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Ruberto, Israel & Weiner Named in U.S. News 2022 Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” Edition

We are pleased to announce that Ruberto, Israel & Weiner has been named as a “2022 Best Law Firm” for Construction Litigation by Best Lawyers® / U.S. News and World Report. We appreciate our construction clients’ trust in our team and are honored by this distinction.

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Impact on Employers of the FDA Approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) recently approved use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for the prevention of the COVID-19 disease in individuals 16 years of age or older. Previously, all COVID-19 vaccinations administered in the United States were approved through Emergency Use Authorization (“EUA”), which enables the FDA to allow for use of…

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POSTED IN: COVID-19, Employment Law, News

28th Annual Restaurant Trends Event

Monday, September 13, 2021 | 2:00 PM City Winery, Boston Hear insights from leading experts, operators, and government officials on the state of the industry, reshaping the guest experience, and challenges facing restaurant operators at the local and state levels. PROGRAM Welcoming Remarks Michael Dorf, Founder & CEO, City Winery Bob Luz, President, Massachusetts Restaurant…

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POSTED IN: Events, Hospitality Practice Group, News

Rachel M. Wassel Joins Ruberto, Israel & Weiner’s Trusts & Estates Group

RIW is pleased to announce that Rachel Wassel has joined the firm as a shareholder in the Trusts & Estates Practice Group. Rachel’s practice focuses on all aspects of estate planning as well as the administration of trusts and estates. She emphasizes a collaborative approach to estate planning and works closely with clients’ financial, legal and tax advisors. In…

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POSTED IN: Corporate & Business, News, Trusts & Estates

Ruberto, Israel & Weiner Invites You to the 28th Annual Restaurant Trends Event

Hear insights from leading experts, operators, and government officials on the state of the industry, reshaping the guest experience, and challenges facing restaurant operators at the local and state levels. PROGRAM Welcoming Remarks Bob Luz, President, Massachusetts Restaurant Association Ruberto, Israel & Weiner Session 1: Operator Panel Scott Kearnan, Food & Entertainment Editor, Boston Magazine,…

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Real Estate Issues for Franchises

“The key to success of many franchise systems lies in establishing and maintaining great locations. In addition to the franchise agreement, the commercial lease is a fundamental document in any brick and mortar franchise. Given the competing interests of franchisees, franchisors, landlords, and lenders, legal issues abound at the intersection of real estate and franchise…

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, Commercial Real Estate, Franchise Law, Hospitality Practice Group

RIW Attorney Michael D. Rosen Named A Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly 2021 Commercial Real Estate “Go To Lawyer”

Congratulations to RIW attorney Michael D. Rosen on being selected as a Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly 2021 Commercial Real Estate “Go To Lawyer” honoree. Check out the special feature highlighting the 2021 Real Estate “Go To Lawyers” in the June 28th edition of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly and the August edition of New England In-House. Read article…

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

Ruberto, Israel & Weiner Presents the 28th Annual Restaurant Trends Event

Join us for this premier industry event featuring panelists, networking, great food, cocktails and live music. On Monday, Septemper 13, 2021 from 2:00PM – 6:00PM at City Winery Boston, 80 Beverly St. Boston, MA 02114. REGISTER HERE      

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POSTED IN: Events, Hospitality Practice Group

Webinar Recording: Construction Law Basics: Essential Concepts Every Contractor and Owner Should Know

RIW Construction Law Partner Kirk J. McCormick hosted the complimentary webinar entitled “Construction Law Basics: Essential Concepts Every Contractor and Owner Should Know“. If you would like to review the program, a link to the webinar recording can be found here. Please feel free to reach out to Kirk if you have any questions about…

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POSTED IN: Construction Law, News

Vaccinations in the Workplace: What Can Be Required of Employees

The “new normal” following the COVID-19 pandemic appears just across the horizon. The number of active COVID-19 cases continues to decline. Traffic is increasing. The sun is coming out and temperatures are rising (aside from Memorial Day weekend). This return to normalcy is helped in great part by the large number of people in the Bay…

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POSTED IN: COVID-19, Employment Law