February 2018

The Bid Unit of the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office Issues a Bid Protest Decision Concerning MassDOT’s Mobilization Cap

In 2015, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (“MassDOT”) issued Supplemental Specifications to its Standard Specifications for Highways and Bridges. One of the changes in the Supplemental Specifications was the addition of a percentage cap t…

January 2018

Prefabrication and modular construction: A growing trend with evolving legal implications

New England Real Estate Journal (NEREJ) published this article originally created for a Hinckley Allen Retail Real Estate Newsletter in early November 2017.The tech-boom of the late-1990’s and early-2000’s gave rise to countless technological advancem…

Minimum Experience Requirements

An awarding authority has discretion when it comes to waiver of non-statutory bidding requirements.  However, as illustrated in a recent decision of the Bid Unit of the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office (the “AGO”), that discretion does not en…

Legal Corner: Minimum Experience Requirements

November 2017

Prefabrication & Modular Construction: A Growing Trend with Evolving Legal Implications

The tech-boom of the late-1990’s and early-2000’s gave rise to countless technological advancements that forever changed the landscape of nearly every industry within every sector. Industries that experienced little technological change over multiple d…

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Sets Limits on an Insurer’s Duty to Defend

In Massachusetts, insurance companies owe a broad duty to their insureds to defend against claims within the scope of policy coverage.  Many times, an insured will face several different claims in litigation.  Some may be covered by insurance, while othe…