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RIW Attorney Jeremy Y. Weltman to Host Strafford’s Upcoming Webinar about Allocating Risk in Real Estate Leases

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We are pleased to announce that Jeremy Y. Weltman will be speaking in an upcoming Strafford live video webinar, “Allocating Risk in Real Estate Leases: Contractual Indemnities, Additional Insured Endorsements, Subrogation Waivers” scheduled for Thursday, May 19, 1:00pm-2:30pm EDT. Indemnification agreements are widely used to shift risk in a variety of real estate transactions. Real…

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POSTED IN: Commercial Real Estate, News

Kirk J. McCormick Named Chair of RIW’s Construction Law Group

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Kirk J. McCormick has been named Chair of RIW’s Construction Law Group. For over 20 years, Kirk has represented general contractors, subcontractors, sureties, owners, architects, and engineers throughout the United States on public and private construction projects. He has extensive experience with federal, state, and local government contracts, as well as a wide variety of…

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POSTED IN: Construction Law, Litigation, News

RIW Litigation Team Argues Three Appeals in One Week

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RIW’s Litigation Team, led by Chair Bradley Croft, argued three separate appeals – two before the Appeals Court and one before the Supreme Judicial Court – during a single week earlier this month. The cases included an appeal from a summary judgment which RIW secured for its general contractor client under the Massachusetts Prompt Payment…

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The Massachusetts Uniform Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Act – An Enforcement Tool, Not a Limitations Device

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The Massachusetts Appeals Court recently clarified how judgments from other states can be enforced against assets located in Massachusetts pursuant to the Massachusetts Uniform Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Act (the “Act”). Enacted in 2019 and codified at M.G.L. c. 218, § 4A, the Act brings Massachusetts in line with an overwhelming majority of states that have enacted…

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POSTED IN: Litigation, News

The Industry Publication: January 2022

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Check out the full The Industry Publication: January 2022 Edition.

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, Hospitality Practice Group, News, The Industry

Client Alert: Vaccine Mandate for Boston Restaurants Begins January 15

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Beginning Saturday, January 15, 2022, certain food establishments in the City of Boston will be required to obtain proof of COVID-19 vaccination from customers and employees. The vaccine mandate, officially titled the “Temporary Order Requiring COVID-19 Vaccination for Indoor Entertainment, Recreation, Dining, and Fitness Settings in the City of Boston” was established by the Boston…

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POSTED IN: COVID-19, Hospitality Practice Group, News

RIW Attorneys Named Boston Magazine Top Lawyers 2021

Ruberto, Israel & Weiner congratulates our colleagues on receiving Boston Magazine’s Top Lawyers of 2021 designation.    

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

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

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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

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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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