Howard P. Goldberg

Howard P. Goldberg Partner

P 617 670 8546 F 617 670 8746
125 High Street
Oliver Street Tower, 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
125 High Street, Oliver Street Tower, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02110

Howard P. Goldberg is an experienced trial lawyer who specializes in litigating complex commercial matters. Howard has experience representing clients involved in a wide variety of commercial cases, focusing on contract disputes, environmental litigation and commercial real estate litigation. Howard also has significant experience with a variety of settlement mechanisms, including formal arbitration proceedings and court-assisted mediation programs.

Bar Admissions
  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court - District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - 1st Circuit
  • Boston University School of Law, J.D., 2002
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1999

In addition to his case responsibilities, Howard serves on the eDiscovery committee for MG+M and has significant experience advising clients on eDiscovery best practices, including legal holds, data preservation, and data 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. 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.

  • Obtained judgment for one of the largest owners and managers of commercial real estate in the United States with a portfolio over 100 million square feet and with a total capitalization of more than $31 billion, in a dispute with its partner over the development of a large, mixed-use project in Boston’s Seaport District. Successful verdict allowed our client to gain control of the project, which broke ground in June 2012. 
  • Successfully represented a 200+ employee real estate development, investment construction and management company in litigation involving its lenders who were attempting to seize control of projects in Massachusetts, Florida, Georgia, New Hampshire, Louisiana and Texas. 
  • Represented one of the nation’s largest retail developers that manages over 135 regional and super-regional malls totaling approximately 140 million square feet in negotiations with the City of Boston over the transfer of the lease for Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Successful resolution allowed our client to transfer the lease to a new developer.
  • Represented international restaurant chain in connection with negotiations with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation concerning pylon sign usage on the Massachusetts Turnpike. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation, in conjunction with state lawmakers and private citizens, alleged that our client’s signage created a nuisance for surrounding residents. MG+M worked with MassDOT and our client to resolve the dispute without resorting to litigation.
  • In a complex commercial dispute in federal court (Southern District of New York) that resulted from a multi-billion dollar acquisition of chemical manufacturing facilities throughout the world, served as trial counsel for component of case concerning Clean Air Act claims involving over $500 million in potential damages. The claims involved, among other legal issues, Clean Air Act regulations concerning flaring devices and the Benzene Waste Operations NESHAPS (BWON). In addition, Howard oversaw and coordinated discovery in the case which consisted of the review of over 30 million documents, the production of over 20 million pages of material, and the review and production of over 1.1 TB of technical data.


  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • Outstanding Lawyer by Boston Magazine


  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association
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