Ruberto, Israel & Weiner’s Construction Litigation Practice Ranked “Tier 1” in U.S. News & World Report 2023 Best Lawyers® Rankings

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Ruberto, Israel & Weiner is proud to announce that its Construction Litigation practice has been ranked “Tier 1” by U.S. News & World Report in its 2023 National and Regional Best Lawyers® rankings. Congratulations to all the members of our Construction Litigation team on this recognition!  

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Appeals Court Issues Important Clarification of its Recent Prompt Payment Decision

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On June 24, 2022, the Massachusetts Appeals Court issued a revised decision of its recent highly anticipated opinion affirming judgment in favor of RIW’s client, a general contractor, under the Massachusetts Prompt Payment Act (the “Act”). The revision clarified a small, but significant part of the decision regarding whether an owner who has violated the…

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RIW Alert: RIW Construction Group Wins Appeal Under Massachusetts Prompt Payment Act

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In a highly anticipated decision, the Massachusetts Appeals Court affirmed a $5 million judgment in favor of RIW’s general contractor client under a seldom-used law known as the Massachusetts Prompt Payment Act. In November 2020, RIW construction law attorneys Bradley Croft, Kirk McCormick, and Roger Smerage secured summary judgment in Suffolk Superior Court in favor of their client in…

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Kirk J. McCormick Named Chair of RIW’s Construction Law Group

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Kirk J. McCormick has been named Chair of RIW’s Construction Law Group. For over 20 years, Kirk has represented general contractors, subcontractors, sureties, owners, architects, and engineers throughout the United States on public and private construction projects. He has extensive experience with federal, state, and local government contracts, as well as a wide variety of…

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RIW Attorneys Named Boston Magazine Top Lawyers 2021

Ruberto, Israel & Weiner congratulates our colleagues on receiving Boston Magazine’s Top Lawyers of 2021 designation.    

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POSTED IN: Commercial Real Estate, Construction Law, Corporate & Business, Litigation, News, Tax Law

Webinar Recording: Construction Law Basics: Essential Concepts Every Contractor and Owner Should Know

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RIW Construction Law Partner Kirk J. McCormick hosted the complimentary webinar entitled “Construction Law Basics: Essential Concepts Every Contractor and Owner Should Know“. If you would like to review the program, a link to the webinar recording can be found here. Please feel free to reach out to Kirk if you have any questions about…

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POSTED IN: Construction Law, News

WEBINAR: Construction Law Basics: Essential Concepts Every Contractor and Owner Should Know

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RIW Construction Law and Litigation partner Kirk J. McCormick will host the complimentary webinar “Construction Law Basics: Essential Concepts Every Contractor and Owner Should Know” on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 from Noon – 1:00PM EST. This webinar will tackle some of the fundamental issues that can arise on any project, from negotiating the agreement through…

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POSTED IN: Commercial Real Estate, Construction Law, News

Client Alert: Governor Baker Signs Progressive Zoning Act Changes

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On January 14, 2021, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed into law amendments to Chapter 40A intended to facilitate the permitting and development of housing in the Commonwealth.  Massachusetts General Law Chapter 40A, entitled “The Zoning Act”, is the statutory framework that underlies all local zoning controls adopted across Massachusetts’ 350 cities and towns outside of…

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Client Alert: Ruberto, Israel & Weiner Construction Law Group Wins $5 million Judgment for its Client Under Massachusetts Prompt Payment Law

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RIW Construction Law attorneys Bradley Croft, Kirk McCormick and Roger Smerage secured summary judgment for RIW’s client under a seldom-used law known as the Massachusetts Prompt Payment Act. In a case of first impression in Massachusetts, the superior court granted summary judgment in favor of RIW’s client, a general contractor, in a dispute arising over…

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Client Alert: As Construction Projects Ramp Back Up, What Does Your Contract Say About Who Bears the Costs of Delays?

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Everyone is aware that the COVID-19 pandemic has substantially disrupted businesses of all types throughout the country, and construction has been no exception. At the project level, the pandemic has impacted construction sites in a wide variety of ways. Some projects were completely shut down, whether by state or local mandate, by unilateral owner decision,…

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