Partner will enter case for former BOSTON guitarist
July 18, 2016 – Partner David Given will represent former BOSTON guitarist Barry Goudreau in a lawsuit brought against him by his former bandmate Tom Scholz. Scholz, who recently failed in his defamation lawsuit against the Boston Herald for its reporting on the suicide of band vocalist Brad Delp (in which Scholz contended that the paper’s reporting suggested that he was responsible for Delp’s suicide), brought a wide-ranging federal lawsuit against Goudreau in 2013 centering on Goudreau’s continued work as a performer outside BOSTON. Federal district court judge Denise Caspar dismissed most of Scholz’s claims last year. Goudreau has counter-sued Scholz for breach of contract and related claims arising from a 1983 settlement agreement the two musicians made with one another following Goudreau’s departure from BOSTON. Judge Casper has set an Oct. 24th trial date in the matter.