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No Legal Advice/Attorney Client Relationship

This website is provided by Berman Tabacco for informational purposes only and does not constitute, or substitute for, legal advice. Viewing or using this website and/or its contents does not create an attorney-client relationship between you and Berman Tabacco. You should not rely or act on information contained in this website or any of Berman Tabacco’s publications without consulting a licensed attorney. Berman Tabacco expressly disclaims all liability for any actions taken or refrained from being taken in response to the information contained on this website.

If you are interested in having Berman Tabacco represent you in any legal matter, please contact us at Please be advised, however, that Berman Tabacco will not serve as your attorney or provide you with legal advice or opinion until we have been formally retained by you in writing after determining that such retention would not create an impermissible conflict of interest for us.

Unless you have retained us to represent you in a particular legal action, electronic mail and/or communication via this website to Berman Tabacco or its attorneys will not be treated as privileged or confidential. If we have been retained to represent you, you should refrain from communicating confidential or proprietary information through this website or by electronic mail. We urge you instead to call us directly to arrange the appropriate means to protect your confidentiality and other privileges. If you choose to use this website or the Internet to send confidential or proprietary information to Berman Tabacco, you do so entirely at your own risk.

Attorney Advertising Notice

In some jurisdictions, this site may be considered attorney advertising. Hiring an attorney is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide on an attorney, you should conduct a thorough investigation of the qualifications of any attorney under consideration. We encourage you to ask us to send you free written information about our qualifications and experience. With respect to any references on this website or other Berman Tabacco marketing materials to a result in a past legal action, you should be aware that prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome in a future matter.

Berman Tabacco cannot guarantee that this website complies with all legal and ethical requirements in jurisdictions throughout the United States and abroad. Berman Tabacco does not intend by publishing this website to seek representation of clients from any jurisdiction in which the information contained herein does not comply with local ethics laws, rules, and/or requirements.
All states and jurisdictions have statutes that make it unlawful for persons to hold themselves out as attorneys unless they are licensed to practice in that state. Berman Tabacco practices in federal courts throughout the United States. Attorneys at the firm are specifically licensed to practice in the state and federal courts listed on their individual attorney profiles. Berman Tabacco also has affiliations with attorneys licensed to practice in each state in which we are currently litigating but do not have a member of the firm admitted to the Bar of that state. Berman Tabacco will not appear in any jurisdiction in which its attorneys are not admitted to practice, except on a pro hac vice basis and/or through local counsel, as required by applicable rules.

To the extent applicable rules or laws in your jurisdiction require us to designate a principal office and/or single attorney responsible for this site, the principal office of Berman Tabacco is located at One Liberty Square, Boston, MA 02109, and the attorney primarily responsible for this website is Norman Berman.

To the extent that any information contained herein constitutes a “testimonial” under Cal. R. Prof. Conduct §§1-400(E), Standard 2 (2004), the testimonial does not constitute a guarantee, warranty or prediction regarding the outcome of any legal matter.


Berman Tabacco’s publications should not be construed as legal advice. The transmission of our publications is not intended to create, and receipt of them does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. The contents of Berman Tabacco’s publications are intended for general informational purposes only and may not be quoted in any other publication or proceeding without the prior written consent of Berman Tabacco. The views set forth in Berman Tabacco’s publications are the personal views of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of Berman Tabacco.


This website includes hypertext links to third-party resources. Berman Tabacco does not own, control or maintain any of those websites and is not responsible for their content. The inclusion of any such link does not imply that Berman Tabacco is authorized to use any trade name, registered trademark, logo, legal or official seal, or copyrighted symbol associated with any linked website. Nor does it imply Berman Tabacco’s affiliation with, or sponsorship, recommendation, approval, or endorsement of, that website or its content. Hypertext links to third-party resources are provided through this website solely as a convenience to you. If you choose to access any website through one of our hypertext links, you do so entirely at your own risk.

Statute of Limitations

Please note that time is of the essence in virtually all legal matters. The Statute of Limitations (the time imposed by law within which you are allowed assert a legal claim concerning any particular set of fact or circumstances) may severely limit the time you have to file any potential lawsuit. Please note that time is of the essence in virtually all legal matters. The Statute of Limitations (the time imposed by law within which you are allowed assert a legal claim concerning any particular set of fact or circumstances) may severely limit the time you have to file any potential lawsuit. Contacting the firm through the website does not give rise to any prospective or actual client relationship. Thus, if you believe that you may have a claim, we urge you to contact us by telephone concerning any matter with respect to which you are seeking legal representation to ensure that we receive your information in a timely manner.

Copyright Notice

Berman Tabacco claims a copyright in all copyrightable aspects of this website. All rights are reserved. Berman Tabacco grants permission to print, reproduce, retransmit, and/or redistribute any web pages contained herein provided that they are not altered in any way and that this webpage is attached thereto.

Limitation of Liability

The use of this website is at your own risk. Although we attempt to provide accurate information on this website, the materials contained herein may be incorrect, incomplete, out-of-date, or superseded by other judicial or legislative action. The contents of this website may be altered, updated, or improved without notice. This website and its contents are provided “AS IS” without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including without limitation, an implied warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. Berman Tabacco is not responsible, and you agree to hold Berman Tabacco harmless, for any damages allegedly arising from errors or omissions in the content of this website or the use or performance of this website.

Certain of Berman Tabacco’s attorneys are admitted to the Florida Bar. This website, however, does not purport to solicit Florida residents as clients or seek clients on behalf of Berman Tabacco attorneys who are admitted to practice law in the State of Florida.