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Named 2015 Construction Lawyer of the Year for Massachusetts by Best Lawyers in America®. Seasoned trial lawyer with general litigation background.  Areas of specialty include commercial construction and real estate disputes, partnership and closely-held business cases, and university disciplinary matters.   


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 50%
  2. Construction: 50%

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255 State Street, 7th Floor
Boston, MA, 02109


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Construction Lawyer of the Year, MassachusettsBest Lawyers in America2015
Best Lawyer - Construction LawBest Lawyers in America2014
Massachusetts Super LawyerBoston Magazine2013
Rising StarMassachusetts Super Lawyers2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderRuberto, Israel & Weiner2003 - Present
AssociateHolland & Knight LLP1997 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Massachusetts Building CongressSecretary2013 - 2014
Boston Bar Association, Litigation SectionCo-Chair2012 - 2014
American Bar Association, Forum on the Construction IndustrySection 6, Steering Committe2010 - 2012
Boston Bar Association, Litigation Section, Construction Law CommitteeCo-Chair2009 - 2012
Publication nameTitleDate
Massachusetts Lawyers JournalStrategies To Help General Contractors Avoid Litigation2011
New England Real Estate JournalSense v. Cents: What Answer is the Right Answer?2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Connecticut School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Tufts UniversityN/AN/A1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual MeetingMechanics' Lien Basics2012
Construction Law UpdateDirty, Defective & Problematic Properties & Buildings2011