Attorneys & Staff
Andrew Good has been defending criminal cases and litigating civil cases involving civil liberties, civil rights, and complex regulatory offenses in the healthcare, medical device, pharmaceutical, securities, maritime, defense, telecommunications, and electronics industries for more than thirty years. His clients have included high-level executives and professionals in a wide range of industries, from leaders of Fortune 500 publicly-owned, multi-national corporations to owners and managers of family-owned and closely-held businesses, to physicians, scientists, public officials, engineers, union officials and lawyers. See more.
Michael R. Schneider
Michael R. Schneider is a trial and appellate attorney with over 30 years’ experience. Prior to becoming a partner with Andrew Good and Philip Cormier, Mr. Schneider was a partner and founding member of Salsberg & Schneider, a Boston law firm listed as one of the Best Law Firms in America, 2010-13.
Mr. Schneider represents clients in complex criminal and regulatory matters with a national security, civil liberties and human rights dimension. He has successfully defended individuals charged in homicide, serious felony and misdemeanor cases, and has won jury acquittals of armed robbery, attempted rape, firearms and other serious felonies. See more.
Philip G. Cormier
Philip G. Cormier has been practicing law since 1989, beginning with the firm of Silverglate, Gertner, Fine & Good, and most recently as a partner in the firm of Good & Cormier. Mr. Cormier’s litigation practice in the state and federal courts is concentrated in the areas of criminal defense, the First Amendment, civil liberties and students’ rights. He has defended individuals and corporations charged with white collar offenses and street crimes, including securities fraud, tax fraud, FDA and EPA regulatory offenses, money laundering, currency transaction violations, larceny, embezzlement, drug offenses, motor vehicle homicide, firearms offenses, and murder. He has also represented individuals and clients in civil litigation involving commercial interests, taxation, and regulatory matters involving physicians and attorneys. See more.
Benjamin Brooks is a trial and appellate attorney specializing in criminal defense and civil litigation. Before joining Good Schneider Cormier, Mr. Brooks had his own private practice in Washington, D.C., and prior to that, he worked at Newman & Newman, P.C. in Boston, MA, and as a public defender for the Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS). See more.
Jeffrey G. Harris
Jeffrey G. Harris is a trial and appellate lawyer focusing on criminal appeals and prison litigation. He joined the firm as an associate in 2013 after three years at Salsberg & Schneider. Mr. Harris is a member of the public defender’s postconviction panel and is a bar advocate in Suffolk County with Suffolk Lawyers for Justice. He has represented persons facing all manner of charges in the Massachusetts trial courts. He also represents individuals in appellate, habeas corpus and other post-conviction matters, and inmates in parole release hearings, parole terminations and appeals, and prison disciplinary proceedings. He has also assisted in representing many clients, including a successful appeal to the First Circuit Court of Appeals. See more.
Keith Halpern has achieved great success as a trial lawyer in both civil and criminal cases. From 1982-1984, Mr. Halpern worked at Kreindler & Kreindler in New York City, the country’s leading firm in the representation of victims of aviation accidents. In 1984, he joined the Boston firm of Silvergate, Gertner, Fine & Good, where he became a partner in 1987, and expanded his practice to include a variety of complex civil matters, including medical malpractice, products liability, criminal defense and civil rights. He established his own firm in 1990. See more.
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