Goulston & Storrs PC

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400 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02110-3333, United States
Contact: Jeff Scalzi, jscalzi@goulstonstorrs.com
Phone: (617) 574-6410
Fax: (617) 574-4112
Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Construction Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Transportation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • D.C.
  • Massachusetts
  • New York
Other Countries
  • China
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

Getting Past the Last Mile: Delivery Challenges For E-Commerce Businesses

E-commerce businesses have changed the relationship between consumers and retailers through the advent of expedited and low-cost home delivery services. Now, many consumers anticipate both free shipping with their purchase, and…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law

Give Me a Break: Break Me Off a Piece of That…Meal Kit?

Short on time and patience, consumers are jumping on the bandwagon of meal kits and meal kit delivery services, which have taken the retail food industry by storm. Meal kits and meal kit delivery services – such as, Plated,…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law

Extended Again: No Policy Changes for EB-5, For Now

The EB-5 Regional Center Program has received yet another extension, this time through September 30, 2017. The Program has been similarly extended, with no change in policy, on multiple occasions since its previously scheduled…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Immigration Law, International Law & Trade

Blazing the Trail: SJC to Decide Medical Marijuana Discrimination Case

Marijuana in the workplace is currently a hot topic for retail employers, especially since voters in Massachusetts and other states legalized the recreational use of marijuana in November 2016. The law that passed and became…more
 /  Civil Rights, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law, Privacy

To Tax or Not to Tax Internet Retailers, that is the Question

Since the dawn of the age of e-commerce, brick-and-mortar retailers have championed “the level playing field”. Their battle cry: Internet retailers should be subject to sales tax just like us!…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Taxation

Supreme Court Says ‘Give Me a ©’ to the Fashion Industry

A recent U.S. Supreme Court copyright decision analyzing cheerleader uniforms may have a profound impact on retailers, and on the fashion industry in particular. On March 22, 2017, the Supreme Court held in Star Athletica,…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Communications & Media Law, Intellectual Property

The Rise of Concierge Retail

Retailers have always had to balance a number of different competing factors in order to stay competitive, including location, marketing and convenience. As discussed in this space, in today’s market, many retailers are…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts

Tip Pooling by Restaurant Owners-Remains in Flux

Restaurant owners with tipped employees should take note of several recent court cases which may affect their ability to cause restaurant employees to participate in “tip pooling,” particularly in instances where back-of-house…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

The Future of EB-5 is Being Viewed through a Different Lens

Developers, investors and other stakeholders are looking for signs as to how the new administration will approach legal immigration, specifically immigration fostered by the EB-5 Regional Center Program. As we reported in…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, Immigration Law, Labor & Employment Law

End Of An Era Or Simply a Moment In Time?

What conclusions can we draw from the increasing vacancy rates in prime NYC retail real estate? A momentary blip? Something we’ve seen many times before, only to be followed by the inevitable climb in rents to their customary…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Real Estate - Commercial

Important Decision Regarding Pre-Existing Nonconforming Structures

In a recent decision, the Land Court clarified that Massachusetts state law does not require local zoning boards to make detailed factual findings when approving an extension or alteration to a pre-existing nonconforming…more
 /  Real Estate - Residential, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

Eleventh Circuit Finds No Coverage for Contempt Proceedings under Lloyd's Professional Liability Insurance Policy

In Jones, Foster, Johnston & Stubbs, P.A. v. Prosight-Syndicate 1110 at Lloyd’s, United States No. 15-12399, 2017 WL 586450 (11th Cir., February 14, 2017) the insured law firm sought to recover legal fees and costs incurred in…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance

How Grocery Stores Are Starting to Cash in on the Blue Apron Trend

The Rise of the Gourmet Home Chef - Boxed meal delivery services like Blue Apron and Plated have steadily risen in popularity since they entered the market in 2012. Meal kit delivery services offer consumers a no-hassle way…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts

T&E Litigation Newsletter- March 2017

This week has brought a much-anticipated decision by the Supreme Judicial Court regarding trust decanting, and the past month also brought the latest chapters in two cases that we reported on previously…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

When in Rome: Our Take on the ICSC OAC (Open Air Summit)

We know from our high school history lessons that large scale public shopping centers have been around since the days of the Roman Empire, if not before. The fabled open air markets of cities like Istanbul and Damascus still…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts
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