Attorney Richard T. Holland Wins Summary Judgment Award Dismissing A General Contractor’s Six-figure Claims For Delay Damages On A Public Construction Project

On a project involving the construction of a new public library in Medford, a general contractor asserted claims against the City for payment of “extended general conditions costs” incurred due to delays in the project arising from the COVID-19 orders of the Governor pausing all non-critical public construction projects,... read more

Attorney Lauren F. Goldberg presented a webinar to the MMA membership on so-called “First Amendment Audits” on January 10th. 

Lauren F. Goldberg With over 1,000 municipal officials and employees from across the state participating, the discussion included analysis of the legal issues governing the use of public spaces for first amendment purposes.  Just as importantly, the discussion also included consideration of the practical implications of such “auditors”, including use of office... read more

Attorney John W. Giorgio will present a seminar on Solid Waste Contracting at the Massachusetts Association of Public Purchasing Officials (MAPPO) Conference on January 18th at Devens Common Center. 

John W. Giorgio Attorney Giorgio will present information regarding basic municipal contracting law, developing effective bid documents and contracts, and issues specific to solid waste management, including user fee options, regulating private haulers and important contract provisions for a variety of situations.

Attorney Lauren F. Goldberg was a featured speaker at the December 2022 Massachusetts Municipal Human Resources Officials Association (MMHR) Holiday Meeting at the Hawthorne Hotel in Salem, Massachusetts. 

Lauren F. Goldberg Attorney Goldberg spoke with Human Resources Officers from all over the Commonwealth concerning so-called “First Amendment Audits” and the legal and practical issues implicated.  The extended discussion was useful for all in attendance, and hearing from Human Resources Officers whose communities have dealt with such audits provided important insights... read more

Attorney Michele E. Randazzo joins a panel to present a virtual program entitled “Administrative Agency Action and Judicial Review: Nuts and Bolts, Practice Pointers and Recent Developments,”

Michele E. Randazzo Attorney Michele E. Randazzo again joins a panel of judges and experienced practitioners to present an annual virtual continuing legal education program entitled “Administrative Agency Action and Judicial Review:  Nuts and Bolts, Practice Pointers and Recent Developments,” sponsored by the Social Law Library.  This program will be held Monday,... read more