Firm News

  • In February 2017, Paul Andrews successfully argued before the Massachusetts Appeals Court and won the reversal of a district court decision dismissing a complaint alleging abuse of process and intentional infliction of emotional distress on the grounds that it violated the Massachusetts anti-SLAPP statute.  The case can be found at 91 Mass. App. Ct. 1105 (2017). 

  • On November 15, 2016, Dan Neelon's "Asia Practice Pointer: A Brief Summary of Certain Mongolian Investment and Business Laws" was published in the State Bar of Texas Asian Pacific Interest Section Newsletter, Fall 2016 edition. 
  • In October 2016, Paul Andrews was admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of South Dakota.  He was previously admitted to practice in the State of South Dakota in August 2016.  
  • On August 1, 2016, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly published the Opinion piece authored by Dan Neelon and Caroline Schmittdiel entitled, "Federal Law and Trump's 'Mexican Judge' Comments".
  • On April 22, 2016, Dan Neelon gave a seminar in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on U.S. laws and practice applicable to raising funding in the United States for Mongolian projects and on EB-5 investment immigration.  The seminar was held in the Blue Sky Tower across from the Mongolian Parliament building.
  • In September 2015, Paul Andrews won a jury verdict for $350,000 in favor of a client’s claim for defamation before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.  In December 2014, he won a reversal of a dismissal of a case on the basis of forum non conveniens before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in California.
  • In November 2014, Paul Andrews was admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
  • In the spring of 2014, Dan Neelon obtained his Certificate of Foreign Admitted Lawyer from the Mongolian Ministry of Justice, only the 20th such certificate issued to a foreign lawyer in Mongolia.   This Certificate enables Mr. Neelon to practice law in Mongolia with respect to transnational  business transactions and contracts, including those that involve U.S. law, and to perform certain other types of legal work that does not require litigating in Mongolian courts.
  • On May 30, 2014, Paul Andrews took part in a live webinar, “White Collar Roundtable” sponsored by the American Federation of Defense Attorneys.  Paul’s remarks focused on recent case law and developments in Bank Fraud and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, as well the general panel discussion regarding recent policy changes by the United States Department of Justice concerning the electronic recording of post-arrest statements and the potential impact of this new policy in a white collar crime context. 
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