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Mar. 2007

Todd & Weld obtains dismissal and attorneys' fees for commercial landlord in tenant suit

Howard Cooper and Julie Green successfully defended a commercial landlord in a lawsuit brought by the tenant, an automotive dealership, demanding to enforce a purchase option in the lease.

As reported in Massachusetts Lawyers' Weekly on March 19, 2007, the court dismissed the tenant's claims against the landlord, and went on to award attorneys' fees to the landlord under Massachusetts' lis pendens statute because the tenant had failed to disclose to the court that it was in default of the lease at the outset of the case when it applied for a lis pendens against the property.

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