Michael J. Goldberg


Current Position

Casner & Edwards, LLP
303 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02210

Tel: 617-426-5900
Fax: 617-426-8810
Email: goldberg@casneredwards.com

Class: XXII (2011)Circuit: First


Yale College, B.A. (1978)
Fordham Law School, J.D. (1986)

Professional Career

Partner, Casner & Edwards, LLP (2010-)
Partner, Cohn, Whitesell & Goldberg, LLP (2005-10)
Of Counsel, Partner, Sherin and Lodgen, LLP (2002-05)
Associate, Partner, Hill & Barlow (1987-02)
Law Clerk, Justice Gary Stein, N.J. Supreme Court (1986-87)


Turnaround Management Association: President, Northeast Chapter (2011); Chapter Board of Directors (2008)
American Bankruptcy Institute: Co-chair, Real Estate Committee (2010-11)
International Network of Boutique Law Firms: Board of Directors (2010); President, Boston Chapter (2009-10)
Real Estate Bar Association of Massachusetts: Director (2009-); Executive Committee (2010-); Chair, Legislation Committee (2009-10); coordinated 5-year effort to reform MA homestead statute, General Laws chapter 188, §§1 et seq.; proposed legislation adopted as Chapter 395 of the Acts of 2010 (Dec 16, 2010)
UCC Revised Article 9 (1998) Massachusetts Task Force, represented Massachusetts Conveyancers Association
Northeastern University Law School, Adjunct Professor


"Use of 11 U.S.C. §363(f) to Effectuate Sales Free and Clear of Various Interests in Real Estate," Law Seminars International Workshop on Commercial Real Estate Workouts & Remedies 2010 Co-author
"New Risks for Landlords: Lease Termination Payments as Preferences," Massachusetts Real Estate Bar Association Spring Conference 2010 Co-author
"Tenants and Landlords in Chapter 11: The Treatment of Leases in Bankruptcy Proceedings," American Bankruptcy Institute Northeast Bankruptcy Conference 2008 Co-author
"Mortgage Avoidance: Flexing the Trustee's Strong-Arm Powers," National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, Spring Conference 2008 Co-author


American Jewish Committee (Greater Boston Chapter), Outstanding Leadership Award (2004)