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Seaport West
155 Seaport Boulevard
Boston, MA 02210, United States
Phone: 617.439.2000
Fax: 617.310.9000
Areas of Practice
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Business Torts
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Construction Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
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  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Privacy
  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Toxic Torts
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  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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  • Massachusetts
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

Superior Court Rules Committee Proposes Amendments, Solicits Comments

The comment period for the Superior Court Rules Committee’s proposed amendments to Rules 9A and 9C is open until February 15. While most of the amendments to Rule 9A are merely intended to simplify and reorganize the rule, some…more
 /  Civil Procedure

Navigating the Uncharted Waters of the Blockchain

Akin to the hype that surrounded the Internet during its early years in the 1990s, blockchain technologies and their associated cryptocurrencies have dominated the news cycle recently. Cryptocurrencies are a form of digital…more
 /  Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

Decision to Cancel Claims During IPR Proceeding Backfires for Arthrex; Will the Decision Also Disturb Their Previous $17.4 Million Jury Verdict Against Smith & Nephew?

In a stinging decision that will impact its patent portfolio, Arthrex recently suffered a setback in a patent dispute over suture anchors with Smith & Nephew. The Federal Circuit upheld a PTAB judgment entering adverse judgment…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

Court Tackles Issue of First Impression in Massachusetts: Defendant Can Move to Strike Class Allegations Under Rule 12(f)

Ruling on an issue of first impression in Massachusetts, Judge Kaplan determined that he had authority under Mass. R. Civ. P. 12(f) to strike class allegations from a complaint. Judge Kaplan framed the issue this way: “[T]he…more
 /  Civil Procedure

Product Liability: 2017 Year in Review

Massachusetts state and federal courts issued a number of important product liability decisions in 2017. The Product Liability and Toxic Tort Litigation Group at Nutter recently reviewed these cases. Highlighted below are some…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts, Products Liability, Science, Computers, & Technology

Nutter Bank Report, January 2018

Attorney General Rescinds Federal Marijuana Enforcement Priorities - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has rescinded all nationwide guidance previously issued by the Department of Justice ("DOJ") to federal prosecutors…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Science, Computers, & Technology, Securities Law

Judge Kaplan Declines to Apply Business Judgment Rule Where Corporate Board’s Decision Lacked Rational Support

Key Takeaway: Where there were “serious questions” about the independence of a board and the good faith of its decision not to pursue a derivative suit against a former director, Judge Kaplan refused to apply the…more
 /  Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Securities Law

How Community Banks Can Overcome Cybersecurity Paralysis

Tom Curry, a partner in Nutter’s Corporate and Transactions Department and a co-leader of the firm’s Banking and Financial Services Group, and Seth Berman, a partner and leader of Nutter’s Privacy and Data Security practice…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Privacy

Fees Incurred Before Lawsuit Commencement Ruled Unrecoverable under Chapter 93A

In Beninati, et al. v. Borghi, et al., Judge Sanders ruled that the plaintiffs in a successful action under G.L. c. 93A, § 11, were not entitled to recover $170,000 in attorneys’ fees incurred before the litigation began..…more
 /  Civil Procedure

Massachusetts Companies May Withhold Privileged Communications from Former Officers

In Mooney v. Diversified Business Comms., Judge Sanders addressed a number of discovery issues, including the relevance of requested documents, the redaction of non-relevant information in responsive documents, and privilege…more
 /  Business Organizations, Civil Procedure

Mohegan Sun’s Motion to Complete the Administrative Record in Casino Litigation Denied

Background: When the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) awarded a gaming license to Wynn to operate a casino in Everett, Massachusetts, MGC effectively chose Wynn over Mohegan Sun, which sought a license to operate a casino…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Civil Procedure

Protecting Software in the Post-Alice World—Copyright as an Option

The U.S. software industry continues to be an essential part of the national economy, often valued in the hundreds of billions of dollars. By all estimates, steady growth in the value and impact of the software industry will not…more
 /  Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities: New Year, New Cyber Threat

The first week of January 2018 brought disturbing news on the cyber security front – and for once it was not the result of corporate ineptitude or poorly designed software. Actually, it was far worse. Independent security…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Science, Computers, & Technology

Comprehensive Tax Reform in Place as Congress Passes the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

On December 20, 2017, Congress passed the most extensive package of reforms to the United States income tax system since the overhaul of the tax code in 1986. Enacting tax reform has been a key priority of the Trump…more
 /  Business Organizations, Elections & Politics, Taxation

Nutter Bank Report, December 2017

Federal Banking Agencies Issue New Guidance for Banks Affected by a Major Disaster - The federal banking agencies have jointly issued new guidance on the supervisory practices to be followed in assessing the financial…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking
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