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Richard E Heifetz

Insurance Attorney at Needham, MA

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  • State Years
    New Hampshire - NH 18 years
    Massachusetts - MA 45 years
  • Licensed for 18 years
    State NH
    Acquired 2006
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 45 years
    State MA
    Acquired 1978
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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RICHARD E. HEIFETZ is entering his thirty-seventh year of practicing law in 2015.  He is a 1972 graduate of the University of New Hampshire (B.A., cum laude) and a 1978 graduate of the New England School of Law (J.D., cum laude).  He began his legal career as an associate in the firm of Darling & McLaughlin in Burlington and was a founding partner in the Boston firm of Roche, Heifetz, Murphy & Wholley.  From 2001 through 2012, he was a partner in the Boston firm of Tucker, Heifetz & Saltzman, LLP.

Rick focuses his practice in the area of insurance and civil litigation, including the representation of insurers and policyholders in matters involving coverage, toxic tort, environmental liability, product liability, equine liability, arborist liability, premises liability, commercial disputes, and professional liability for insurance agents, brokers, architects, attorneys and engineers.  Rick has tried cases to verdict in state and federal court in the areas of wrongful termination, professional liability, product liability, general liability, bad faith, environmental liability, insurance coverage, and commercial disputes. Rick has also served as an arbitrator and mediator in both insurance coverage and liability matters.

Rick is admitted to practice law in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and the United States District Court for the Districts of Massachusetts and New Hampshire.  He is a member of the Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association, New Hampshire Bar Association, American Bar Association (Torts and Insurance Practice Section), Defense Research Institute and the Massachusetts Bar Association.  He is a frequent lecturer on Professional Liability for Insurance Agents and Brokers.

Rick has achieved a Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating of AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5.  He has been named a Massachusetts Super Lawyer since 2008 and he has served as an Advocate in the American Board of Trial Advocates since 2009.

Location

Heifetz Rose LLP
175 Highland Avenue
Suite 407
Needham, MA, 02494

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AVVO RATING 9.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Managing Partner
  • Heifetz Rose LLP
  • 2013 - Present
  • Partner
  • Tucker, Heifetz & Saltzman LLP
  • 2001 - 2013
  • Partner
  • Roche, Heifetz, Murphy & Wholley
  • 1983 - 2001
  • Associate
  • Darling & McLaughlin
  • 1980 - 1983
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Education

  • New England School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1978
  • University of New Hampshire
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1972

Associations

  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Advocate
  • 2009 - Present
  • Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • New Hampshire Bar Assoication
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association, Torts and Insurance Practice Section
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
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Honors and Awards

  • Personal Injury -defense
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2017
  • Fellow
  • Litigation Counsel of America
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2014
  • Top Attorneys in Insurance in America
  • ALM
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2009
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2008
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 1996
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Speaking Engagements

  • Environmental Law Webinar
  • environmental Law
  • 2010
  • Mass Agents Convention
  • E&O defense
  • 2009
  • Environmental Law Basics
  • Environmental Law Basics
  • 2001
  • Avoiding E&O
  • Insurance Broker E&O
  • 1990
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Attorney endorsements

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Litigation Attorney | Jan 26
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Insurance Attorney | Oct 22
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer."

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Needham Insurance Lawyer Richard E Heifetz
Richard E Heifetz
Insurance Attorney
Needham, MA
Licensed for 45 years