Boston



Boston is a hub of diverse industries shaping our future, and we’re right in the thick of it.

While our clients include multinational manufacturers and leaders in financial services, our sweet spot is the middle market. We help world class universities protect and monetize technology and health care providers and biotechs solve disease-busting puzzles. 

We’ve aligned our talent and services to help large and small companies advance their innovations. And in some cases we’ve located our attorneys in their space, such as at the Cambridge Innovation Center.

Our Boston office houses formidable teams, such as our intellectual property, corporate and litigation talent whose creativity and energy matches the tenacity of our clients. Our connectedness with each other, with industry leaders and with government allows us to address any issue companies face whether new to the market or in the market for years.

For clients literally building Boston’s future, our real estate teams are unmatched for breadth of experience financing and constructing projects. In addition to our national leadership in affordable housing, we’re developing communities that will serve tomorrow’s seniors, students, families and businesses.

As Massachusetts grows a workforce fit for tomorrow, we are helping clients develop HR approaches and benefits programs that will attract and retain talent. And as those executives and business leaders plan their own financial futures, we lead them forward with tax, retirement and estate planning services.

We are as deeply committed to Boston’s people as we are to their businesses. Through pro bono work, volunteer efforts and memberships on boards we have deep roots in the community. Our support of the Greater Boston Legal Services, the Boston Foundation and other nonprofit organizations assures legal representation for everyone. We support charitable, cultural and educational programs that assure Boston’s present and future needs are met.

Focusing on climate resiliency and adaptation in Mass

Law360 | September 27, 2017

Boston office managing partner and energy and environmental partner Ruth Silman authored this article about Massachusetts’ plans and strategies for addressing climate change.

Expanding in-person interviews

HR Executive | September 26, 2017

This article focuses on the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services decision to expand in-person interviews for certain immigration applicants.  Boston labor and employment counsel Courtney New provides commentary about the impact on the green card process.

Judge puts deportations of local Indonesians on hold

Portsmouth Herald | September 26, 2017

This article recaps a federal court decision to delay the deportation of dozens of Indonesian immigrants living in New Hampshire.  Manchester commercial litigation partner Dan Deane, associate Nate Warecki and Boston government investigations and white collar defense associate Ronaldo Rauseo-Ricupero are providing pro bono representation to these immigrants.

Charlestown, a neighborhood in flux, becomes political battleground

Boston Globe | September 17, 2017

Boston real estate partner Larry DiCara, who previously served as city council president, is quoted in this article about the upcoming preliminary election for the District One seat on Boston’s city council.

Exclusive: Prosecutors identify Insys founder as unindicted co-conspirator in opioid case

Reuters | September 14, 2017

This article quotes Boston government investigations and white collar defense partner Brian Kelly for representing John Kapoor, the former chief executive of pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics, Inc.

Improper robocall consent revocation lets Kohl’s off the rack

Bloomberg BNA | August 18, 2017

In an article about a class action complaint against Kohl’s Department Stores, Boston IP litigation associate and TCPA team co-leader Troy Lieberman is quoted on opt-out mechanisms for consumers.

First-half muni issuance was down in the Northeast

The Bond Buyer | August 18, 2017

This coverage notes Nixon Peabody’s jump from ninth to fourth place in Thomson Reuters’ list of top bond counsel for Northeast bond issuance for the first half of 2017.

Another fast-growing tech firm heads into downtown Boston

Boston Globe | August 16, 2017

Managing partner and CEO Andrew Glincher is quoted in this article about the availability of office space in the Boston area.

Why Silver is taking a case he won to the Supreme Court

Law360 | July 31, 2017

Boston government investigations and white collar defense counsel Rob Fisher is quoted in this article about what may happen if  former New York State Assembly Sheldon Silver’s recent legal victory is reviewed by the Supreme Court.

Comparing real estate restrictions in 2 great cities

Law360 | July 28, 2017

Boston real estate partner Larry DiCara and San Francisco real estate associate Ian O’Banion co-authored this article comparing the real estate markets of Boston and San Francisco.

Former rep Fernandes joins law firm Nixon Peabody

MetroWest Daily News | July 21, 2017

This article features the arrival of Boston public finance counsel John Fernandes to Nixon Peabody. The coverage mentions that John was introduced to the firm through public finance partner Jim Vallee and quotes Boston office managing partner Ruth Silman.

If John Hancock becomes independent, it'll need its next David D’Alessandro

Boston Business Journal | July 17, 2017

In this article about a potential report about John Hancock being spun off from Manulife, Boston public company transactions partner Kelly Babson is quoted discussing what Manulife will need to have a successful IPO if it goes that route vs. a spinoff.

Top Boston law firms to offer free advice to small businesses

Boston Business Journal | July 12, 2017

Nixon Peabody is mentioned in this article for participating in #BizGrowBoston, a daylong forum hosted by large corporate law firms in Boston that features workshops and one-on-one counseling sessions for small businesses.

IRS publishes regulations to apply the new post-2017 audit rules

Novogradac & Company | July 10, 2017

Boston tax credit finance and syndication partner Forrest Milder authored this column about the Internal Revenue Service’s proposed audits regulations.

Revolving-door roundup

Law360 | July 06, 2017

This article includes the arrival of Boston government investigations and white collar defense counsel Rob Fisher to Nixon Peabody.

Interior Department wants one more go at Mashpee Wampanoag land ruling

Taunton Gazette | July 02, 2017

This coverage is about recent developments in the case involving the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s bid for land to build a casino in Taunton, Massachusetts, and the U.S. Department of Interior’s next steps. Rochester commercial litigation partner David Tennant and Boston labor and employment associate Matt Frankel are included for representing the Massachusetts residents.

Interior letter renews hope for Mashpee tribe’s plans

The Cape Cod Times | July 01, 2017

The following coverage is about recent developments in the case involving the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s bid for land to build a casino in Taunton, Massachusetts and the U.S. Department of Interior’s next steps. Rochester commercial litigation partner David Tennant and Boston labor and employment associate Matt Frankel are included for representing the Massachusetts residents.

Should judiciary limit PACER access to protect informants?

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly | June 29, 2017

Boston government investigations and white collar defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted in this article about public access to criminal dockets on PACER.

Mass. tribe pulls casino land-into-trust bid from DOI

Law360 | June 28, 2017

This article is about recent developments in the case involving the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s bid for land to build a casino in Taunton, Massachusetts.  Rochester commercial litigation partner David Tennant and Boston labor and employment associate Matt Frankel are included for representing the Massachusetts residents.

Millennials are changing the legal profession in an unexpected way

Forbes | June 28, 2017

Managing partner and CEO Andrew Glincher provides input about the importance of people combining their personal passions with their profession in this article about how millennials are impacting the legal industry.

Former Massachusetts chemist to pay $2M to wrongly convicted man

WBUR-FM (Boston NPR affiliate) | June 22, 2017

In this radio segment, Boston government investigations and white collar defense partner Brian Kelly discusses the latest developments in the case of former Massachusetts lab worker Annie Dookhan.  This week, a federal judge ordered Dookhan to pay more than $2 million to a man who was wrongly convicted as a result of Dookhan’s role in falsifying evidence.

Ex-Fed. prosecutor joins Nixon Peabody's Boston office

Law360 | June 19, 2017

This article focuses on the arrival of Boston government investigations and white collar defense counsel Rob Fisher to Nixon Peabody, highlighting his experience as a former federal prosecutor.

4 key elements supply chain managers should bear in mind when reviewing commercial contracts

Supply Chain Management Review | June 19, 2017

Boston M&A and corporate transactions partner Haydon Keitner authored this column about four things supply chain managers should consider when reviewing commercial contracts.

Round up: newly appointed gcs, growing litigation teams and other moves

Bloomberg Law: Big Law Business | June 19, 2017

This article includes the arrival of Boston government investigations and white collar defense counsel Rob Fisher to Nixon Peabody.

4 essential questions leaders must ask to recreate growth

Forbes | June 17, 2017

Managing partner and CEO Andrew Glincher discusses his leadership philosophy on creating growth

Criticism mounts on Madoff compensation fund

The Wall Street Journal | June 16, 2017

Boston partner and commercial litigation co-leader Jon Sablone provides third party commentary in this article about criticism around how the Justice Department is handling the payout of the Madoff’s Victim Fund.

Meet the managing partner: Nixon Peabody’s Ruth Silman

BBA Week | June 14, 2017

This profile features Boston office managing partner Ruth Silman. The article highlights her career, practice focus and vision for the Boston office.

Evidence in Gardner Museum thefts that might bear DNA is missing

Boston Globe | June 12, 2017

Boston government investigations and white collar defense counsel Robert Fisher is quoted in this article discussing how modern-day forensic analysis could be the key in solving the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum art theft that took place 27 years ago.

As South Boston changes, so do its politics and councilor

Boston Globe | June 10, 2017

Boston real estate partner Larry DiCara is quoted in this article regarding the increasing popularity of Boston’s LGBT Pride parade as a campaign ground.

Illegal immigrant cases on docket

The Boston Herald | May 30, 2017

Boston government investigations and white collar defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted in this article about the recent media blitz from the Massachusetts U.S. attorney’s office publicizing its work with illegal immigration cases.

Immigration in esports: Do gamers count as athletes?

Forbes | May 18, 2017

Boston labor and employment counsel Courtney New contributed this article about how the U.S. immigration system’s lack of a definition for “athlete” in the P-1 visa category presents challenges for the booming esports industry.

3 federal prosecutors in Mass. seek US attorney post

Boston Globe | May 13, 2017

Boston government investigations and white collar defense partner Brian Kelly was quoted in this article about the three possible replacements for the US Attorney for Massachusetts position.

The current: What is ‘back leverage’ and what do I need to know about it?

Novogradac & Company | May 09, 2017

Boston tax credit finance and syndication partner Forrest Milder authored this column about the increasing use of back leverage in renewable energy tax credit projects and its implications.

Law360 names attys who moved up the firm ranks in Q1

Law360 | April 28, 2017

This article mentions recent leadership promotions at the firm including David Brown, Jared Lusk, Jim Vallee, Graham Beck, Kathleen Ceglarski Burns, Emily Crandall Harlan, Daniel Gibbons, Linda Huber, Ilana Kameros, Haydon Keitner, Darren Miller, Neal Pandozzi, Edward Puerta, Stephen Reil, and Elizabeth Young.

Florida 'black box' ruling: Game changer for vehicle tech

Law360 | April 26, 2017

Albany government investigations and white collar defense partner Tina Sciocchetti and Boston associate Charles Dell’Anno co-authored this article about a decision in a Florida state appellate court regarding search warrants for automobiles’ electronic data recorders (EDR), also known as “black boxes.”

Judge keeps fraud claims against GSK alive in Zofran MDL

Law360 | April 24, 2017

Boston government investigations and white collar defense partner Mark Seltzer and commercial litigation associate Josh Barlow are mentioned in this article about their client, GlaxoSmithKline PLC, in a case regarding labeling related to the use of the anti-nausea drug Zofran during pregnancy.

Sky-high nonprofit Meet the man who steers Above the Clouds

Boston Business Journal | April 21, 2017

This profile features Boston labor and employment senior counsel Gary Oberstein and his nonprofit Above The Clouds which takes seriously ill, disabled, and other inner-city Boston children and teens facing adversity on small plane flights.

Exercise of property right, or zoning by another name?

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly | April 20, 2017

Boston affordable housing partner Jeff Sacks and Manchester commercial litigation associate Chris Minue were included in this article which focuses on a legal battle to bring new affordable housing units to the city of Newton, a suburb of Boston.

Trump moves to limit visa program for tech workers

The Boston Globe | April 19, 2017

Boston immigration counsel Courtney New provides commentary on President Trump’s executive order relating to the H-1B visa program and its likely impact on the number of overseas workers coming to the U.S. for entry-level technical jobs.

Prosecutors submit shortened list of Dookhan convictions they want upheld

WBUR (NPR Boston affiliate) | April 18, 2017

Boston government investigations and white collar defense partner Brian Kelly provided third-party commentary about the ramifications of former state chemist Annie Dookhan’s falsification of tens of thousands of drug tests.

What do you love about the Boston Marathon?

BBA Week | April 13, 2017

Boston government investigations and white collar defense associate Hannah Bornstein is quoted in this column asking attorneys what they like best about the Boston Marathon.

What’s up with this M&A materiality scrape?

Bloomberg Law Mergers & Acquisitions Law Report | April 03, 2017

Boston M&A and corporate transactions partner Haydon Keitner authored this column about materiality scrapes in M&A agreements.

U.S. Supreme Court lets Cowlitz ruling stand, ‘good news’ for Taunton casino prospects

Taunton Gazette | April 03, 2017

This article focuses on a U.S. Supreme Court decision affirming that it is in the federal government’s authority to take land into trust for another tribe. The article references a case in Massachusetts about the Mashpee Tribe’s attempt to build a casino there.  Rochester commercial litigation partner David Tennant, who represents residents who are challenging the casino, is quoted.

RI Commerce agrees to $50K penalty to SEC for role in 38 Studios deal

Providence Journal | March 29, 2017

Boston government investigations and white collar defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted in this article about an SEC matter regarding a 2010 bond-offering.

Cosi files new creditor-backed reorganization plan

Law360 | March 24, 2017

Boston financial restructuring and bankruptcy partner Lee Harrington is mentioned in this article as representing the creditors in Cosi Inc.’s new Chapter 11 reorganization plan.

Real win for virtual casino: lessons for game developers

Law360 | March 24, 2017

Boston commercial litigation associate Chris Queenin authored this column about a Fourth Circuit decision related to a mobile video game and the implications this decision may have for video game developers.

SJC decision on EMC lawsuit could have broad implications for Mass. Boards

Boston Globe | March 23, 2017

Boston government investigations and white collar defense associate Eric Walz, commercial litigation partner George Skelly and M&A and corporate transactions senior counsel Bill Kelly provided insight about how legal decisions can have broader business implications for clients in this article about a Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decision involving former EMC corporation chief executive Joe Tucci and EMC’s shareholders.

For marijuana law, now the grown up hour

Commonwealth Magazine | March 20, 2017

Boston real estate partner Larry DiCara contributed this article about the next steps in the legislative process regarding Massachusetts adult-use marijuana laws.

Recent merger ruling is good for Massachusetts directors

Law360 | March 17, 2017

Boston commercial litigation partner George Skelly, M&A and corporate transactions senior counsel William Kelly and government investigations and white collar defense associate Eric Walz contributed this article about the Massachusetts SJC’s guidance regarding fiduciary duties of directors of publicly traded Massachusetts corporations.

3 Firms Steer $1B Real Estate Portfolio Deals Through Feb.

Law360 | March 09, 2017

Boston M&A and corporate transactions partners Linda Ji and Jack Fainberg were noted as representing Chinese companies Cindat Capital Management Ltd. and Union Life Insurance Co. in a joint venture to invest $930 million in a real estate portfolio held by U.S. health care company Welltower Inc. The full deal team included partners Allen Lynch, Colette Dafoe, and Sean Clancy, and associates Dustin Hawks, Julia Walcott, and Alexander Rosso.

Nixon Peabody's profit pie continues to grow

American Lawyer | March 02, 2017

Nixon Peabody managing partner and CEO Andrew Glincher is quoted throughout this article that focuses on the firm’s FY2016 results.  The story highlights Nixon Peabody’s Asia expansion, key client work, strong practices, new office spaces and the benefits from the Chicago merger.

Lahey Clinic embroiled in Bermuda’s ongoing political tumult

Boston Globe | February 15, 2017

This article is about a federal lawsuit filed by the government of Bermuda alleging civil racketeering charges against Massachusetts-based Lahey Clinic.  Boston government investigations and white collar defense partner Brian Kelly provides third party commentary on the unusual case.

Meet the judge who will hear the Boston legal challenge of Trump’s ban

Boston Globe | February 03, 2017

This article focuses on the judge who will hear Boston’s challenge of the Trump administration’s recent executive order regarding the immigration ban. Boston government investigations and white collar defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted discussing Judge Gorton’s judicial style.

GSK says no basis for fraud claims in Zofran MDL

Law360 | January 27, 2017

Boston government investigations and white collar defense partner Mark Seltzer and commercial litigation associate Josh Barlow are noted as representing GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in this article about recent developments in a multidistrict litigation (MDL) about GSK’s anti-nausea drug Zofran.

Wheelchair Superhero

NBC Boston & New England Cable News | January 27, 2017

This media clip highlights the Wheelchair Man book launch party hosted at the Nixon Peabody Boston office and features pro bono client, Mohammed Sayed (AKA Wheelchair Man). Boston IP counseling & transactions partner David Resnick and public company transactions associate Tevia Pollard helped Mohammed create his new non-profit RimPower.

Downtown Boston's vibrant again, but its future can't be taken for granted

Bisnow | January 24, 2017

Boston real estate partner Larry DiCara is featured in this article as a result of his recent participation in Bisnow’s future of downtown Boston event that focused on the transformation of the city in recent years.

The current: ten things to know when combining renewable energy and low-income housing tax credits

Novagradac: Journal of Tax Credits | January 10, 2017

Boston tax credit finance and syndication partner Forrest Milder authored this article about ten things people should keep in mind when combining low-income housing tax credits (LIHTC) and renewable energy tax credits (RETC).

Cyber hack exposes law firms’ weak spots

The Wall Street Journal | December 29, 2016

This article highlights the most recent cyber attack on major U.S. law firms and how firms are addressing cyber security. Managing partner and CEO Andrew Glincher is quoted describing how Nixon Peabody is working to improve data security and training.

The commanding presence of quiet leaders

TechTarget | December 29, 2016

This article highlights the recent Massachusetts Institute of Technology CFO Summit that focused on the effects introverted leaders can have on an organization.  Boston office managing partner Ruth Silman is noted for moderating a panel discussion on leadership at the event.

The sleigh is packed and ready for takeoff

Boston Globe | December 23, 2016

This article is about Globe Santa, a charitable program in Massachusetts that helps children in need during the holidays.  The story highlights Nixon Peabody’s $3,700 donation this year and includes Boston office managing partner Ruth Silman and practice assistant Pam DiBella who led the fundraising efforts.

Swedish investor pays $64.25M for South Boston apartment tower

Banker & Tradesman | December 20, 2016

Boston real estate partner Christopher Froeb and associate Christina Ricotta are mentioned as counsel representing the buyer in the sale of a South Boston, Massachusetts apartment building.

J&J asks 1st Circ. to halt hip implant FCA suit

Law360 | December 06, 2016

Boston government investigations and white collar defense partners Mark Seltzer and Danielle Pelot and associate Hannah Bornstein are listed as counsel representing Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary DePuy in a First Circuit case. This article notes their argument to uphold the dismissal of a False Claims Act lawsuit.

How one law firm CEO empowers millennial lawyers to use their strengths

Forbes | December 05, 2016

Nixon Peabody managing partner and CEO Andrew Glincher is quoted throughout this article talking about the entrepreneurial and collaborative culture at Nixon Peabody and highlights examples of associates who have carved out niche practices.

Cooper Levenson, client ditch NJ racketeering claims

Law360 | November 28, 2016

The article covers recent developments in a case involving a New Jersey company’s lawsuit against Cummins Inc., a backup generator provider.  Boston commercial litigation partner Kurt Mullen is noted as representing Cummins in the lawsuit.

Affordable senior housing coming to Boston suburb

Multi-Housing News | November 22, 2016

Nixon Peabody is mentioned as legal counsel representing the developers of Hearth at Four Corners, a 54-unit affordable senior community in Dorchester, MA. Boston affordable housing partner Jeff Sacks is lead counsel on this project.

Kochs and other Madoff investors are winners in fight over profits held abroad

The New York Times | November 22, 2016

Boston partner and co-leader of the commercial litigation practice Jon Sablone is quoted in this article about a recent ruling in federal bankruptcy court in favor of Madoff fund investors.

Federal prosecutors launch probe of law firm over donations

The Boston Globe | November 16, 2016

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted in this article about the opening of a grand jury investigation of a Massachusetts law firm for its contributions to political candidates.

Trump’s tax overhaul could make history, but can it work?

The Boston Globe | November 13, 2016

This piece focuses on a prospect of a tax overhaul in a Trump administration. Boston private clients partner Sarah Connolly comments on how the political climate (now a Republican Senate, Republican House, and Executive Office) is well positioned to repeal the estate tax given the Congressional majority is Republican.

Trumps changes to the tax codes may encourage dynastic wealth

The New York Times | November 12, 2016

This article discusses President-elect Trump’s tax code proposals and how he plans to repeal the estate tax. Boston Private Clients partner Sarah Connolly is quoted discussing how changes to the estate tax likely won’t impact Trump’s supporter base.

Judge will hear GSK's arguments to dismiss Zofran MDL

Law360 | November 11, 2016

This story covers a recent decision by a Boston federal judge to hear GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK) arguments to discuss some cases and claims from its multidistrict litigation focused on the anti-nausea medication Zofran.  Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Mark Seltzer and Commercial Litigation associate Josh Barlow are noted as representing GSK.

Manufactured triggering of right of first refusal upheld

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly | November 10, 2016

Boston Affordable Housing partner Jeffrey Sacks was quoted in this article about a homeowner’s rehab case regarding the exercise of right of first refusal under Section 42(i)(7).

Boston business leaders react to news of President-elect Donald Trump

Boston Business Journal | November 09, 2016

This article is a roundup of Boston-area business leaders’ reactions to the outcome of the U.S. presidential election. Boston Real Estate partner Chris Froeb comments on the impact the Trump administration may have on the Boston real estate community.

Mass. justices reverse bank's win against insurance fund

Law360 | November 03, 2016

Boston Commercial Litigation partners Greg Deschenes and Kurt Mullen, and Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense associate Charles Dell'Anno are mentioned as counsel successfully representing the Massachusetts Insurers Insolvency Fund in this article about a Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decision regarding whether the fund can recover workers’ compensation claims.

More calls for a probe of Thornton law firm’s political donations

The Boston Globe | November 02, 2016

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted in regarding his representation of a Massachusetts law firm and its contributions to political candidates.

Persistent Energy Ghana raises $1.5 million to support distribution of solar home systems in Ghana

Tech Moran | November 01, 2016

This story is about Persistent Energy Ghana’s $1.5M debt round financing that will be used as capital to buy solar home systems for low-income households in Ghana. New York City public company transactions partners Dan McAvoy and Richa Naujoks, and Boston global finance partner Frank Hamblett are working on this matter.

Spotlight: Law firm ‘bonuses’ tied to political donations

Boston Globe | October 29, 2016

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly is included in this article about a high-profile client matter involving a Massachusetts law firm and its political contributions.

A Better City’s power play

The Boston Globe | October 25, 2016

This article highlights an energy deal with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston Medical Center, and the Post Office Square Redevelopment Corporation. Boston office managing partner Ruth Silman is mentioned in the article for representing A Better City in facilitating this innovative solar power purchase agreement.

Learning how to keep staff at 40 hours per week; new labor laws are expanding who must be paid extra for working more than 40 hours

Fast Company | October 19, 2016

Boston Labor & Employment partner Jeffrey Gilbreth is quoted throughout this article about the labor laws going into effect in December 2016, and ideas for employers to keep their staff members at 40 hours a week.

Trump, Clinton robocalls rising as Election Day looms

Bloomberg Law: Privacy & Data Security | October 19, 2016

Boston Intellectual Property Litigation associate Troy Lieberman is quoted throughout this article about increased robocalls as Election Day approaches and the TCPA implications. Click here to read the full article.

Beyond the billable: Pro bono spotlight: Nixon Peabody associates volunteer with PAIR project

BBA Week | October 13, 2016

This piece profiles Nixon Peabody’s pro bono work and highlights Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense associate Hannah Bornstein and IP Litigation associate Troy Lieberman’s involvement with the Political Asylum/Immigration Representation (PAIR) project and why they’re both passionate about it.

‘Wheelchair Man’ tells a real-life superhero story

Boston Globe | October 07, 2016

Boston Intellectual Property partner David Resnick is mentioned in this article as legal counsel to Mohammad Sayed, a young inventor from Afghanistan who is developing adaptive products and a comic book series to inspire people with disabilities and to raise awareness in cultures that keep disabled individuals hidden from view. Boston Public Company Transactions associate Tevia Pollard and Labor & Employment associate Matt Frankel work with David on this pro bono matter.

Why Boston's One of the Toughest Places to Develop Affordable Housing

Bisnow | October 05, 2016

Boston Affordable Housing partner Jeff Sacks is mentioned in this article about a recent panel he moderated focused on the challenges of affordable housing in the Boston area.

Swedish Investor Adds To Cambridge Multifamily Portfolio

Banker & Tradesman | October 04, 2016

Boston real estate partner Christopher Froeb and associate Christina Ricotta are mentioned in this article representing Akelius US LLC in its acquisition of Forest Court Apartments in Massachusetts.

Cannava Fighting SEC's Effort to Put Him Back in 38 Studios Suit

The Bond Buyer | October 03, 2016

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted throughout this piece that follows the ongoing developments in the fight between Peter Cannava and the Securities and Exchange Commission. Boston commercial litigation partner Steve LaRose and associate Kathleen Ceglarski Burns are also part of the legal team representing Cannava.

Corner Offices: Once Prized, Gone at Some Law Firms

Bloomberg Law | September 22, 2016

The feature story looks at how law firms are transforming their office spaces—especially efforts to eliminate the corner offices. The article notes Nixon Peabody among the number of big law firms that have already moved into new spaces. CEO & Managing Partner Andrew Glincher provides commentary.

Lawyers Flocking to Social Media Find Old Rules Don’t Hold Up

Law360 | September 19, 2016

Nixon Peabody CEO & Managing Partner Andrew Glincher is quoted, and digital marketing manager Lauren Iacono is referenced, in this article about the increasing use of social media among the legal industry and how long-standing ethical rules apply (or don’t).

Apple vs. FBI

WGBH Greater Boston | February 18, 2016

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly participated in this discussion on the U.S. government’s request of Apple to help unlock a phone possessed by one of the attackers in December's terrorist attack in San Bernardino, California.

Grocers start to wilt under competitive pressures

The Deal | February 05, 2016

Boston Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring partner Rick Pedone provides commentary in this feature story on the state of the supermarket industry in light of a number of brands shuttering outlets.

People on the Move

Boston Business Journal | February 01, 2016

Boston Global Finance practice and Corporate Trust partner Catherine Ng is included in the latest “People on the Move” section for her election to the partnership.

Renewable Energy Industries Receive Extensions to Tax Credit Equity Deadlines

Journal of Tax Credits | February 01, 2016

Boston Tax Credit Finance & Syndication partner Forrest Milder contributed this article regarding the new Consolidated Appropriations Act and Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act and their effects on renewable energies industry.

Lawyers Weigh in on High Court's Class Action Ruling

Law360 | January 20, 2016

Litigation department co-chair and leader of the Class Actions & Aggregate Litigation practice Scott O’Connell reacts to the Supreme Court’s decision in Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez that a settlement with individual plaintiffs does not foreclose on class claims against a defendant.

Life Cycle Approach to Data Rights Can Help Contractors

Law360 | January 14, 2016

Boston IP Counseling & Transactions counsel David Crosby and Washington, DC, associate Harini Kidambi co-authored this column regarding implications arising from the 2015 Army Data & Data Rights Guide for military service professionals and other contractors.

Shout-Out: Nixon Peabody Scores Win for Planet Fitness in Transgender Locker Room Suit

American Lawyer Litigation Daily | January 13, 2016

This feature story highlights the firm’s efforts securing a dismissal of transgender locker room policy lawsuit for client Planet Fitness. The Boston team of partner Art Pressman and associate Troy Lieberman are noted as counsel.

Feds could shift focus in attempt to find cash

Boston Herald | January 05, 2016

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted article discussing the latest in the James “Whitey” Bulger saga. The story notes that Bulger’s girlfriend will plead guilty to a contempt charge in a move that could force federal investigators to target other confidants in their mission to uncover millions of missing dollars.

The Current: New Audit Rules Could Have Broad Impact

Journal of Tax Credits | January 01, 2016

Boston Tax Credit Finance & Syndication partner Forrest Milder explains the potential ways the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 could impact the rules that apply to federal income tax audits of partnerships.

Hackers Strike Out

Journal of Sports Analytics | January 01, 2016

Boston associate Matt Frankel authored this column discussing recent cases of alleged misappropriation, infringement, and/or theft of sports analytics intellectual property.

After sex assault charges, Bill Cosby faces jail time—and his legal battles are just beginning

Washington Post | December 31, 2015

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly provides third-party commentary regarding the arraignment and criminal charge against actor Bill Cosby.  Brian discusses the importance of evidentiary rulings in this case.

Probe clears City Hall in ‘Top Chef’ extortion claim

Boston Globe | December 29, 2015

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar defense partner Brian Kelly is featured in this coverage about the findings of his three-month investigation of the local Teamsters’ alleged extortion related to the June 2014 filming of Top Chef in Boston.

City Hall probe: No sign Walsh, aides acted for Teamsters on ‘Top Chef’

Boston Herald | December 28, 2015

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly is featured in this coverage about the findings of his three-month investigation of the local Teamsters’ alleged extortion related to the June 2014 filming of Top Chef in Boston.

Private Fund Regulation in 2015—SEC Levels Up

Law360 | December 18, 2015

Boston partner and deputy chairman of the Private Investment Fund Disputes team Stephen LaRose and Boston associate Kathleen Ceglarski Burns co-authored this article. The piece discusses how the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s focus on private fund advisers has shifted from learning and information gathering to examination and enforcement activity.

Social Media in the Hiring Process

Practical Law | December 01, 2015

Labor & Employment partner Jeff Gilbreth and associate Joe Carello discuss a number of issues facing employers that access and use social media in the hiring process.

SEC's Next Move on Conflict Minerals Rule Could Open a Pandora's Box

Compliance Week | November 17, 2015

Boston Securities partner Kelly Babson provides third-party commentary in this feature article on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s embattled Conflict Minerals Rule.

Enhancing Project Management Capabilities at the Partner Level

Thompson Reuters Legal Current | November 10, 2015

Chief Operating Officer Lauri Walker is quoted in this story discussing the importance of creating a culture that supports project management and the value of having project management advocates in the firm.

Focus on the Future, Not Precedent

U.S. News-Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" 2016 | November 10, 2015

CEO & Managing Partner Andrew Glincher contributed this column for the special General Counsel edition of the publication about how the ways our firm is helping clients prepare for the future.

Dealbook: Firms Wrestle with Making Room for Younger Lawyers

The New York Times | November 05, 2015

Nixon Peabody is positioned in this feature article as a firm focused on creating an entrepreneurial environment where attorneys can pursue their passion and thrive. CEO and Managing Partner Andrew Glincher is quoted discussing the need for attorneys to focus on the future. Associate Joe Carello, a member of our Labor & Employment practice and Food, Beverage & Agriculture industry team, is also quoted within the story discussing efforts to grow a practice providing legal services to craft breweries and how these efforts are supported by the firm.

Loss Accrued V. Occurred In Mass. Fire Insurance Policies

Law360 | November 02, 2015

Boston Commercial Litigation partner Kurt Mullen and Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense law clerk Julianna Malogolowkin authored this column discussing an appeals court ruling that the statute of limitations for losses under a standard fire insurance policy runs from the date that the loss "occurred" and appears to have limited the discovery rule in Massachusetts only to statutes of limitation referring to when the loss “accrued.”

Swedish Investor Acquires South Boston Properties for $169M

Banker & Tradesman | October 16, 2015

This coverage notes Akelius Residential AB’s purchase of two properties in South Boston. Real Estate partner Chris Froeb and Real Estate associate Christina Ricotta are noted as Akelius’ counsel.

Protect your consumers' privacy from mass telemarketing

Rochester Business Journal | October 09, 2015

This column explains the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), the risks to businesses, and how businesses can avoid TCPA liability. Corporate transactions partner Jeff LaBarge, commercial litigation associate Dan Deane and IP litigation associate Troy Lieberman collaborated on the piece.

Nixon Peabody, CWL Partners Join Forces in Hong Kong

Law360 | October 08, 2015

This feature story features the Nixon Peabody CWL combination. Quotes are included from managing partner and CEO Andrew Glincher, partner and chair of the firm’s China and Asia Pacific practice David Cheng, and Nixon Peabody CWL managing partner Kenneth Wong.

Cayman Eviscerates Liquidation Option for Fund Investors

Law360 | October 06, 2015

Partner and co-leader of the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice Jon Sablone and New York City Commercial Litigation associate Danielle McLaughlin authored this column discussing how the insertion of boilerplate language can now obviate an important and powerful tool of the Cayman Islands Companies Law and invest even more power in offshore funds.

In Split Victory for Contractors and Whistleblowers, Supreme Court Rejects Expansive Statute of Limitations Theory for False Claims Act Cases and Clarifies Application of Act's "First-to-File" Bar

Pratt's Government Contracting Law Report | October 01, 2015

This contributed column is authored by Boston Government Investigation & White collar defense partner Brian Kelly and Washington, DC, Government Investigations & White Collar Defense associate Emily Crandall Harlan. Click here to read the full article.

Ex-prosecutor hired to review City Hall role in Teamster case

Boston Herald | October 01, 2015

This coverage notes that Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has tapped Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly for an internal review of his administration’s role in alleged extortion scheme by Teamsters who opposed the use of nonunion workers during the Boston season of Top Chef.

Tax Credits Bring Updated Housing to Boston Veterans

Journal of Tax Credits | October 01, 2015

This feature story highlights the New England Center for Homeless Veterans’ (NECHV) efforts to rehabilitate an existing apartment community serving formerly homeless and at-risk veterans in Boston. Affordable Housing partner Jeff Sacks is quoted in the piece and noted as development counsel and key player in structuring the financing.

Planet Fitness asks Beale to dismiss Cormier's suit

Midland Daily News | September 26, 2015

Boston Franchise partner Art Pressman is noted as counsel for Planet Fitness parent company, Pla-Fit Franchise LLC, in its efforts to dismiss a lawsuit involving the gym’s transgender-friendly locker room policy.

New DOJ Policy May Lead to Fewer Plea Deals

Bloomberg BNA White Collar Report | September 25, 2015

This story discusses a new Justice Department policy in which federal prosecutors must focus on individual accountability and that eliminates partial credit for corporate cooperation may have unintended consequences. The topic was the focus of a Nixon Peabody webinar presented by the Government Investigations & White Collar Defense team. Brian Kelly and Dave Vicinanzo are quoted.

Catherine Greig looking at more time for not cooperating

Boston Herald | September 23, 2015

The girlfriend of James “Whitey” Bulger is facing contempt charges, which could lengthen her prison time. Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly, who prosecuted Bulger, is quoted discussing what federal authorities are hoping to get from Catherine Greig including where’s Bulger’s money and who might have helped him while he was on the run.

The National Law Journal, Connecticut Law Tribune Announce Boston Rising Stars

National Law Journal | September 23, 2015

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense associate Eric Walz is included among the Boston “Rising Stars.”

3 Firms Are GCs' Top Picks For Product Liability Litigation

Law360 | September 21, 2015

In the BTI Litigation Outlook 2016, Nixon Peabody is named as one of three powerhouses in product liability litigation. The recognition is based on a survey of general counsel and highlights firms with long histories of success in the practice area and reputations for developing big-picture strategies for their clients. Litigation department co-chair Scott O’Connell is quoted within the piece.

People on the Move

Boston Business Journal | September 21, 2015

This news brief notes that Boston Commercial Litigation associate Leslie Hartford has been named to the board of People Making a Difference.

Fair housing case may push 'disparate impact' limits

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly | September 21, 2015

Boston Affordable Housing partner Jeff Sacks provides commentary in this article discussing the decision by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court to hear an appeal that could be a national test case probing the limits of a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision validating fair-housing claims on a “disparate impact” basis.

Andrew Glincher of Nixon Peabody, on the Gears Inside Rebranding a Firm

Forbes | September 15, 2015

Managing Partner and CEO Andrew Glincher is featured in this leadership profile. Andrew discusses his leadership style and strategy in this in-depth piece.

FOX25 gets sneak peek of new Bulger movie Black Mass

WFXT-TV (FOX Boston) | September 14, 2015

Former federal prosecutor and Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly is interviewed in advance of the release of “Black Mass,” Hollywood’s feature film on the life of Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger.

People on the Move

Boston Business Journal | September 10, 2015

This news brief notes that Boston partner Evelyn Moreno has been named the new leader of the firm’s Private Clients practice.

Here are the BBJ's 40 Under 40 honorees for 2015

Boston Business Journal | September 09, 2015

Boston partner and deputy leader of the firm’s Government Investigations & White Collar Defense practice Danielle Pelot is among the Boston Business Journal’s 2015 “40 Under 40” class. Click here to read the full article.

Think Before You Hit ‘Send'

New Hampshire Business Review | September 04, 2015

Manchester Commercial Litigation associate Dan Deane and Boston IP Litigation associate Troy Lieberman co-authored this column discussing what businesses need to know about the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Succession Planning

Bloomberg BNA | September 01, 2015

Managing Partner and CEO Andrew Glincher provides commentary in this piece on identifying and developing future leaders.

The Citco Settlement and What Lies Ahead for PwC

Law360 | August 17, 2015

Partner and co-leader of the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice Jon Sablone and New York City Commercial Litigation associate Danielle McLaughlin discuss Citco Group Ltd.’s recent $125 million settlement in Anwar et al. v. Fairfield Greenwich Ltd. and it’s implications on PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC in a class action the company is facing.

Could new technology solve the Gardner heist?

Boston Globe | August 15, 2015

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly discusses how new technology could impact the investigation into the 1990 Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum artwork heist.

The Vanishing FCPA ‘Facilitating Payments' Exception

Law360 | August 13, 2015

Washington, DC, Government Investigations & White Collar Defense associate Emily Harlan and Boston partner and deputy leader of the Government Investigations & White Collar Defense practice Danielle Pelot coauthored this article focusing on what companies doing business in foreign countries need to know about the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act’s facilitating payments exception.

Tipsters: We Know Gardner Heist Thief

The Daily Beast | August 13, 2015

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly weighs in on the investigation surrounding new developments in a famous art heist at the Gardner Museum in Boston.

Release of video after decades raises questions

Boston Globe | August 07, 2015

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly discusses the release of a video related to the 1990 Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum artwork heist.

City rife with untracked development tax breaks

Boston Globe | August 02, 2015

Boston Real Estate partner Larry DiCara is mentioned in this article about his representation of Liberty Mutual in 2010 when the insurance giant opted to stay in downtown Boston.

Does it Pay to Follow Guidance that Doesn't Apply?

Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits | August 01, 2015

Boston Tax Credit Finance & Syndication partner Forrest Milder authored this column discussing Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 48, which provides an investment tax credit (ITC) for many kinds of energy property.

Are Private Institution Security Department Records Subject to Disclosure Under Public Records Acts?

Privacy & Security Law Report | August 01, 2015

This column discusses two decisions that demonstrate the competing considerations in determining whether private institutions’ campus security departments equate to public acts subject to public records laws. Mike Cooney, Chris Thomas, Steven Richard and Kacey Houston Walker authored the piece.

Bulger Decision to Not Testify Hampers His Retrial Effort

Boston Herald | July 27, 2015

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted in this article on the decreased chance of a new trial for Whitey Bulger following his decision not to take the witness stand.

Nixon Peabody Unveils a Different Type of Law Office in DC

The Boston Globe | July 23, 2015

CEO and managing partner Andrew Glincher and Washington, DC, office managing partner Jeff Lesk are quoted throughout this feature story about the firm’s new DC office.

Law Firms Take Shears to Debt Loads

The Wall Street Journal | July 19, 2015

CEO and Managing Partner Andrew Glincher is quoted in this feature article from a leadership perspective discussing not believing in taking on debt.

Middlesex DA wants Tsarnaev back for 2d trial

Boston Globe | July 15, 2015

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly discusses potential challenges the Middlesex District Attorney may face in bringing the convicted Boston Marathon bomber back to Massachusetts to face state charges for the murder of an MIT police officer.

Another Tsarnaev Trial?

WGBH News | July 15, 2015

In this broadcast interview, Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly is a featured panelist discussing potential challenges to the Middlesex District Attorney’s efforts to bring the convicted Boston Marathon bomber back to Massachusetts to face state charges for the murder of an MIT police officer.

A Broadening Risk of Securities Liability after Omnicare

Law360 | July 09, 2015

Boston Commercial Litigation partners Matt McLaughlin and George Skelly authored this column discussing the “case revival” trend following U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Omnicare Inc. v. Laborers District Council Construction Industry Pension Fund.

NLRB must address conflicting laws in failure to bargain case

Reuters Legal | July 07, 2015

This coverage notes the DC Circuit’s unanimous decision that the National Labor Relations Board failed to do its job of reconciling conflicting labor laws and must revisit a matter involving Children’s Hospital and Research Center of Oakland. Labor & Employment associate Matt Frankel is noted as the hospital’s counsel.

Mayor backs plan for Widett Circle, even if city loses Olympics bid

The Boston Globe | July 07, 2015

CEO and Managing Partner Andrew Glincher is included in this article discussing plans to redevelop a prime area of Boston real estate. Andrew, a Real Estate partner, comments on potential construction costs.

Boston, Casino Developer at Odds over Roads

The Boston Globe | July 02, 2015

Boston Real Estate partner Larry DiCara is quoted in this story on the politics surrounding possible road improvements leading to and from the proposed Everett, MA, casino complex.

Lawyer's long history with Center for Homeless Veterans hits new high

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly | June 21, 2015

Nixon Peabody’s efforts in a recapitalization project for the New England Center for Homeless Veterans are featured in this article. Boston Affordable Housing partner Jeff Sacks led this complex real estate transaction, which includes Historic Tax Credits as well as affordable housing components.

Illinois Republicans' New Chapter 9 Bill Deemed ‘Bondholder Friendly'

Debtwire | June 16, 2015

Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring partner Mark Berman discusses a new municipal bankruptcy bill which would provide a statutory lien for general obligation bondholders at the municipal level.

At Law Firms, Managing Partners Slow to Try Twitter

Bloomberg BNA Big Law Business | June 09, 2015

CEO and Managing Partner Andrew Glincher is highlighted in this article among legal industry leaders most active in social media.

Nixon Peabody CEO: Focus on The Future, Not Precedent

Bloomberg BNA Big Law Business | June 05, 2015

CEO and Managing Partner Andrew Glincher authored this column discussing how the firm is approaching the future from a client perspective and internally.

Back Bay Towers Offered for $1.5b

The Boston Globe | June 04, 2015

Boston Real Estate partner Larry DiCara is quoted in this article discussing two well-known office and retail buildings in Boston’s Back Bay that are on the market for $1.5 billion—among the highest asking prices for commercial space in Boston history.

Wealth Seeks out Safe Harbours

Wealth Structuring 20:20 | June 01, 2015

Boston Private Clients partner Jay Rosenbaum is quoted throughout this feature story discussing jurisdictional choices wealthy individuals and families are facing to protect their assets in volatile markets.

Chicago dives into municipal market with split ratings and opinions

Debtwire | May 26, 2015

This article discusses how the pricing of $600+ in general obligation bonds will test market confidence in the City of Chicago. Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring partner Mark Berman provides commentary.

Nonprofits in the Zone of Insolvency: 2 Cautionary Tales

Law360 | May 19, 2015

New York City financial restructuring and bankruptcy counsel Chris Desiderio, Washington, DC, M&A and Corporate Transactions partner Mike Cooney, and associate Rob Trott and Boston partner and leader of the firm’s Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring practice Victor Milione coauthored this column on important issues charitable fiduciaries should educate themselves on to avoid insolvency.

Death Penalty Decision in Marathon Bomber Trial

WBUR-FM (NPR Boston) | May 15, 2015

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly discusses the jury’s death penalty decision in the Tsarnaev trial.

People on the Move

Boston Business Journal | May 13, 2015

Boston Franchise & Distribution partner Arthur Pressman has been appointed to the Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission by Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.

How to Give Regular Feedback and Still Get Work Done

Fast Company | April 21, 2015

CEO and Managing Partner Andrew Glincher is quoted throughout this article sharing best practices in leadership.

Focus Shifts Back to Tsarnaev Trial After Boston Marathon

WBZ-TV (CBS Boston) | April 20, 2015

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly discusses the next steps for the Boston Marathon bombing trial, which is set to resume following the city’s annual 26.2 mile run.

3rd-Party Onlookers May Trigger Breach of EU Privacy Laws

Law360 | April 15, 2015

Los Angeles Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Jason Gonzalez and Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense associate Eric Walz authored this article on claims against businesses handling personal data within the European Union based on an expanded interpretation of the Data Privacy Act.

Problem Solving and Helping People – Public/Private Partnerships

Revere Journal | April 09, 2015

This op-ed discusses how public or private partnerships can impact the public for good—especially following natural disasters such as the tornado that hit Revere, MA, in 2014. Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense associate Eric Walz is highlighted in the piece as part of the Nixon Peabody pro bono Revere legal team.

Venture Capital for Social Service Organizations

Rochester Business Journal | April 03, 2015

Partner and leader of our Nonprofit Organizations practice Mike Cooney and Boston Public Finance counsel Navjeet Bal authored this piece discussing how social impact bonds can help address some of Rochester's social challenges.

End downtown Boston's Busmageddon

CommonWealth | March 31, 2015

Boston Real Estate partner Larry DiCara authored this article discussing the need for the MBTA to add reworking bus routes in an effort to ease Boston’s commuter problems.

Prosecution Rests Case in Marathon Bombing Trial

WBZ-TV (CBS Boston) | March 30, 2015

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone discusses the prosecution's closing and the defense's possible approach in the case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

A Closer Look at Madoff Victims' PwC, Citco Suit

Law360 | March 27, 2015

Boston partner and co-leader of the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice Jon Sablone and Boston Commercial Litigation associate Christine Colmey authored this article discussing how a recent Southern District of New York ruling pertaining to the Madoff Ponzi scheme serves as a caution to service providers to funds.

Haffner's Sale Confirmed by Parties

The Eagle-Tribune | March 25, 2015

This article highlights the sale of 14 service stations in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.  Boston Private Clients partner Sarah Connolly and Boston M&A and Corporate Transactions partner Chris Keefe represented the Haffner family in the acquisition.

Kid-Free Boston

CommonWealth Magazine | March 19, 2015

Boston Real Estate partner Larry DiCara co-authored this column discussing the decline in children among Boston’s population that is dramatically reshaping the city.

Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

WBZ-TV (CBS Boston) | March 18, 2015

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone discusses the testimony of a friend of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and additional evidence presented at trial.

Prosecutors Often Balk at Capital Cases

Boston Globe | March 15, 2015

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partners Brian Kelly and Gerry Leone are quoted in this article on how the nature of death penalty cases impacts whether some federal prosecutors are willing to try these cases.

Marathon Bombing Trial

WBZ-TV (CBS Boston) | March 13, 2015

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone is interviewed in this coverage recapping the last week of testimony in the Marathon Bombing trial.

People on the Move

Boston Business Journal | March 10, 2015

This news brief notes that commercial litigation partner Kevin Fitzgerald has been elected chair of the firm’s Policy Committee.

Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

WBZ-TV (CBS Boston) | March 04, 2015

This live Q&A features Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone discussing the first day of the trial of the accused Boston Marathon bomber. Gerry is WBZ’s legal analyst for the trial.

Law Schooled: I Second That Emotion

Boston Globe | March 02, 2015

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone is featured throughout this article discussing how courtroom emotions may affect the murder trial of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez.

Managing Cross-Border Restructurings and Bankruptcies

Financier Worldwide | March 01, 2015

Boston Financial Restructuring & Bankruptcy partner Rick Pedone provides commentary in this special report on managing cross-border restructurings and bankruptcies.

China: The Wild, Wild East

Seniors Housing Business | March 01, 2015

Boston Real Estate partner and leader of the firm’s Seniors Housing team Allen Lynch authored this column discussing China as the new frontier for the U.S. seniors housing and care industry.

On Fairmount Line, Opportunity Knocks

CommonWealth | February 18, 2015

Boston Real Estate partner Larry DiCara authored this column discussing the importance of transit-oriented development.

The Charges Against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Explained in Plain English

Boston Globe | February 12, 2015

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone is quoted in this article discussing the multiple charges against accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Leone: Moving Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Still A ‘Longshot'

WBZ-TV (CBS Boston) | February 12, 2015

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone discusses a federal appeals court decision to hear arguments about whether to relocate the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev out of Boston.

Law Schooled: A Lesson in the Immunity of Shayanna Jenkins

Boston Globe | February 12, 2015

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone is quoted throughout this column discussing immunity for the fiancée of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez in his murder trial.

FactSet Acquires Research Firm Code Red

The Deal | February 09, 2015

This article notes financial data and analytics provider FactSet Research’s acquisition of privately held investment research management technology company Code Red. Boston M&A and Corporate Transactions partner Christopher Keefe and Boston M&A and Corporate Transactions associate Dustin Hawks are identified as Code Red’s legal counsel.

Even in Prison, ‘Whitey' Bulger Is Pushing Boundaries

Boston Globe | February 07, 2015

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted in this story on James “Whitey” Bulger who is “up to his old tricks” even while serving time.

Mother of Victim Testifies in Aaron Hernandez Trial

Boston Globe | February 05, 2015

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone is quoted in this article on developments in the murder trial of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez.

As Judge Expresses Confidence in Slow Jury Selection, Tsarnaev Defense Appeals Again to Move Trial

WBUR (NPR Boston) | February 04, 2015

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted in this article on the jury selection process in the trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Atlantic City Schools Get Sucked into City's Distress

Debtwire | February 04, 2015

Boston Financial Restructuring and Bankruptcy partner Mark Berman is quoted in this article discussing the Board of Education of Atlantic City’s preparation of a plan to avoid a cash flow crisis for the 2014–2015 school year.

The Current: Does Small Wind Guidance Have Implications for Other Renewables?

Journal of Tax Credits | February 01, 2015

Boston Tax Credit Finance & Syndication partner Forrest Milder authored this article discussing how the Section 48 of the Internal Revenue Code provisions for wind properties could impact other renewables.

Legal Gameplans for the Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial

Boston Globe | January 29, 2015

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone is quoted in this article examining the murder trial of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez.

Nixon Peabody Managing Partner Andrew Glincher Discusses His Firm's Pursuit of Merger Partner Ungaretti & Harris LLP

Boston Business Journal | January 29, 2015

This Q&A is conducted with CEO & Managing Partner Andrew Glincher following the firm's announcement of the merger with Chicago's Ungaretti & Harris.

Nixon Peabody to Merge With Smaller Chicago Firm

Wall Street Journal Law Blog | January 26, 2015

CEO and managing partner Andrew Glincher talks about the firm’s combination with Chicago’s Ungaretti & Harris.

Nixon Peabody Joins Chicago Big Leagues With Ungaretti Deal

Law360 | January 26, 2015

Nixon Peabody’s combination with Chicago’s Ungaretti & Harris is featured in this article.

‘USA v. Tsarnaev': Legal Questions Asked and Answered

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly | January 26, 2015

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone is quoted in this article examining the case of the accused Boston Marathon bomber.

Looking for the Man or Woman on a Horse

CommonWealth | January 20, 2015

Boston Real Estate partner Larry DiCara co-authored this column discussing whether the 2016 presidential race can produce a transformational leader.

Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Jury Selection

WBZ-TV (CBS Boston) | January 20, 2015

This coverage quotes Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone discussing critical issues surrounding the jury selection process in the Boston Marathon bombing suspect’s trial.

UMass Ends Student Drug Informant Program

Associated Press | January 15, 2015

The University of Massachusetts-Amherst has ended a program allowing campus police to use students as drug informants. The following coverage notes former Middlesex County District Attorney and Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone led the University’s review of the program.

Walsh's State of the City

WBUR (NPR Boston) | January 13, 2015

Boston Real Estate partner Larry DiCara is featured in this coverage discussing Boston Mayor Walsh’s first year in office, what’s been working and his goals for the next year.

In such cases, civic duty may impose a heavy burden

Boston Globe | January 12, 2015

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone discusses the civic duty required of the 18 people chosen to decide the fate of the accused Boston Marathon bomber—a far heavier burden than most jurors are asked to bear.

Boston Marathon Trial

WCVB-TV (ABC Boston) | January 12, 2015

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar defense partner Brian Kelly discusses the impact of social media posts by potential jurors or other related persons on the trial of the accused Boston Marathon bomber.

Marijuana Patent Applications Face Tough Road at USPTO

Law360 | January 08, 2015

Boston IP Counseling & Transactions partner David Resnick is quoted in this article discussing potential challenges facing those applying for new types of marijuana plant patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.



The Current: Systems Using Solar–What Qualifies for the Credit?

Journal of Tax Credits | January 07, 2015

Boston Tax Credit Finance & Syndication partner Forrest Milder authored this article discussing  ambiguity in the definition of Section 48 of the Internal Revenue Code.

New Law Targets Unsafe Drivers: Patrick Signs Bill Spurred by Fatal Accident in Sharon

Boston Globe | January 07, 2015

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted in this article on a new bill signed by Massachusetts Governor Patrick providing municipal police departments with information on drivers with suspended or revoked licenses. Brian is noted as counsel for a Sharon, MA, resident who pushed for this legislation following his daughter’s death.

WBZ-TV Legal Analyst on Why Tsarnaev Trial Could Take so Long

WBZ-TV (CBS Boston) | January 05, 2015

This coverage features Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone, the TV station’s legal analyst for the trial for the accused Boston Marathon bombing suspect, discussing the jury selection and likeliness of a lengthy process.

In Boston Bombing Trial, Dueling Portraits of Defendant

Wall Street Journal | January 04, 2015

This coverage quotes Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone discussing the federal appeal court decision refusing to postpone jury selection or change the location of the trial of the accused Boston Marathon bombing suspect. He also discusses ways the defense and the prosecution will attempt to portray the suspect.

Mixed Year for Madoff Recovery, Clarity for Private Funds

Law360 | January 02, 2015

Boston partner and co-leader of the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice Jon Sablone and Boston Commercial Litigation associate Danielle McLaughlin authored this column discussing the 2014 year in Madoff-related rulings.

Life Sciences Cases to Watch in 2015

Law360 | January 02, 2015

Boston IP Litigation and Life Sciences partner Maia Harris is quoted in this feature article on what to watch in life sciences in 2015.

The Outlook for 2015

Boston Business Journal | January 02, 2015

CEO and managing partner Andrew Glincher is quoted in this cover story dedicated to what Boston business leaders see for the coming calendar year.

Second Circuit Rules That Certain Offshore SIPA Claim Transfers Are Subject to Approval by U.S. Bankruptcy Courts

Journal of Bankruptcy Law | January 01, 2015

Boston partner & co-leader of the Commercial Litigation practice Jon Sablone and Boston Commercial Litigation associate Danielle McLaughlin authored this column discussing a Second Circuit panel ruling with potential implications for offshore feeder funds currently in liquidation and are seeking to sell their SIPA claims against the bankruptcy estate of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC.

Judge in Tsarnaev case has no-nonsense reputation

Boston Globe | December 26, 2014

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly is quoted in this article discussing U.S. District Judge George A. O’Toole Jr., the presiding judge in the trial of the accused Boston Marathon bombing suspect.

Charges in Pharmacy Case Indicate U.S. Sees Crime Ring

Boston Globe | December 18, 2014

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Brian Kelly, former head of the public corruption unit of the U.S. attorney’s office in Boston, discusses allegations that the pharmacists who ran the New England Compounding Center essentially ran the company like a criminal enterprise.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Makes First Federal Court Appearance in More than a Year

WBZ-TV (CBS Boston) | December 18, 2014

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone discusses the final pre-trial hearing for accused Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Set to begin January 5, Gerry is WBZ’s legal analyst for the trial.

Fund to Distribute Money to Victims of Revere Tornado

WBZ Radio AM 1030 | December 08, 2014

This coverage notes the announcement by the Revere Tornado Relief Fund of distribution of allocations for those impacted by the tornado which hit the town outside Boston earlier this year. Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone is quoted as executive director and administrator for the fund.

Fund to Distribute Money to Victims of Revere Tornado

Boston Globe | December 08, 2014

This coverage notes the announcement by the Revere Tornado Relief Fund of distribution of allocations for those impacted by the tornado which hit the town outside Boston earlier this year. Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone is quoted as executive director and administrator for the fund.

Pats' brass may be asked about Hernandez' sanity

Boston Herald | December 02, 2014

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone is quoted in this feature story on the list of more than 300 people identified by the prosecution as “potential witnesses” in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial.

Breach Response Plan is a Must for Enterprise Security

SearchCIO | December 01, 2014

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone is quoted in this article as moderator of a panel of financial, security and legal experts at a recent MIT Sloan CFO Summit. The article focuses on the pressures felt by C-suite executives as data breaches mount discussed at the summit.

What Municipal Bond Investors Can Learn from Detroit

Law360 | November 26, 2014

Boston Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring partner Mark Berman and Boston Global Finance associate Erik Schneider authored this column discussing what the municipal finance community can learn from analyzing the bankruptcy court’s formal written opinion of Detroit’s Chapter 9 plan.

AG-Elect Healey Names Transition Team

State House News Service | November 25, 2014

Boston Government Investigations & White Collar Defense partner Gerry Leone, former Middlesex district attorney, is named as a member of Attorney General-elect Maura Healey’s transition team.

My Morning Cup: Nixon Peabody Chief Executive Andrew Glincher

Boston Globe | November 24, 2014

CEO and managing partner Andrew Glincher is profiled in this “My Morning Cup” column, which features Boston-area business leaders.

Chelsea Housing Authority sues to recover lost cash

Boston Globe | November 24, 2014

Boston Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring partner Rick Pedone is quoted in this article discussing efforts to recover funds for the Chelsea Housing Authority, which suffered major financial loss under its former executive director. This is an ongoing pro bono matter for Rick and team.

Location

100 Summer Street

Boston, MA 02110-2131

Phone: 617-345-1000

Fax: 617-345-1300

Key Contacts

Ruth H. Silman

Office Managing Partner

rsilman@nixonpeabody.com

Phone: 617-345-6062

Oliver Fahy

Office Administrator

ofahy@nixonpeabody.com

Phone: 617-345-1355

Alexis Swenson

Marketing Contact

aswenson@nixonpeabody.com

Phone: 617-345-1035

Back to top