Gary Todd is a Founding Partner at Todd & Weld LLP where he is recognized locally and nationally as a preeminent family law practitioner specializing in Domestic Relations and Probate litigation. He has successfully negotiated, mediated and tried family law issues ranging from divorce, custody and parental rights to complex support, property division, removal, modification, and contempt actions, both at the trial court and appellate levels. Mr. Todd has drafted and negotiated numerous prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.
Mr. Todd has been honored in "Best Lawyers in America"; "Massachusetts Super Lawyer"; "Top Attorneys in New England” in the area of Divorce, Mr. Todd has been awarded the “AV” rating by Martindale-Hubbeell which is awarded to an attorney with the highest possible peer rating.
Mr. Todd served on: the Family Law Section Council of the Massachusetts Bar Association; Family Law Council and the Steering Committee of Boston Bar Association Family Law Council (co-chairman); the Massachusetts Association of Trial Lawyers; Board of Directors of Massachusetts Association of Guardians Ad Litem, Inc., Board of Directors of Association of Family, Court and Community Professionals; Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.
Mr. Todd has lectured on domestic relations law for the Massachusetts Bar Association; Boston Bar Association; the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education; Suffolk University School of Law; and Harvard Law School Trial Advocacy program. Mr. Todd has appeared as a Special Legal Analyst in Divorce on the Fox National News Channel, Channel 56 News; WBZ Channel 4 News; WBZ radio; and as an expert in domestic relations for the Boston Globe. Mr. Todd has authored articles on Divorce and Family Law in several legal publications, and has been a panelist for numerous Massachusetts and Boston Bar Association continuing legal education seminars.
Languages spoken: American Sign Language, English
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Gary Todd and I have a number of mutual clients. These clients have always spoken highly of Gary, and I have found his work to be of the highest quality. I wholeheartedly recommend Gary Todd to those who are looking for a family lawyer.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2015|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|Massachusetts Super Lawyer||Massachusetts Super Lawyers||2013|
|Massachusetts Super Lawyer||Massachusetts Super Lawyers||2012|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2012|
|Massachusetts Super Lawyer||Massachusetts Super Lawyers||2011|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2011|
|AV Highest listing of pre-eminent rating||Martindale Hubble||2010|
|Massachusetts Super Lawyers||Boston Magazine||2010|
|Massachusetts Super Lawyer||Massachusetts Super Lawyers||2009|
|Partner||Todd & Weld, LLP||1991 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Family Law Section Council of the MBA||Board Member||N/A|
|Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys||N/A||N/A|
|Boston Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Massachusetts Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Boston Bar Foundation||Fellow||N/A|
|MA Bar Association Lawyers Transition Committee||N/A||N/A|
|Senior Partners for Justice||N/A||N/A|
|American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers||Board Member||N/A|
|Association of Family, Court and Community||Board Member||N/A|
|Massachusetts Association of Guardians ad litem||Board Member||N/A|
|Massachusetts Association of Trial Lawyers||Board Member||N/A|
|Family Law Council and the Steering Committee of Boston Bar Association||Board Member||N/A|
|Association of Trial Lawyers of America||N/A||N/A|
|Massachusetts Bar Continuing Legal Education||Hague Convention||N/A|
|MCLE||Protecting the Best Interest of the Child||N/A|
|Massachusetts Bar Association||The Family Law Appeals Process||N/A|
|Boston Bar Association||Reconciling International Custody Issues||N/A|