Richard A. Goren

29 Crafts Street Suite 500
Newton, MA 02458-1461
Tel: 617-933-9494

Mobile: 617-797-4529
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Practicing law for more than forty three years and for the past twenty five plus years as a trial lawyer, Richard has represented businesses, other attorneys, physicians, and high net worth individuals in a variety of complex litigation cases. In the past two years Richard has represented corporate directors in the Delaware Chancery Court in a corporate control dispute, a physician suing in federal court for securities fraud, a software engineering firm suing on a contract in federal court in Maryland, a company in development defending a contract action in federal court in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a lawyer suing his investment adviser for breach of fiduciary duty in the Suffolk County Business Litigation Session, a Delaware corporation suing former directors to void over 2 Million shares in the Suffolk County Business Litigation Session and an entrepreneur suing for copyright infringement and defamation in federal court.

Other past cases include:
  • Claw back fraudulent conveyance claim against a purchaser of a public company.
  • As reported in the Boston Globe, and commented upon by National Public Radio and WGBH television in the case of Grocela v. Massachusetts General Hospital disputing a teaching hospital’s ownership of the intellectual capital and inventions of a surgeon with admitting privileges.
  • Unfair and deceptive practices by investment advisors.
  • As reported in the Wall Street Journal, commented upon by National Public Radio and WCVB television and noted in the Congressional Record, the application of federal copyright law to native American tribal enterprises in the case of Bassett v. Mashantucket Pequot Tribe.
  • Derivative shareholder claims contesting excessive compensation and corporate governance transactions such as void recapitalizations.
  • Prosecuting and defending claims of unfair and deceptive business practices.
  • Contract disputes.
  • Will contests alleging undue influence often by trusted relatives and lack of testamentary capacity.
  • Defamation and libel claims including against anonymous information content providers on the internet.
  • As reported in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly in the case of Fleet National Bank v. Pirolli defense of guarantors of bank loans.
  • As commented upon in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly in the case of HRPT v. Macdonald, Levine et al, the post foreclosure enforceability of leases.
In many recent years, Richard has been named a “Super Lawyer” in business litigation in Massachusetts and for some years in New England.