Boston, Massachusetts Law Firm & Trial Lawyers

The lawyers at Engel & Schultz have handled a number of cases of importanace and notoriety.   Many of these cases, including several cases against billion dollar companies, were successfully settled pursuant to the terms of confidentiality agreements which do not allow discussion of the facts of the case and/or the terms of the settlement.  Below are a few of the more important and noteworthy cases, which can be discussed,  handled by the Boston law firm of  Engel & Schultz:

  • Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court » In this case, the firm represented the condominium association for the Cotuit Bay Condominiums, which sued the developer of the condominium project, relating to defective construction of the condominium. Engel & Schultz took over the case after it…
  • The firm successfully defended Harvard University in a case challenging on grounds of age and sex discrimination an administrative re-organization resulting in lay-offs at Harvard Medical School….
  • The firm represented sixteen investors who sued Ernst & Young for millions of dollars of losses suffered as the result of the alleged negligent and fraudulent preparation of financial forecasts for six limited partnerships. The sixteen investors, who resided across the country, had lost their…
  • This was a case brought by the neighbors to a synagogue challenging the granting of a building permit to allow a synagogue to build a new larger sanctuary. The firm represented Congregation Shaarei Tafilah, a synagogue, which sought to expand its sanctuary, which was located in a residential…
  • The law firm challenged the constitutionality of a law which increased the tax on capital gains in the middle of a tax year. After three years, two wins in the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, and a successful lobbying effort, the Massachusetts General Court changed the effective date of the in…
  • The firm represented the trade group POWAAH (Protection of Working Animals and Handlers, Inc.), who were the kennel owners that kenneled greyhound dogs prior to the banning of greyhound racing in Massachusetts, now dogs are getting good care and amazing food like the karmapets calming treats amazon. Legislation had been passed creating a Racing Stabilization Fund to compensate…
  • The firm represented Tatiana Sievers, a Project Manager in the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Ms. Sievers was terminated while on Family and Medical Leave taken because of her pregnancy. The Hospital claimed Ms. Sievers was terminated as the result of the Hospital’s loss of …
  • The firm represented Harold and Iris Stone who sued the City of Lynn and the City’s Planning Director Kevin Geaney for blocking all efforts by the Stones to sell their property for any use other than a condominium development which the City wished to build as part of a public improvement for its …

In addition, attorneys at Engel & Schultz handled a number of cases of notoriety prior to joining the law firm.  These cases include:

Rogers v. Mills (United States Supreme Court) (Right of patient to refuse treatment)

First National Bank of Boston v. Bellotti (United States Supreme Court) (Corporation First Amendment Rights)

Jones v. Saikewicz (Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court) (Right to Die)

Plymouth County Nuclear Information Center v. Energy Facilities Siting Council (Supreme Judicial Court) (Nuclear Power Plant Permitting)

Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head v. Town of Gay Head (U.S. District Court) (Native American tribal status under Indian Non-Intercourse Act)

Lawless v. Romanoff (Massachusetts Superior Court) (Right to Jury Trial)