RIW Litigation Attorneys Score Big Trial Win for Client in a Long-Running Home Renovation Dispute

RIW litigation attorneys Jeremy Weltman and Adam Gutbezahl secured a complete judgment in client’s favor after a 5 day jury trial argued in the Massachusetts Superior Court. Our clients are a family that had been sued by a general contractor in 2018 claiming he was owed additional monies after he walked-off a major home renovation…

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Jeremy Weltman Named Go To Business Litigation Lawyer by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

Jeremy Weltman was selected by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly as a 2022 Go To Business Litigation Lawyer. Jeremy’s business litigation practice focuses on complex commercial disputes from across the business cycle for a variety of clients, including small to midsize businesses and Fortune 500 corporations. Jeremy has earned a strong reputation for successfully counseling business clients…

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POSTED IN: Corporate & Business, Litigation, News

The Industry Publication: Year In Review 2022

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Thomas P. O’Neill, III Joins Ruberto, Israel & Weiner

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RIW is pleased to announce that Thomas P. O’Neill, III has joined the firm as an associate in the Trusts & Estates Practice Group and Corporate & Business Department. Thomas P. O’Neill, III concentrates his practice on estate planning and the administration of trusts and estates. Tom represents trustees, fiduciaries, and beneficiaries in all phases of trust and estate settlement,…

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Ruberto, Israel & Weiner’s Construction Litigation Practice Ranked “Tier 1” in U.S. News & World Report 2023 Best Lawyers® Rankings

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Ruberto, Israel & Weiner is proud to announce that its Construction Litigation practice has been ranked “Tier 1” by U.S. News & World Report in its 2023 National and Regional Best Lawyers® rankings. Congratulations to all the members of our Construction Litigation team on this recognition!  

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POSTED IN: Construction Law, News

RIW Alert: Voters Say Yes to “Massachusetts Fair Share Amendment,” a.k.a. “Millionaires Tax”… What’s Next?

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Proponents of the so-called “Millionaires Tax” won a hard-fought victory in their effort to enact a progressive state income tax for high earners.  With this new tax slated to become law, taxpayers and their advisors are likely to take a fresh look at what income is subject to Massachusetts state income tax for both residents…

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POSTED IN: Commercial Real Estate, Corporate & Business, News, Tax Law

The Industry Publication: October 2022

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Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Confirms Enforceability of Arbitration Agreements in Restaurant Delivery Company Employment Contracts

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Restaurant delivery services such as Grubhub became nearly ubiquitous during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic and remain part of the food service industry for the foreseeable future. Because employment disputes within this niche of the industry are common, the contracts that restaurant delivery companies use with their employees often contain arbitration provisions. But are…

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, Employment Law, Hospitality Practice Group, Litigation

RIW Alert: Mid-Market Businesses Get a New Tool for Surviving Spiking Interest Rates

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On June 21, 2022, President Biden signed S. 3823, also known as the “Bankruptcy Threshold Adjustment and Technical Corrections Act” into law, amending the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (the “SBRA”) to increase the eligibility debt cap for businesses filing under subchapter V of chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code (“Subchapter V”) from $2,725,625.00…

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POSTED IN: Corporate & Business, Corporate Restructuring & Distressed Assets, News, Tax Law, Uncategorized

RIW Business and Banking Litigation Attorney Roger L. Smerage Leads Legal Workshops at Folly Cove Intensive Entrepreneurial Seminar

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On July 13th and 20th, 2022, Roger L. Smerage led legal workshops as part of the Folly Cove Intensive, a week-long seminar held at Folly Cove Studio in picturesque Lanesville, Gloucester. The seminar is designed for small business owners who are seeking to grow and adapt their products or services. This year’s seminar focused on…

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