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James B Re

James B Re

Practice areas:

Litigation, Admiralty & Maritime

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About Me

James B. Re has served businesses and individuals in the Boston area with Sally & Fitch LLP since 1986. 


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1981

  1. Litigation: 66%
    34 years
  2. Admiralty & Maritime: 34%
    34 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Robert C. Boutwell

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Robert Boutwell Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Jonathan W Fitch

    Jim Re is simply a superb lawyer -- a role model in all areas.


    Jonathan Fitch International Law Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Massachusetts Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Massachusetts Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Massachusetts Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Massachusetts Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Massachusetts Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2010
Massachusetts Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2009
Massachusetts Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2008
Massachusetts Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2007
Massachusetts Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2006
Massachusetts Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2005
Massachusetts Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2004
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1989

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerSally & Fitch LLP1989 - Present
AttorneySally & Fitch, LLP1986 - 1989
AssociateBingham Dana & Gould1981 - 1985


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Standing Advisory Committee on the Massachusetts Rules of Professional ConductCommittee Member2007 - Present
Massachusetts Board of Bar OverseersBoard Member and Vice-Chair2003 - 2006
Harvard Law School Winter Trial Advocacy WorkshopTeaching Team Member1989 - Present
Maritime Law Association of the United StatesMember1981 - Present
Boston Bar AssociationMember1981 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMember1981 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Heinrich v. Sweet, 308 F.3d 48 (1st Cir. 2002), cert. den., 123 S.Ct. 2273 (2003)Client was vindicated.
Sweet v. United States, 63 Fed. Cl. 591 (Fed. Cl. 2005)Summary judgment for client.
City of Boston v. S.S. TEXACO TEXAS, 773 F.2d 1396, 1986 A.M.C. 676 (1st Cir. 1985)Client towboat operator recovered indemnity from shipowner.

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Suffolk University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
Boston State CollegeN/AUnknown1976
Harvard University Law SchoolN/AMediation Workshop June 2003N/A