Massachusetts Business Lawyers

John Espinosa
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Lowell, MA Business Law Attorney

John Espinosa is passionate about helping entrepreneurs do business right. As an entrepreneur who grew up working in small businesses, John understands the needs of entrepreneurs and knows that it is not an easy path to... Read More »
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Jonathan Klein
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Cambridge, MA Business Law Attorney

Suffolk University Law SchoolMassachusetts
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Marvin Cable
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Amherst, MA Business Law Attorney

Western New England University School of Law1st Circuit, Federal Circuit and Massachusetts
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Andrew Fischer
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Boston, MA Business Law Lawyer with 38 years experience

Suffolk University Law SchoolMassachusetts
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John Espinosa
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(978) 288-1468 141 John Street
Suite R18
Lowell, MA 01852
Free ConsultationLowell, MA Business Law Attorney with 8 years experience
Business, Cannabis Law and Entertainment & Sports
University of Michigan Law School
John Espinosa is passionate about helping entrepreneurs do business right. As an entrepreneur who grew up working in small businesses, John understands the needs of entrepreneurs and knows that it is not an easy path to take. John has faced personal adversity and knows how hard it can be to go it alone. John was the first in their family not only to graduate from college but also to pursue graduate studies. John battled and survived a rare form of cancer called Synovial Sarcoma. To save John’s life, their arm was amputated at the elbow in May of 2015. John...
Robert S. Stephen
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(877) 663-1007 225 Broadway
#205
Methuen, MA 01844
Free ConsultationMethuen, MA Business Law Attorney with 26 years experience
Business, Employment, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Suffolk University Law School
Medical malpractice attorney Robert Stephen delivers successful results for clients in New Hampshire and Massachusetts by assisting them in receiving the compensation they deserve.
Kas DeCarvalho
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Boston, MA Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(866) 353-3310 75 Arlington Street, Ste. 500
Boston, MA 02116
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment, Entertainment & Sports and IP
University of North Carolina School of Law and Harvard Law School
Kas R. DeCarvalho is a Partner with Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara LLC and a member of the firm's Corporate & Business Team. He has more than 15 years of experience as a corporate attorney and business leader. His practice focuses on corporate and transactional law, financing and mergers and acquisitions, commercial real estate, intellectual property, international transactions, business ethics and compliance, arts and entertainment law and education law. His clients include individuals, and for-profit and nonprofit organizations. Attorney DeCarvalho is a co-founder of Original Innovative Concepts LLC, a product development and licensing venture, and Rhode Island Martial Arts, Inc.Mr....
J. Nathan Cole
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Boston, MA Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(508) 490-8500 Old City Hall
45 School Street
Boston, MA 02108
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Employment and Personal Injury
Boston College Law School
I represent businesses throughout New England in matters related to business litigation, construction disputes, mechanic’s lien and bond claims, insurance related disputes, E&O claims, contract drafting and negotiation, and a wide range of general litigation, employment, and personal injury cases.

I have extensive trial experience representing construction companies, homeowners, insurance agents, small business owners, and individuals. I bring a particular strategic insight to construction disputes, construction contract reviews, employment disputes, professional liability claims, coverage remedies and all claims brought by and against general contractors, subcontractors, building owners, property managers, and individuals.

I enjoy working with clients in all aspects of risk...
Kathy Jo Cook Esq.
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(617) 720-8447 10 Tremont St
6th Floor
Boston, MA 02108
Free ConsultationBoston, MA Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
Business, Consumer, Legal Malpractice and Medical Malpractice
Suffolk University Law School
David W. White Jr.
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(800) 379-1244 2 Center Plaza
#530
Boston, MA 02108
Free ConsultationBoston, MA Business Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
Business, Appeals, Legal Malpractice and Medical Malpractice
Northeastern University School of Law
I have been practicing law in Massachusetts since 1984, and have devoted my career to helping people who have been injured as a result of negligence. My practice includes all types of personal injury matters. I also handle cases against insurance companies for bad faith and unfair claims practices; I represent lawyers in disputes with their firms; and I handle business litigation, including claims by businesses against insurance brokers. It is my goal to serve the needs of my clients, and to solve their problems as best I can. I have successfully handled personal injury cases of all types, including...
Peter G. Calabrese
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Boston, MA Business Law Attorney
(617) 340-6623 One Boston Place
Suite 2600
Boston, MA 02108
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Construction and Real Estate
Massachusetts School of Law
Peter Calabrese is the firm's founding member and chair of the Construction, Litigation and Real Estate practices; he also handles Appellate Litigation cases. Mr. Calabrese's practice covers a broad spectrum of litigation matters related to commercial and residential real estate, condominium association and construction disputes, and he maintains a niche practice that focuses on high stakes appellate litigation, administrative law and regulatory matters. Upon graduating law school, Mr. Calabrese began his legal career at one of Boston's largest law firms where he represented international investment banks involved in complex securities fraud/contract litigation. While in law school, Mr. Calabrese...
Gregory D. Lorincz
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North Attleboro, MA Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(508) 986-9403 12 Church Street
North Attleboro, MA 02760
Business, Employment, IP and Landlord Tenant
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
I pursue a pragmatic approach in delivering cost efficient solutions to the myriad legal problems encountered by businesses in areas ranging from forming a new business to litigation and appeals.

Robert Masud
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Boston, MA Business Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(617) 742-3700 60 State Street
Suite 700
Boston, MA 02109
Free ConsultationBusiness and International
Boston University School of Law
Robert is the founder of Masud & Co., P.C. an international business law firm headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. He practices principally in the area of International Business Law, with emphasis on assisting U.S. and foreign companies with cross-border financial transactions. His experience covers all aspects of complex cross-border financial transactions, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances, international banking and finance, and strategic business, finance, and transactional planning for U.S. and foreign clients. His clients include a foreign government, multinationals, investment banks, merchant banks, investment fund companies, financial services providers, investment syndicates and individuals of significant wealth.

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Graeme S.R. Brown
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Belmont, MA Business Law Attorney
(617) 489-0817 464 Common St
#354
Belmont, MA 02478
Business, Employment, Estate Planning and Health Care
New England Law | Boston
Timothy Wilton
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Boston, MA Business Law Attorney

Harvard Law School and Harvard Law SchoolMassachusetts and U.S. Supreme Court
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William J. Hunt
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Cambridge, MA Business Law Lawyer

William J. Hunt, Chairman of the Litigation Department of Clark, Hunt, Ahern & Embry, has been a civil trial lawyer for all of his professional life Read More »
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Jeffrey Fink
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Wellesley, MA Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(781) 237-0338 462 Washington St.
Wellesley, MA 02482
Free ConsultationBusiness and Arbitration & Mediation
Columbia Law School
I am a lawyer in Wellesley, Massachusetts who strives to provide local, national and international clients with large firm quality and responsiveness in a small firm setting. I work in three main areas: business and commercial law, alternative dispute resolution for business and family law ADR.
Emily E Smith-Lee
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Sharon, MA Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(781) 784-2322 46 South Main Street
Sharon, MA 02067
Business, Employment and Estate Planning
Boston College
I have over twenty years experience in civil litigation, including business, employment and consumer disputes. I was formerly a partner at a large Boston, Massachusetts law firm, where I handled business litigation, product liability and tort defense, contract and trade secret and non compete claims. In 2009, I started my own law firm, which became slnlaw LLC in 2016. Since starting my own business, I have represented individuals and businesses in civil litigation involving trade secrets, non compete agreements, business litigation, and most aspects of labor and employment law. I have helped employees invalidate or...
Judd Peskin
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Springfield, MA Business Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(413) 734-1002 101 State Street
Suite 401
Springfield, MA 01103
Business, Personal Injury, Securities and Workers' Comp
University of Connecticut School of Law
Judd L. Peskin has been a lawyer since 1976, and concentrates in personal injury, workers’ compensation, and corporate/partnership law. His experience in the business world – as president of a manufacturing company and strategy consultant for Accenture (formerly Arthur Andersen consulting) – gives him a rare and valued perspective in dealing with commercial litigation matters, business formation, non-competition agreements, corporate “divorces” and partnership dissolutions.
Jed DeWick
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Boston, MA Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(617) 849-6213 10 Post Office Square
7th Floor South
Boston, MA 02109
Business, Employment and Personal Injury
Boston College Law School
Donald H Adler
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Newburyport, MA Business Law Attorney with 50 years experience
(978) 462-6789 150 Merrimac Street
Suite 3
Newburyport, MA 01950
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Defense
Indiana University - Indiana University-Bloomington
It’s our mission to get you debt and tax free! ARE YOU BURIED IN STUDENT LOANS? If your school debts are part of the $1.2 trillion owed by students for their education and you find it difficult if not impossible to pay your loans and other debt, there are solutions. We offer a FREE and CONFIDENTIAL CONSULTATION on how you may become debt-free. I may be able to help you eliminate or reduce your student loan payments. Contrary to what you may have heard, under the right circumstances you can eliminate or reduce...
Bradley L. Henry
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Boston , MA Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
90 Canal Street
4th Floor
Boston , MA 02114
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, Securities and White Collar Crime
University of Tennessee College of Law and Florida Coastal School of Law
Bradley L. Henry is a leading white collar and federal criminal defense attorney with extensive experience handling complex criminal matters in state and federal trial and appellate courts throughout the country, including in the United States Supreme Court. Brad’s practice includes the representation of executives and other individuals in connection with a variety of federal and state offenses, including computer fraud and abuse, tax fraud, mail fraud, wire fraud, honest services fraud, money laundering, export violations, environmental crimes, bribery of government officials and theft of trade secrets.  In addition to his white collar practice, Brad also represents individuals charged with...
Raymond P. Ausrotas
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Boston, MA Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(617) 849-6212 10 Post Office Square
7th Floor South
Boston, MA 02109
Business, Appeals and Arbitration & Mediation
The George Washington University Law School
Kevin Michael Plante
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Business, Education and Employment
Syracuse University and Vermont Law School
Mr. Plante was most recently General Counsel at Perkins School for the Blind, where he handled all legal affairs of the organization. He performed legal work including contract, employment, regulatory, education and litigation. He drafted, reviewed and negotiated private and governmental agreements. Mr. Plante advised the Board of Trustees, the President and CEO, the CFO and Senior Management on legal and business issues. He served as Secretary to the Board of Trustees. Mr. Plante supervised and managed all outside counsel. He handled all disputes including litigation, administrative proceedings, settlements and internal investigations. He regularly advised on employment matters and handled...
Raipher D. Pellegrino
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Springfield, MA Business Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(413) 746-4400 265 State St
Springfield, MA 01103
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal and Personal Injury
Suffolk University Law School
Zachary Alan Waksman
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Burlington, MA Business Law Lawyer
(617) 340-6623 67 South Bedford Street
Suite 400 West
Burlington, MA 01803
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Consumer and Real Estate
Syracuse University College of Law
Zachary Waksman focuses his practice on litigation matters in Boston and throughout Massachusetts, representing clients involved in a wide range of real estate, construction, and business disputes. Mr. Waksman is a detail-orientated attorney who possesses an ability to process and analyze large complex litigation files to find the facts and the legal basis necessary for the firm’s litigation clients to succeed. His brilliant legal research and writing skills also provide litigation clients with an unquestionable advantage, especially when the clients’ case depends on formulating a persuasive nuanced legal argument. Mr. Waksman started his legal career at a New York...
Janine Brown-Smith
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Cambridge, MA Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience

Janine Brown-Smith graduated from New England School of Law (J.D., cum laude), where she was a Case and Note Editor of the Law Review and published an article concerning employment discrimination. Read More »
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Marisa Schell Gregg
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Cambridge, MA Business Law Lawyer

Marisa Schell Gregg rejoined Clark, Hunt, Ahern & Embry and became a partner in 2013. Ms. Gregg continues her practice in all aspects of Real Estate Law, including comprehensive representation and counsel to... Read More »
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Rich Mucci
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Winchester, MA Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(781) 729-3999 63 Shore Rd
#23
Winchester, MA 01890
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Criminal and Divorce
Suffolk University Law School
My full-service law practice has assisted individuals and companies satisfy their personal and professional objectives through cost-efficient negotiation and litigation results. I have an expertise in the fields of business, construction, employment, real estate, personal injury law and criminal defense. I am a trial attorney skilled in both civil and criminal matters. I have successfully tried numerous cases, both to juries and to the bench. I provide a one-stop shop to residents of Boston and the surrounding areas. I have the skill and experience of a big Boston lawyer at suburban prices.
John D. Keeton Jr.
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Westborough, MA Business Law Attorney with 48 years experience
14 South Street
2nd Floor
Westborough, MA 01581
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Divorce and Employment
New England Law | Boston
For over 40 years, I have been a trial attorney, mediator, and conciliator in the Massachusetts and federal courts. I am admitted to practice in the trial and appellate Massachusetts and federal courts, including the United States Supreme Court. I am the principal and founder of Mass Mediators, which was established by a team of trained and experienced attorney mediators and retired Massachusetts Trial Court Judges.
Ezra Jacob Reinstein
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Framingham, MA Business Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(617) 935-3272 265 Danforth St
Framingham, MA 01701
Business and Health Care
Harvard Law School
The Lawyer for Doctors. I provide legal counsel to physicians, psychologists, and private practices. I'm happy to help you: • Analyze and negotiate your contract with private practices and hospitals • Form and run your private practice • Acquire, merge, and sell your practice • Comply with HIPAA, Stark, and Anti-Kickback Laws • Negotiate office leases and vendor contracts • Prepare for and defend disciplinary hearings • Negotiate severance packages Clear Advice for Businesses. I serve as independent general counsel for early-stage businesses. As counsel to companies such as a mobile game monetization corporation, a...
Larri Parker Esq
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Worcester, MA Business Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(508) 795-0200 490 Shrewsbury Street
Piccadilly Plaza, Suite C
Worcester, MA 01604
Business, Divorce and Family
New England Law | Boston
Larri Tonelli Parker is an experienced divorce mediator, family law attorney and small business advisor. She is an active member of the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation and the New England Chapter of the Association for Conflict Resolution. She is a member of the Worcester County Bar Association and is licensed to practice law in Florida, Maine and Massachusetts.
Andrew Fischer
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Boston, MA Business Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(888) 367-2900 1 International Pl
18th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
Free ConsultationBusiness, Consumer, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Suffolk University Law School
David Katz
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(508) 480-8202 5 Mount Royal Avenue
Suite 380
Marlborough, MA 01752
Free ConsultationMarlborough, MA Business Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
Business, Collections, Construction and Landlord Tenant
New England Law | Boston
When I started to practice law 35 years ago, my father, also a lawyer, offered me some thoughtful and exceptionally valuable advice: listen carefully, do your homework, and above all, maintain a sense of humor – because you are going to need it. I have to admit that Dad was right and his wise words have resonated with me during my entire practice. Listening attentively to my clients and meticulous preparation are indeed the hallmarks of success. And, finding a way to put clients at ease establishes approachability, confidence, and most importantly, trust. Working closely with each client, I make...
Bart Peter Simonian
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Cambridge, MA Business Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(800) 481-6199 689 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Divorce
New England Law | Boston
Charles M. Campo Jr.
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Cambridge, MA Business Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(617) 494-1920 150 Cambridge Park Dr 9th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02140
Free ConsultationBusiness, Personal Injury and Real Estate
New England Law | Boston
Charles Campo is a recognized trial lawyer with over 25 years of experience litigating cases in both the federal and state courts.
Victor A. Denaro
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Framingham, MA Business Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(508) 620-5320 945 Concord St
Framingham, MA 01701
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Family and Personal Injury
Gonzaga University School of Law
Steven Charles Goldwyn
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Cambridge, MA Business Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(800) 481-6199 689 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, DUI and White Collar Crime
Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
Bart Peter Simonian
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Cambridge, MA Business Law Lawyer with 26 years experience

New England Law | BostonMassachusetts, New York and U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts
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Joshua D. Krell
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Cambridge, MA Business Law Attorney with 27 years experience

Joshua D. Krell is a partner with Clark, Hunt, Ahern & Embry, a preeminent general practice firm in Cambridge Read More »
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Christopher Hennessey
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Pittsfield, MA Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(413) 443-9399 28 North Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
Business, Construction, Employment and IP
Franklin Pierce Law Center and Franklin Pierce Law Center
Chris practices in all areas of litigation and he has appeared in various state courts and federal district court in Massachusetts. He also has experience with appellate and federal courts in New York. Chris has represented businesses with Internet and technology issues as well as trademark litigation, trade secret misappropriation, and copyright infringement matters. He has been involved in a number of employment law matters, representing individuals and businesses with claims brought in the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. Prior to joining Cohen Kinne, Chris served as a law clerk to the Honorable C. Ian McLachlan of the Connecticut Appellate Court....
Travis J. Jacobs
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Boston, MA Business Law Lawyer
(800) 652-4783 36 Bromfield Street
Suite 502
Boston, MA 02108
Business, IP, Stockbroker Fraud and Trademarks
Suffolk University Law School and London School of Economics
Travis Jacobs is a Business Lawyer at The Jacobs Law, LLC, a Boston-based business and business litigation law firm that provides high-quality legal services and litigation representation to businesses, entrepreneurs, and individuals. The Business Lawyers at The Jacobs Law handle business-related legal matters including entity formation and registration, financing, contract drafting and review, intellectual property rights, technology transfer, and commercialization. The Jacobs Law LLC's clients include a wide-range of businesses and entrepreneurs (a) starting a new business, (b) securing, monitoring and enforcing intellectual property rights related to patents, trademarks and copyrights, (c) expanding into new markets, and (d)...
Joseph A.  Swartz
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Boston, MA Business Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(800) 545-3732 10 Marshall St
Boston, MA 02108
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment, Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home
Suffolk University Law School and Northeastern University School of Law
Jeremy Y. Weltman
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Wellesley, MA Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(781) 997-1600 60 Walnut Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
Business, Civil Rights, Construction and Employment
Northeastern University
Jeremy Y. Weltman is a partner in the Kerstein, Coren & Lichtenstein litigation practice group where he brings an assertive and practical, results-oriented approach to help resolve clients’ personal and professional legal issues. Jeremy’s concentration is civil and commercial litigation, encompassing KCL’s varied general litigation practice with substantive experience handling complex commercial and business litigation, employment litigation, real estate disputes, construction, class-action, civil rights, ADA accessibility litigation, multi-party product liability, consumer protection, insurance coverage, municipal disputes, appellate advocacy and other tort based litigation matters. Jeremy has adeptly litigated and negotiated disputes for a wide range of clients including Fortune...
Katherine Lynne Milligan
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Springfield, MA Business Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(413) 734-1002 1391 Main Street, Suite 201
Springfield, MA 01103
Business, Collections, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Boston University
Concentrates in general law. Including Civil Litigation, Workers Compensation, Personal Injury, Real Estate Law, Massachusetts Probate; Complex Legal Research, Business Law and Collections throughout Massachusetts and Northern Connecticut.
Stephanie Greene
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Boston, MA Business Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(855) 809-9119 One Liberty Square
Suite 1200
Boston, MA 02109
Free ConsultationBusiness, Administrative and Employment
Boston College Law School
Steven J. O'Neill
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Monson, MA Business Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(888) 766-3455 90 Main St.
Monson, MA 01057
Business and Construction
University of Oregon School of Law
John Cavanaugh
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Wellesley, MA Business Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(781) 431-2525 20 William Street
Suite G-75
Wellesley, MA 02481
Free ConsultationBusiness
Boston University School of Law
Attorney John Cavanaugh is an experienced Massachusetts attorney practicing primarily in the areas of business law, business litigation, general civil litigation, and other related legal matters.
Kathleen A. O’Malley
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Springfield, MA Business Law Lawyer
(413) 746-4400 265 State St
Springfield, MA 01103
Free ConsultationBusiness, Divorce, Family and Probate
Western New England University School of Law
Dax Grantham
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Beverly, MA Business Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(978) 595-1449 100 Cummings Center
Suite 224-C
Beverly, MA 01915
Free ConsultationBusiness and Bankruptcy
New England Law | Boston
I grew up on the Florida Gulf Coast and finished college at the University of South Alabama, where I graduated with honors while earning bachelor degrees in both Economics and Management. After college, I moved to Boston to attend law school at New England School of Law, where I earned a position as an editor on the New England Law Review. I graduated law school in 2001 and went to work at a small boutique law firm in Boston that specialized in business litigation and bankruptcy. After gaining experience working for a Boston Litigation law firm, I fulfilled a...
Jonathan A. Barnes
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Cambridge, MA Business Law Lawyer

University of New HampshireMassachusetts, New Hampshire, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts and U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire
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Stephen R. Delinsky
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Cambridge, MA Business Law Attorney

Boston College Law SchoolMassachusetts, Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, U.S. Court of Appeals for First Circuit and U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
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Massachusetts Business Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

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(617) 778-1948
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