Attorney Vicki S. Marsh represented the Town of Plymouth in its acquisition of the Crawley Woodlands Preserve property off Billington Street from the Crawley family. This property is a beautiful 70-acre site designated a “priority habitat” by the Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program. This acquisition protects the property... read more
Attorneys Gregg J. Corbo and Jeffrey T. Blake have obtained a landmark victory before the Supreme Judicial Court, limiting the authority of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to impose restrictions on municipal water suppliers. Click here to read the decision.
One of the ways cities and towns have increased their inventories of affordable housing is through the transfer of municipally owned property, usually tax title parcels, to the housing authority or a non-profit like Habitat for Humanity. Usually, these transfers are for nominal consideration in return for the eventual... read more
Attorney Mary L. Giorgio obtained a rare legal decision construing the statute of limitations of the so-called “vicious dog statute”, G.L. c. 140, §157. The Orleans District Court allowed the Town of Wellfleet Board of Selectmen’s Motion to Dismiss a complaint brought under that statute on the basis that... read more
Charter Communications filed for bankruptcy, as expected. We have attached a most typically asked question and answer summary for your review. Please click here.
For the 4th year in a row, Leonard Kopelman, founder and president of our firm, has been selected as a Massachusetts “Super Lawyer” by Law & Politics and Boston Magazine. As a specialist in municipal law, Len was recommended by his peers as one of the top attorneys in... read more
In a landmark decision, the Norfolk Superior Court (Brady, J.), ruled that the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) does not have the authority to impose conditions upon public water suppliers’ use of water under registration statements issued in accordance with the Water Management Act. Under the Water Management Act,... read more