Howard P. Goldberg is an experienced trial lawyer who leads the firm's Business Litigation Practice. Howard has extensive experience helping clients resolve their most complex, high-stakes business and commercial disputes related to contractual, trademark and copyright, privacy and cybersecurity, real estate and general commercial matters. Howard also advises companies on cybersecurity preparedness, incident response and regulatory compliance, and represents companies in disputes surrounding data breaches and cybersecurity issues. He serves as a business partner for our clients, seeking efficient, cost-effective solutions for our constituent’s challenges—whether in a courtroom or otherwise. In addition to his extensive litigation experience, Howard is committed to helping companies find the most effective solutions to minimize any business disturbance. He collaborates with clients to identify the best path to victory, and when litigation becomes necessary, Howard will serve as a skilled advocate for your business.
Howard also chairs MG+M's Information Technology and eDiscovery committee, 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 US District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. He has also been admitted pro hac vice in cases across the country. Howard is a member of the American, Massachusetts and Boston Bar Associations, and serves as the Vice Chairperson of 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 and youth enrichment programs in the North Shore. Howard lives in Marblehead with his wife and two sons. He enjoys golf, Boston sports, and coaching his kids’ flag football, basketball and baseball teams.