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Zaheer A. Samee 
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Associate
phone (617) 494-0200
fax (617) 494-9068
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Zaheer A. Samee joined Frisoli Associates, P.C. as an associate in 2006. Mr. Samee earned his undergraduate degree from University of California, Los Angeles (B.A. 1999) and his law degree from Boston University School of Law (J.D. 2006).  At Boston University , Mr. Samee participated in the Second Year Stone Moot Court Competition and was a member of the Boston University Public Interest Law Journal. He also spent a year in law school practicing law under SJC Rule 3:03 as part of the Boston University Civil Litigation Program.  Mr. Samee successfully represented the plaintiff in  DiLiddo v. Oxford Street Realty, Inc., a housing discrimination case before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. A member of both the Massachusetts and New York bars, Mr. Samee represents clients in connection with bankruptcy, real estate, commercial and consumer contracts, and a variety of transactional and litigation matters.

Recent matters handled by Mr. Samee include:

  • Successfully moving for summary judgment as to liability for a home developer in an action against an engineering firm for providing erroneous plot plans causing the developer to incur tens of thousands of dollars in remedial construction work.
  • Securing a favorable settlement for a client seeking to enforce a mechanic's lien for construction work performed on a defendant's residence.
  • Persuading a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee to abandon her preferential transfer claim to a $44,000 payment to a client by establishing a complete ordinary course of business defense under 11 USC 547(c)(2).


  • Year Joined Organization:
    2006
    Areas of Practice:
    Appellate Practice
    Bankruptcy
    Fraudulent Transfers
    Construction Contracts
    Condominium & Cooperatives
    Consumer Protection
    Residential Real Estate
    Landlord/Tenant
    Discrimination
    Estate Administration
    Wills
    Contracts
    Bar Admissions:

    Massachusetts
    New York
    U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts
    U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals

    Education:
    J.D., Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts, 2006

    B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1999
    Published Works:
    "Landlords should beware in wake of SJC's 'DiLiddo' Decision", 36 MLW 1047, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, January 7, 2008
    Representative Cases:

    United States v. Hyde (on brief), 497 F.3d 103 (1st Cir. 2007)

    DiLiddo v. Oxford Street Realty, Inc., 450 Mass. 66 (Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court 2007)

    In re Munger et al., 370 B.R. 21 (Bankr. Mass. 2007)

    LaRose v. Mackey, 2011 Mass. App. Unpub. Lexis 761

    Download PDFMullen v. RBS Citizens, N.A., 2010 Mass. App. Div. 145.

     

    Galinsky v. Segal, 2010 Mass. App. Div. 76

    Heinrichs v. Ricciardi, 25 Mass. L. Rep. 44 (2008)

    Classes/Seminars Taught:
    DiLiddo v. Oxford Street Realty, Inc. and MGL c.151B: The Scope of Protection for Tenants Receiving Public Rental Assistance, Boston Bar Association, Affordable Housing Committee, March 6, 2008
    Honors and Awards:
    Rising Star, 2008, Super Lawyers Magazine

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