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Edward G. McCormick
Managing Partner


McCormick, Murtagh & Marcus
William Cullen Bryant House
390 Main Street, Suite 2
Great Barrington, MA 01230-0730

Telephone: (413) 528-0630
Fax: (413) 528-5287



Practice and Professional Experience

Edward G. McCormick, a Great Barrington native, has been practicing law since 1971 and joined McCormick, Murtagh & Marcus in 1972. He has been the Managing Partner since 1985. With more than 40 years experience, Edward has represented clients in matters of residential and commercial real estate, business and corporate law, zoning regulations, estate planning, estate administration and probate law in addition to elder law and litigation. Edward has represented his clients in the Massachusetts District, Probate and Superior Courts and has a proven track record representing clients in permitting projects with local and state Boards due to his knowledge and aided by his strong reputation in the community. Edward brings to the public a vast knowledge of the law along with a passion for leadership and creating a positive and prosperous community.

Professional & Civic Activities

Edward is devoted to supporting our community as demonstrated by his past and present positions in the following organizations:

  • Town of Great Barrington Moderator
  • Great Barrington Rotary Club: Sargent at Arms, Golf Tournament Committee, Past President, Past Director
  • Emergency Management Director for Egremont, Sheffield, Alford
  • Great Barrington Fire Department, Deputy Fire Chief
  • Berkshire County Fire Coordinator
  • Hope Fire Company, Foreman and 150th Anniversary Chairman
  • Boy Scouts of America, Troop 23 Committee Chairman
  • Western Mass. Council BSA Advisory Committee
  • Great Barrington Youth Foundation Director and Clerk
  • Alford Brook Club Clerk and Director
  • Western Regional Fire Defense Association Clerk
  • Berkshire Bank, Past Director
  • Watson Christmas Fund Director and Volunteer
  • Massachusetts Emergency Management Association
  • Massachusetts Police Chief's Association
  • Massachusetts Moderator's Association
  • Southern Berkshire Regional Emergency Planning Committee, Vice Chairman
  • Former Director and Clerk of Fairview Hospital and former Director of both Great Barrington Emergency Management and Berkshire Health Systems
  • Great Barrington 250th Anniversary Co-Chair

Awards and Recognition

  • Paul Harris Fellow
  • Kiwanis Club of Sheffield 2004 Citizen of the Year
  • Recipient of the Lawrence W. Strattner Distinguished Citizen Award, The Great Trails Council, Inc. of the Boy Scouts of America
  • Southern Berkshire Chamber of Commerce 2012 Business Person of the Year


Berkshire County Bar Association
Massachusetts Bar Association
Real Estate Bar Association of Massachusetts
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

Bar Admissions

Massachusetts (1971)
U. S. District Court, Massachusetts (1972)
U. S. Supreme Court (1998)


  • 1971, J. D., Suffolk University Law School
  • 1968, B. A., St. Anselm’s College
  • 1964, Searles High School