MWZ prides itself on the quality, responsiveness, and judgment of its lawyers. We aggressively pursue our client’s interests in both the courtroom as well as the corporate boardroom. Each lawyer at MWZ has extensive business experience, as well as legal expertise. We understand and appreciate our clients’ balance sheets and business plans and our clients look to us to provide solutions to their business problems, as well as their legal needs.MWZ’s commercial litigation practice specializes in real estate and insolvency litigation. The commercial and bankruptcy litigators at MWZ regularly handle commercial lease disputes, zoning matters and litigation concerning the acquisition, disposition, and valuation of real estate as well as workout-related litigation. MWZ’s litigators also focus on representing banks and other commercial lenders in litigation to resolve nonperforming at all levels in federal and state courts. Mindful that settlement is often preferable to protract, expensive litigation, whenever possible MWZ seeks to resolve business disputes out of court through mediation and arbitration. Members of MWZ also serve as hearing committee members for the Board of Bar Overseers and arbitrators for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ Division of Insurance and the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Legal Fee Arbitration Board as well as trustees for the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s Clients’ Security Fund. They have also been engaged as expert consultants and witnesses in commercial litigation cases.MWZ is well positioned to assist financial institutions and real estate investors meet the challenges– as well as capitalize on the opportunities– presented by the anticipated collapse of the commercial real estate bubble. MWZ’s bankruptcy and creditors’ rights practice is composed of seasoned commercial and bankruptcy litigators, as well as transactional lawyers with deep experience in workouts and insolvency matters. MWZ represents estate fiduciaries and creditors at every level of the capital structure in bankruptcy reorganizations and liquidations throughout New England and the country.