate Law, including comprehensive representation and counsel to individual and institutional clients in residential and commercial real estate transactions. Ms. Gregg has significant experience in the review and negotiation of Purchase & Sale Agreements, residential and commercial mortgage loan closings, acquisition, transfer, leasing and development of residential and commercial properties, condominium conversions, title examinations and certifications, issuance of title insurance policies, resolutions of title and boundary disputes, zoning and licensing work. Ms. Gregg also handles a variety of small business...
Bruce J. Embry
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Lexington, MA Business Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(617) 494-1920 One Cranberry Hill
#304
Lexington, MA 02421
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction and Real Estate
Boston University School of Law
Bruce J. Embry is a founder and current managing partner of Gregg, Hunt, Ahern & Embry and heads the firm's real estate department. Mr. Embry is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, and is a member of the Real Estate Bar Association of Massachusetts also serving on that Association's National Affairs and Title Insurance Subcommittee. Mr. Embry is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, and has been voted by his peers as one of Boston's "Super Lawyers" for the last five years.

Mr. Embry's more than 30 years of experience runs the gamut of real estate practice including residential and commercial conveyancing, leasing, condominium...
Charles M. Campo Jr.
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Lexington, MA Business Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(617) 494-1920 One Cranberry Hill
#304
Lexington, MA 02421
Free ConsultationBusiness, Personal Injury and Real Estate
New England Law | Boston
Charles Campo is a recognized trial lawyer with over 25 years of experience litigating cases in both the federal and state courts.
Eric MacLeish
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Lexington, MA Business Law Attorney
(617) 494-1920 One Cranberry Hill
#304
Lexington, MA 02421
Business
Boston University School of Law
Eric MacLeish is a 1978 cum laude graduate of Boston University Law School. He clerked for the U.S. District Court Judge Joseph L. Tauro following graduation
Jacquelyn E. Bumbaca
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Lexington, MA Business Law Lawyer with 2 years experience
(617) 494-1920 One Cranberry Hill
#304
Lexington, MA 02421
Free ConsultationBusiness, Personal Injury and Real Estate
The lawyers at the Cambridge law firm of Gregg, Hunt, Ahern & Embry offer high-quality legal representation, counsel and advocacy in a wide range of practice areas. Our guiding principle is our commitment to providing exceptional and cost-effective personal service. The firm serves individuals, businesses, not-for-profit organizations, regulatory agencies and advocacy groups, representing their interests in state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate level. We also appear for clients before a variety of governing boards, municipalities and licensing agencies, as well as arbitrations and mediations.

We also represent clients in a wide range of business and corporate law...
William J. Hunt
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Lexington, MA Business Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(617) 494-1920 One Cranberry Hill
#304
Lexington, MA 02421
Free ConsultationBusiness, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Suffolk University Law School
William J. Hunt, Chairman of the Litigation Department of Gregg, Hunt, Ahern & Embry, has been a civil trial lawyer for all of his professional life. For over 40 years, he has tried and settled impact lawsuits, protecting the rights of individuals, companies and organizations.
David Gray Hanson
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Lexington, MA Business Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(617) 494-1920 One Cranberry Hill
#304
Lexington, MA 02421
Business, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
New England Law | Boston
David Gray Hanson joined Gregg, Hunt, Ahern & Embry in January of 1997, and is a Partner in the Real Estate Department. Prior to joining Gregg, Hunt, Ahern & Embry, Mr. Hanson was the managing partner of the Cambridge law firm of Hanson & Fatt Attorneys at Law. He graduated from the New England School of Law in 1985 and has a Bachelors of Science Degree from the University of Massachusetts, cum laude in Psychology.

Since 1987, Mr. Hanson has practiced law with a concentration in real estate conveyancing, condominium conversions, and disability law. He is a member of the Real...
Jonathan A. Barnes
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John Espinosa
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Massachusetts Business Law Attorney

Have you spent time searching online trying to understand how the law applies to your business specifically, but never really getting a solid answer? We help entrepreneurs do business right with high-quality, customized... Read More »
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Phil A. Taylor
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Stoneham, MA Business Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(781) 438-7100 2 Main Street, Suite 325
Stoneham, MA 02180
Free ConsultationBusiness, Collections, Divorce and Family
New England Law | Boston
Jonathan Klein
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Lexington, MA Business Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(617) 494-1920 One Cranberry Hill
#304
Lexington, MA 02421
Free ConsultationBusiness, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Suffolk University Law School
Ms. Franceska J. O'Reilly
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Wakefield, MA Business Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(617) 680-3847 21 West Water Street
Wakefield, MA 01880
Free ConsultationBusiness, DUI, Divorce and Elder
New England Law | Boston and National University of Ireland Galway
I practice elder law, family law, business law and do general practice work in both Wakefield, Massachusetts and Salem, Massachusetts.
Mr. Daniel W. Keleher
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Waltham, MA Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(617) 671-5336 393 Totten Pond Road, Suite 204
Waltham, MA 02451
Business, Employment, Estate Planning and Insurance Claims
With the firm since May of 2009, Attorney Keleher works with clients to resolve legal disputes both in court as a civil litigator and also through collaborative law. In collaborative law, the parties, represented by attorneys, communicate and negotiate directly with each other, without court intervention, to achieve their objectives. Attorney Keleher’s litigation and collaborative practice largely mirrors the transactional practice areas of the firm (trusts and estates, real estate, and business). In addition, Attorney Keleher practices in the areas of insurance coverage, employment, personal injury, bankruptcy, and municipal law. Attorney Profile: http://www.beliveaulaw.net/our-team/attorney-daniel-w-keleher/
David M. Beliveau
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Waltham, MA Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(781) 890-8600 393 Totten Pond Rd
Suite 204
Waltham, MA 02451
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Landlord Tenant
David M. Beliveau, Esq., CPA is the founder of the Law Office of David M. Beliveau, LLC ("Beliveau Law Office") with offices in Naples, Florida, Waltham, Massachusetts and Salem, New Hampshire. Attorney Beliveau represents both individuals and businesses. He has clients in Florida, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. Attorney Beliveau has been named a "Massachusetts Rising Star" by the publishers of Boston Magazine and Law and Politics Magazine. The distinction, awarded to less than five percent (5%) of all Massachusetts lawyers, was based on ballots cast by Massachusetts attorneys, asking them to identify the best lawyers, under the age...
Greg Krikorian
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Cambridge, MA Business Law Lawyer
(978) 844-7401 185 Alewife Brook Pkwy
Suite 416
Cambridge, MA 02138
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Family and Personal Injury
Robert S. Stephen
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(877) 663-1007 820A Turnpike St
North Andover, MA 01845
Free ConsultationNorth Andover, MA Business Law Attorney with 26 years experience
Business, Employment, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Suffolk University Law School
Personal injury attorney Robert Stephen delivers successful results for clients in New Hampshire and Massachusetts by assisting them in receiving the compensation they deserve.
Kas DeCarvalho
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Boston, MA Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(866) 353-3310 75 Arlington Street, Ste. 500
Boston, MA 02116
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment, Entertainment & Sports and IP
University of North Carolina School of Law and Harvard Law School
Kas R. DeCarvalho is a Partner with Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara LLC and a member of the firm's Corporate & Business Team. He has more than 15 years of experience as a corporate attorney and business leader. His practice focuses on corporate and transactional law, financing and mergers and acquisitions, commercial real estate, intellectual property, international transactions, business ethics and compliance, arts and entertainment law and education law. His clients include individuals, and for-profit and nonprofit organizations. Attorney DeCarvalho is a co-founder of Original Innovative Concepts LLC, a product development and licensing venture, and Rhode Island Martial Arts, Inc.Mr....
David W. White Jr.
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(800) 379-1244 2 Center Plaza
#530
Boston, MA 02108
Free ConsultationBoston, MA Business Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
Business, Appeals, Legal Malpractice and Medical Malpractice
Northeastern University School of Law
I have been practicing law in Massachusetts since 1984, and have devoted my career to helping people who have been injured as a result of negligence. My practice includes all types of personal injury matters. I also handle cases against insurance companies for bad faith and unfair claims practices; I represent lawyers in disputes with their firms; and I handle business litigation, including claims by businesses against insurance brokers. It is my goal to serve the needs of my clients, and to solve their problems as best I can. I have successfully handled personal injury cases of all types, including...
Christopher Strang
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Boston, MA Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(857) 233-5534 6 Beacon Street, Suite 305
Boston, MA 02108
Free ConsultationBusiness and Construction
Boston University School of Law
Mr. Strang has represented parties at all tiers of the construction industry, including material suppliers, equipment lessors, subcontractors, general contractors, developers, owners and home improvement contractors. Outside of the construction field he has represented manufacturers, distributors, restaurant owners, condominium associations, financial services providers, commercial landlords and tenants, wedding vendors and venues, software developers, and a variety of small business owners.

Mr. Strang practices in courts across the Commonwealth, including state District and Superior Courts, the Massachusetts Court of Appeals, Federal District Court and the First Circuit Court of Appeals. He has successfully argued voluminous motions, including motions to dismiss and for...
Bart Peter Simonian
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Massachusetts Business Law Lawyer with 26 years experience

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Jacquelyn E. Bumbaca
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