Menard & Walsh, LLP : Attorneys at Law

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(617) 832-2500

Practicing Law in Boston, all counties in Massachusetts, and other jurisdictions in the United States and the following areas:

  • Boston
  • Cambridge
  • Newton
  • Lexington
  • Wellesley
  • Hingham
  • Weston
  • Concord
  • Brookline
  • Needham
  • Winchester
  • Dover
  • Belmont
  • Westwood
  • Sudbury
  • Cohasset
  • Lincoln
  • Duxbury
  • Milton
  • Cape Cod

Attorneys : Richard L. Binder

Of Counsel

Tel: (617) 832-2500
Fax: (617) 832-2526

Richard L. Binder represents clients in trials and appeals of complex business litigation. During his thirty five years of practice, he has represented clients at trials in Massachusetts state and federal courts and in federal courts in other states. He has successfully represented individuals, small corporations and publicly traded corporations in litigation concerning a wide range of commercial issues, including insurance coverage, intellectual property, product liability, unfair business practices, contract and employment matters. He has prepared appellate briefs for the Massachusetts appellate courts and the United States Courts of Appeals for the First, Third and Federal Circuits. In addition to litigation, he has represented and counseled clients regarding protecting rights under insurance policies and issues concerning environmental statutes and regulations.

Education

Harvard College (A.B. magna cum laude 1973), Georgetown University Law Center (JD 1976).

Bar Admissions and Professional Organizations

Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts (1977), United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts (1978), United States Courts of Appeals for the First Circuit (1979), United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (1993), United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (1990). Member Massachusetts and American Bar Associations.

Significant Reported Decisions

Emhart Industries, Inc. v. Home Insurance Co., 2006 WL 2480908 (D.R.I. Aug. 2, 2006); Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. v. Black & Decker Corp., 383 F. Supp. 2d 200 (D. Mass. 2004); Morrell v. Howmedica, Inc., 44 Mass. App. Ct. 1106 (1997); Kirkland Construction Corp. v. James, 39 Mass. App. Ct. 559 (1995); Fisons Horticulture, Inc. v. Vigoro Industries, Inc., 30 F.3d 466 (3rd Cir. 1994); Read Corp. v. Freiday, 66 F.3d 345, 1995 WL 515227 (Fed. Cir.); Atlantic Thermoplastics Co. v. Faytex Corp., 970 F.2d 834 (Fed. Cir. 1992); Read Corp. v. Portec, Inc., 970 F.2d 816 (Fed. Cir. 1992); Read Corp. v. Freiday, 66 F.3d 345 (Fed. Cir. 1995).

Publications

Co-author of "Massachusetts Little F.T.C. Act — A Potent and Partially Clarified Remedy in Certain Business Disputes", Massachusetts Law Review, Vol. 70, No. 1; "The Consent Defense, Sports, Violence and the Criminal Law", American Criminal Law Review (1975).

Practice Areas: Civil Litigation, Insurance Coverage Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, Product Liability Litigation, Unfair Business Practice Litigation.

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