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Amy R. Pearlman



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Amy is a litigator who represents clients in a variety of matters, including construction and complex commercial litigation.  She represents and counsels large corporations, small businesses, and individuals in a variety of industries.  Amy has experience with pre-litigation strategy, legal research, complex discovery, and drafting legal briefs and memoranda as well as means of alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration.  Amy focuses on providing her clients with efficient, effective, and responsive service with a goal of avoiding litigation when possible.  She is also an active participant in Mintz’s pro bono practice.

Prior to joining Mintz, Amy was a law clerk to the Honorable Rya W. Zobel of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts. Earlier she worked as a senior associate at a large, international law firm, where she focused on IP litigation, general commercial litigation, and appellate matters. Amy also served as a law clerk for the Honorable Roger W. Titus of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

While in law school, Amy served as Editor-in-Chief of The George Washington Law Review and ranked at the top of her class. Prior to earning her J.D., she was the Senior Program Officer for Encounter Programs, a non-profit organization based in Jerusalem, Israel, and the Palestinian Territories focused on transforming the Israeli-Palestinian conflict by providing the Jewish community with a greater understanding of Palestinian perspectives through face-to-face interactions.  Amy strives to incorporate the lessons learned from her work engaging in conflict transformation into her legal practice.


Construction Law & Counseling

  • Represents DivcoWest in all matters pertaining to construction and design documents for its Cambridge Crossing project in Massachusetts, 120 Middlesex project in Somerville, Massachusetts, and Peninsula Crossing project in Burlingame, California. 
  • Represents a not-for-profit food bank in drafting and negotiating a construction contract to expand its refrigeration capacity. 
  • Represents owners and contractors in contract drafting, negotiation, and interpretation on a variety of project types and project delivery systems

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

  • Represents a general contractor in arbitration with two subcontractors concerning schedule delay dispute and the Massachusetts Prompt Pay and Retainage Law. 
  • Represented a solar company in a successful mediation with the general contractor of one of its solar installation projects. 
  • Represented a general contractor in litigation against a subcontractor and successfully resolved the dispute in mediation almost immediately after the case was initiated.
  • Represents a limited liability company in litigation against the seller of a business it acquired for claims of breach of contract and tortious interference with business relations.
  • Represents a large insurance company in an adversarial proceeding in bankruptcy court concerning a high-stakes coverage dispute.
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News & Press

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BOSTON - Mintz and ML Strategies were recognized with the prestigious Nicholas Humber Award for Outstanding Collaboration by the Environmental Business Council of New England (EBC) at the 30th Annual EBEE Awards in Boston.
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Amy R. Pearlman