David A. Rich

Partner

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David Rich is a civil litigator who represents individuals and business entities.  David’s practice as a trial attorney focuses on complex civil litigation matters, including those involving business and commercial law, intellectual property, employment law, real estate, zoning, administrative law, licensing, construction, personal injury (plaintiff and defense), civil rights, health care, domestic relations, and trusts and estates.  David has tried many cases in both state and federal courts, securing successful jury and bench verdicts, and has successfully handled appeals in both state and federal courts.    

Education


Boston College Law School, JD, 1986 State University of New York at Albany, BA, cum laude, 1982 Brunel University, Uxbridge, England




Bar Admissions


Massachusetts (state and federal) New York Connecticut (federal) U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Supreme Court of the United States





Professional Affiliations & Memberships


Massachusetts Bar Association

Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education:

  • Co-Chair, “Openings & Closings Workshop,” 2020

  • Chair, “Ethical Considerations in Civil Litigation,” 2017

  • Chair, “Preparing Discovery,” 2015

  • Instructor, “Opening & Closing Statements,” 2015-2017




Awards & Recognition


Super Lawyer 2015-2020




Representative Matters


RGJ Associates d/b/a Williamsville Products v. Stainsafe, Inc., 300 F.Supp. 2d 250 (D. Mass. 2004), 338 F. Supp. 2d 215 (D. Mass. 2004)

Stephen DiPhillipo v. Littlefuse, Inc., et al., D. Mass. Docket No. 06-CA-12062 (resolved in 2008)

Wilson v. Copen, 244 F.3d 178 (1st Cir. 2001) (co-counsel)

McSally v. Warren, Boston Municipal Court, Docket No. 9801CV-254264 (2000)

Lubin & Meyer, P.C. v. Lubin, 427 Mass. 304 (1998) (co-counsel).

Johnson v. Kamper, 41 Mass. App. Ct. 1111 (1996)

Back Bay Restorations Company v. Krock, 40 Mass. App. Ct. 1133 (1996)

Fine v. Cohen, 35 Mass. App. Ct. 610 (1993) (co-counsel).

John Kokajko d/b/a Voyagers v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission,
837 F.2d 524 (1st Cir. 1988).





Cell Phone: 617-515-9351

Contact

Boston Office: 617-439-4990  

Boston Fax: 617-439-3987

Education


Boston College Law School, JD, 1986 State University of New York at Albany, BA, cum laude, 1982 Brunel University, Uxbridge, England




Bar Admissions


Massachusetts (state and federal) New York Connecticut (federal) U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Supreme Court of the United States





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