Howard P. Goldberg is an experienced trial lawyer who manages the Firm’s commercial litigation practice. Howard represents clients involved in a wide variety of business disputes including trademark and copyright, privacy and cybersecurity, commercial real estate litigation and general commercial matters. In addition to managing MG+M’s commercial group, Howard advises companies on cybersecurity preparedness and incident response. Howard also has significant experience with a variety of settlement mechanisms, including formal arbitration and court-assisted mediation programs. Beyond his case responsibilities, Howard chairs MG+M’s Information Technology and eDiscovery committees, and has significant experience advising clients on eDiscovery best practices, including legal holds, data preservation, and production, working with eDiscovery vendors and consultants, and managing eDiscovery in anticipation of, during, and after litigation.
Howard is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. He is a member of the American, Massachusetts and Boston Bar Associations. Howard serves on the Board of Directors of SPUR, a Marblehead based nonprofit established to cultivate a Community of Doers through an array of multi-generational volunteer activities, youth enrichment programs and special drives in the communities of Lynn, Marblehead, Salem and Swampscott. Prior to joining MG+M, Howard was an associate at Foley Hoag LLP in Boston. Howard lives in Marblehead with his wife and two sons.