Tyler E. Chapman, a partner at the firm, concentrates his commercial litigation practice on business, real estate, and construction disputes.
Mr. Chapman regularly represents clients in matters involving complex business litigation, trusts and estates litigation, disputes concerning the sale, acquisition, and development of property, and contests over property rights. He also specializes in landlord-tenant disputes and construction litigation. Mr. Chapman represents corporate and individual clients in employment disputes, including those involving non-competition agreements and compensation issues.
Mr. Chapman’s representative results include:
- Persuading the Massachusetts Appeals Court to reverse a lower court order dismissing their client’s petition for removal of a trustee in a case involving a trust dispute
- Obtaining a ruling from a Massachusetts Land Court judge affirming his clients’ broad easement rights for full access to their property via a driveway that crisscrosses the boundary lines of several subdivided parcels
- Following a bench trial, persuading a Massachusetts Superior Court judge to reject a commercial tenant’s claim for more than $7 million based on alleged interference in a build out of a franchise location
- Persuading the Massachusetts Appeals Court to affirm a trial court judge's decision that the firm’s clients hold easement rights in residential property and to reject the abutting property owner's argument that the easement was abandoned once the clients ceased using the area primarily as a driveway