Edward S. Cheng is vice chair and partner in the firm’s Litigation Department and co-chair of the Professional Liability, Business Litigation, and Construction Law Practice Groups. He specializes in complex commercial disputes, professional malpractice cases, insurance coverage disputes, and real estate litigation. His clients include attorneys and their law firms, corporations, architects, engineers, title insurance companies, and professional liability insurance companies. Ed has also litigated employment, construction disputes, trade secret, and non-competition agreement disputes.
Ed represents attorneys in disciplinary proceedings before the Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers (“BBO”). As a former Hearing Officer for the BBO, he presided over BBO hearings, received and considered evidence at hearings, and made findings of fact and conclusions of law (as part of a three person hearing panel) for the BBO. He brings this experience and insight into his practice of defending attorneys before the BBO.
Ed majored in architecture and practiced as an associate architect for four years prior to law school. Through his education and experience, Ed developed a facility with construction drawings as well as design and construction principles that enhances his ability to defend architects and handle construction related lawsuits.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Edward S. Cheng