Coronavirus information

As we all work together to move toward safely reopening our economy while containing the spread of COVID-19, we want to assure you that we are closely monitoring the news and developments regarding the virus and its possible implications to our clients and our lawyers and staff.

We have reopened our Boston, Chicago and Burlington offices, but with a limited staff to provide a healthy and safe work environment. We have made certain modifications to our offices, obtained PPE and other sanitation supplies, and adopted a comprehensive reopening and operating plan. All of our attorneys and staff continue to have the option to operate on a remote basis across our geographic platform. You can be assured that all of our attorneys will continue to be able to handle remotely our clients’ legal needs, but will now have the added benefit of utilizing, as needed, our office facilities and staff.

We will post updates as this very fluid situation changes.

Please know that we are doing everything we can to reduce the risk of exposure and prevent the spread of the virus amongst our clients, lawyers and staff by following the latest recommendations from local health officials and the CDC.

Thank you for your continuing support,

Riemer & Braunstein LLP 

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Riemer & Braunstein’s Bob Buckley interviewed by New England Real Estate Journal

Senior Partner Bob Buckley recently appeared on “One On One” where he discussed how business is evolving because of the pandemic.

New England Real Estate Journal

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Riemer & Braunstein announces promotions and new hires bolstering finance practice

Four lawyers promoted to senior partner, two lawyers added to New York office strengthening Real Estate Finance Practice.


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As malls evolve, so must zoning

Over the past few years the retail real estate industry has struggled, forcing many shopping center owners to deal with unwanted vacancies. Now the COVID-19 pandemic has obviously caused further disruption to the industry. Senior Partner Mark Vaughan discusses the unique opportunity for many communities to work collaboratively with mall owners to adopt flexible and innovative zoning which can be utilized to reposition these assets for redevelopment.

Banker & Tradesman

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Michael Fallman rejoins Riemer & Braunstein as Real Estate/Business Law Practice Area leader

Michael Fallman has rejoined Riemer & Braunstein LLP after a 10-year hiatus during which he was a successful real estate and business entrepreneur. In conjunction with Michael’s return, the firm has restructured its practice areas, merging the real estate and business law practice areas into Real Estate/Business Law and forming a separate land use practice area, Land Use/Land Use Litigation.

Boston Real Estate Times

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Riemer & Braunstein’s Jaime Koff named to The Secured Lender 2020 Women in Secured Finance list

Senior Partner Jaime Koff was recently named to The Secured Lender 2020 Women in Secured Finance list. In this interview, she shares advice for women in the industry.

The Secured Lender

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COVID-19 Commercial Finance Roundtable

As lenders struggle with difficult decisions and challenging portfolio management issues amidst the Covid-19 Pandemic, Commercial Finance Senior Partners from our firm’s Financial Services Group survey and discuss what they are seeing in the marketplace.

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“It’s the economy, stupid!” – In Bankruptcy, it’s actually the budget

Chapter 11 cases come in many shapes and sizes, and involve companies in every industry and sector of the economy. Riemer & Braunstein’s Don Rothman discusses a key component common to nearly every bankruptcy case: developing an acceptable budget that will serve as the lifeblood of estate administration.

American Bankruptcy Institute Journal

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The new CARES Act and Bankruptcy

The new CARES Act provides temporary debt limit increase for “Small Businesses” to restructure debts under Subchapter V of Chapter 11 (among other amendments to the Bankruptcy Code).

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Lending to manufacturers and sellers operating as licensees (not owners) of famous marks

Secured Finance Network President John DePledge, Head of Asset-Based Lending at Leumi Business Credit, and Lon Singer, Senior Partner in Riemer & Braunstein LLP’s commercial finance group, discuss the unique business and legal concerns involved in lending to companies operating as licensees of famous marks.

The Secured Lender Express

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Riemer & Braunstein’s growth in New York, Chicago, Miami, Boston

Riemer & Braunstein LLP announced the recent hiring of a number of new lawyers to augment the firm’s national reach.

Business Wire

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Riemer & Braunstein adds attorneys to Miami office

Riemer & Braunstein LLP announced it has added three attorneys to its Florida practice to join Steve Klein, who manages the Miami office.

Business Wire

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Boston finance professionals join together to make a difference

In the spring of 2016, a few Boston corporate finance professionals attending a conference in New York City decided to meet for dinner to spend some quality time catching up. A wide variety of industry topics were discussed, and towards the end of the evening, the importance of the Boston corporate finance professionals giving back to their community became a lively topic of discussion. Soon after, the Boston Corporate Finance Community (BCFC) was founded by Cheryl Carner, Crystal Financial; Ken Frieze, Gordon Brothers; Keith Vercauteren, Wells Fargo and the authors, Ward Mooney, Crystal; and Kevin Murtagh, Riemer & Braunstein LLP.

The Secured Lender

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Boston Corporate Finance Community announces 2019 event date and honoree

Riemer & Braunstein is proud to be part of The Boston Corporate Finance Community (BCFC), a collaboration of Boston-based companies active in the corporate finance industry. BCFC has announced the date for the 2nd annual BCFC Gathers to Give Back celebration on Thursday, October 10. At the event, the group will raise funds on behalf of More Than Words and honor Bill Mayer, executive vice president and group head, Wells Fargo Equipment Finance.

Business Wire

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Transformative Woburn Village plans approved

Concluding a herculean economic planning effort that began nearly 16 months ago, the City Council recently sanctioned the transformative Woburn Village redevelopment of Mishawum Road’s 23-acre Woburn Mall site. Riemer & Braunstein’s Mark Vaughan represented the developer.

Daily Times Chronicle

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Legal Lines: Finding the sweet spot as legal and commercial advisor to lenders

The attorney who advises asset-based lenders and other lenders faces unique and ever-changing professional challenges. Lon M. Singer of Riemer & Braunstein’s Financial Services Group examines the collaborative relationship of counsel and lender clients.

ABF Journal

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