Joshua S. Grossman and Gary S. Matsko Present at MCLE's 17th Annual Business Litigation Conference

 
 

January 25, 2018 - Boston, MA
For more information contact: Joanne Thorud
(617) 589-3894; jthorud@davismalm.com


On February 9, 2018, Joshua S. Grossman and Gary S. Matsko, Davis Malm shareholders presented at the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) 17th Annual Business Litigation Conference.

Mr. Grossman returned for the second year as co-chair of the conference. Mr. Matsko’s panel, “Unexpected Liabilities and Exposures,” discussed unforeseen issues, including the role of the de facto merger doctrine in the sale of corporate assets, provide insight into how courts apply the de facto merger doctrine to avoid unfairness to stockholders or creditors, and analyze the conditions that may be imposed to avoid possible application of the doctrine. Panelists also explored how third parties may be held accountable for fiduciary breaches and for 93A, and how attorneys can be liable to minority shareholders for assisting the majority in minority freeze-outs.

Mr. Grossman concentrates his practice on business litigation and general business counseling. He is a trial lawyer with experience in a range of areas, including shareholder disputes, insurance coverage, products liability, securities defense, trusts, probate, ERISA, contracts, condominiums, real estate, and construction.

Mr. Matsko practices in the Business Law and Litigation areas representing individuals and business entities in civil litigation and before regulatory agencies, including the Securities and Exchange Commission. He has represented parties in actions in several state and federal courts throughout the United States, as well as in arbitration proceedings.

MCLE aims to keep raising the caliber of lawyers' professional and ethical service to their clients and communities, by providing comprehensive and practical continuing legal education of the highest quality to the broadest possible audience. The 17th Annual Business Litigation Conference features expert practitioners who will provide attendees with the latest developments in the business litigation sector, and important insights on the rapidly evolving landscape of unexpected liabilities and exposures, as well as valuable expert tips on tried-and-true damage theories.

About Davis, Malm & D’Agostine, P.C.

Founded in 1979, Davis Malm is a premier mid-sized, full-service New England firm. The firm provides sophisticated, cost-effective legal representation to local, national, and international public and private businesses, institutions, and individuals in a wide spectrum of industries. The attorneys at the firm practice at the top level of the profession and deliver successful results to clients through direct partner involvement, responsive client service, and practical and creative problem solving. Davis Malm is the member firm for the International Lawyers Network representing Massachusetts and northern New England.
 
 
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Mr. Matsko's panel, Unexpected Liabilities and Exposures, discussed unforeseen issues, including the role of the de facto merger doctrine in the sale of corporate assets, provide insight into how courts apply the de facto merger doctrine to avoid unfairness to stockholders or creditors, and analyze the conditions that may be imposed to avoid possible application of the doctrine.