Prominent individuals and families, nonprofit institutions, and businesses of all sizes rely on Hemenway & Barnes to resolve difficult disputes and litigation matters. Our litigators regularly represent trustees, beneficiaries, wealth managers, closely held businesses, local and state government entities, and nonprofit institutions, with particular focus on:

  • Probate and fiduciary litigation
  • Business and commercial litigation
  • Appellate litigation
  • Real estate and zoning litigation
  • Disputes involving religious organizations
  • State and local tax disputes

Our winning results and clients’ successes are a direct product of our attorneys’ thoughtful strategies, persuasive advocacy, and substantial trial and appellate experience.

Our Approach

Our clients want results. Our litigation team develops winning strategies that are designed to achieve decisive and successful outcomes with efficiency. We will work with you to develop a strategy and to minimize the impacts of litigation on business operations and relationships.

Our litigators are recognized in Massachusetts and beyond as relentless and effective advocates. We regularly litigate cases in the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, Appeals Court, Land Court, Probate Court, and Superior Court and in federal courts at the trial and appellate level nationwide.

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Hemenway & Barnes Recognized as a Leading Firm for Private Wealth Law: Brad Bedingfield and Joseph Bierwirth Featured as Notable Practitioners

Hemenway & Barnes has been recognized by Chambers and Partners, as a leading law firm in Chamber’s 2023 High Net Worth (HNW) Guide. The Guide provides in-depth editorial about the leading lawyers and law firms for wealthy individuals and families. This is the sixth year Hemenway & Barnes has been included in the Guide. Brad Bedingfield and Joseph Bierwirth were also featured as Notable Practitioners.

News & Resources

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Hemenway & Barnes Helps Turn Philanthropic Vision into Annual Charitable Donation for the City of Newburyport
Boston Estate Planning Counsel Annual Gala 2024
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Donna Mizrahi quoted in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly article “Extrinsic evidence allowed to prove testator’s intent”

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