Author: RIW

Client Alert: Biden Administration to Push Ban on Non-Compete Agreements

In December, President-Elect Biden released his “Plan for Strengthening Worker Organizing, Collective Bargaining, and Unions” (the “Plan”), outlining the incoming administration’s labor and employment policy goals. Among the Plan’s proposals are the “eliminat[ion] of non-compete agreements, except the very few that are absolutely necessary to protect a narrowly defined category of trade secrets, and [an]…

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POSTED IN: Corporate & Business, Employment Law, News

RIW Construction Attorney Bradley Croft to Join Panel on Prompt Payment Act

On Wednesday, January 13, RIW Litigation Department Chair Bradley Croft will join a panel of other prominent construction industry lawyers for a discussion on the impact of his recently decided case enforcing the Massachusetts Prompt Payment Act. In a case of first impression, the Massachusetts Superior Court ordered a real estate developer to pay a…

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POSTED IN: Events

Client Alert: Ruberto, Israel & Weiner Construction Law Group Wins $5 million Judgment for its Client Under Massachusetts Prompt Payment Law

RIW Construction Law attorneys Bradley Croft, Kirk McCormick and Roger Smerage secured summary judgment for RIW’s client under a seldom-used law known as the Massachusetts Prompt Payment Act. In a case of first impression in Massachusetts, the superior court granted summary judgment in favor of RIW’s client, a general contractor, in a dispute arising over…

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, Commercial Real Estate, Construction Law, Litigation, News

Client Alert: Ruberto, Israel & Weiner Client Braintree Street Realty LLC Files PNF for Review of 401,000 sq ft. mixed-use Allston Project

RIW is proud to have been part of the team that helped move such a significant community project to this important stage. Lead attorneys for RIW, Michael Rosen and Russell Stein, view this project as an important step forward in the continuing successful development of the Boston Landing neighborhood. Read the full story here. Michael…

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, Commercial Real Estate, Corporate & Business, News

Adam G. Gutbezahl Joins Ruberto, Israel & Weiner’s Litigation Department

RIW is pleased to announce that Adam G. Gutbezahl has joined the firm as an associate in our Litigation Department. Adam represents both individuals and businesses in a wide variety of litigation matters, including complex commercial, employment, construction and real-estate disputes. Adam also regularly counsels clients in other litigation areas, including civil rights violations, class…

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POSTED IN: Litigation, News

Client Alert: New Amazon Distribution Facility

Congratulations to Ruberto, Israel & Weiner client, Ozzy Properties, on the successful closing of the sale of a portion of Osgood Landing to Hillwood Development for the development of an Amazon distribution facility. Ozzy will continue to own and operate a 400,000 square foot commercial office complex and 6 MW solar project at the location….

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POSTED IN: Commercial Real Estate, News

Client Alert: Ruberto, Israel & Weiner Client Grandis Homes LLC Breaks Ground on Timber Crest Estates and Kingsbury Village

Congratulations to RIW client Grandis Homes LLC for breaking ground on Timber Crest Estates and Kingsbury Village in Medway, Massachusetts.  Once completed, Timber Crest Estates and Kingsbury Village will consist of 136 single-family homes, clustered throughout a 170-acre development site in Medway. Attorney Christopher Agostino was lead counsel for Grandis Homes throughout the permitting process. …

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POSTED IN: Commercial Real Estate, News

Happy Holidays from Ruberto, Israel & Weiner

To our clients, friends, and colleagues, In these times of distancing and separation, we can still be together in spirit to support one another. This holiday season, RIW has made gifts to the following organizations which are making a difference in the lives of those most affected: Behind You The Greater Boston Food Bank Restaurant…

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POSTED IN: News

Webinar Recording: Minimizing Estate Taxes In Advance of Election – Related Tax Code Changes

Thanks to all those who could join us for RIW’s “Minimizing Estate Taxes In Advance of Election – Related Tax Code Changes” webinar. For anyone that would like to review the program or for those of you who couldn’t make it, here is a link to the recording of the webinar. Additionally, here is a link…

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POSTED IN: Events, News, Trusts & Estates

Jeremy Y. Weltman Joins Ruberto, Israel & Weiner’s Litigation Department

RIW is pleased to announce that Jeremy Y. Weltman has joined the firm as a shareholder in our Litigation Department. Jeremy’s wide-reaching litigation practice focuses on finding successful resolutions to his clients’ legal issues. He represents both individuals and companies across a range of industries including hospitality, real estate, construction, healthcare, restaurant, and retail. Jeremy’s…

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POSTED IN: Litigation, News