Bernard D. Posner is a senior litigator with significant trial experience. For almost 20 years, he has counseled, litigated, and resolved disputes for his clients, including complex business and employment litigation matters, large construction and surety disputes, and appeals in both federal and state courts. This includes trying numerous cases before juries and administrative hearing officers. In addition to business litigation matters, Bernard has considerable experience in employment counseling and litigation and regularly represents clients before administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination.
Bernard uses his extensive trial experience to guide his clients towards an effective and efficient resolution of their matter. He works with his clients to obtain the earliest successful result, striving to minimize the disruption litigation can cause.
Bernard’s clients range from start-ups to publicly traded companies. He also frequently represents municipalities.
Prior to joining the HRW Team, Bernard was a litigation attorney at a Boston law firm that focuses on start-ups. In that role Bernard advised start-ups, venture capital funds, and public and private companies, regarding a wide variety of disputes. Previously, Bernard worked for both a regional law firm and a national law firm focusing on professional liability, commercial and construction litigation.
In addition to working in the private sector, Bernard also served as an Assistant Corporation Counsel to the City of Boston, where he gained considerable trial experience in both state and federal court. Bernard started his legal career as a Law Clerk to the Justices of Superior Court of Massachusetts.