Peter L. Puciloski
Tel. (413) 644-0200
Fax (413) 644-0201
Tel. (617) 227-2600
Fax (617) 227-2440
Peter Puciloski, partner and the firm’s senior litigator, has successfully represented clients in both jury and bench trials throughout the Commonwealth and in Federal Court, as well as before municipal and state boards and commissions on the Federal, state and local level.
Peter’s litigation practice involves all aspects of real estate and business disputes, as well as general litigation matters. He also handles real estate zoning, permitting and other real estate transactional work. Some of the other areas that Peter handles include land use regulation, business disputes, defense of general aviation and commercial aircraft manufacturers, premises liability, products liability, medical malpractice, general civil litigation and appellate litigation thereof.
Peter is a graduate of Harvard Law School, cum laude, 1975 and Boston College, magna cum laude, 1969 with a major in Philosophy and minors in Chemistry and Mathematics. Peter is Chair of the Community Development Corporation of the Southern Berkshires (an organization that creates affordable housing), and is a Board Member of the Alford Land Trust. He has served on the Hingham Planning Board, 1980-1993, the Hingham Historic District Commission, 1995-2004, the Hingham Water Supply Committee, 2002-2004.
Peter’s numerous reported decisions include: Duddy v. Mankewich, 75 Mass. App. Ct. 62 (2009); Bobick v. United States Fidelity and Guaranty Company, 439 Mass. 652 (2003); Planning Board of Hingham v. Hingham Campus, LLC, 438 Mass. 364 (2003); Chandler v. FMC Corp., 35 Mass. App. Ct. 332 (1993); Manning v. Nobile, 411 Mass. 382 (1991); Sanford v. Vinal, 28 Mass. App. Ct. 476 (1990); Wheatley v. Planning Bd. Of Hingham, 10 Mass. App. Ct. 884 (1980); Trustees of Stigmatine Fathers, Inc. v. Secretary of Administration and Finance, 369 Mass. 562 (1976).
Peter is a member of the Real Estate Bar Association, the Boston, and American Bar Associations, the Lawyer-Pilot Bar Association (Massachusetts Chair 1997-2003) and the Defense Research Institute (Chair, Aerospace Committee 1992-1995). A former US Navy Lieutenant, he holds a commercial pilot’s license (Instrument Rating, SEL).
Peter lives in Berkshire County with his family, and divides his time between Great Barrington and Boston. Stella, his rescued Flat-Coated Retriever, stays in the Berkshires.