Richard J. Yurko
Douglas W. Salvesen
Sanford F. Remz
Steven W. Kasten
Donald K. Stern
Anthony B. Fioravanti
Noemi A. Kawamoto
Admin Support
Rosemarie E. Young



Managing Shareholder


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Yurko, Salvesen & Remz, P.C.
One Washington Mall, 11th Floor
Boston, Massachusetts 02108-2603

Columbia Law School, J.D., 1979 (Harlan Fiske Stone scholar).
Editor, Columbia Journal of Law and Social Problems.

Brandeis University, B.A., 1976, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Career Moves
Upon graduation from law school, Sandy joined the New York law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, where he was a member of the litigation and securities litigation departments. In 1986 Sandy moved to Boston and joined the firm of Widett, Slater & Goldman, P.C., where he became a shareholder. Sandy joined Hutchins, Wheeler & Dittmar as a shareholder in 1992 and served as chair of its litigation department for three years and also served as chair of its ethics and hiring committees. In 2003, Sandy joined Yurko, Salvesen & Remz.

Sandy provides an uncommon level of personal commitment and high-quality legal service to help prominent organizations and individuals accomplish their business objectives. Sandy focuses his practice on business litigation matters, including securities, shareholder, and corporate control and partnership disputes.  He had also handled a wide variety of litigation matters related to real estate, non-competition and trade secrets, insurance coverage, product liability, trademark and unfair competition and other complex business matters.  He has succeeded in numerous battles on behalf of businesses, executives, and other significant individuals before a variety of federal and state courts, arbitration panels, and alternative dispute resolution forums.

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Commission on Caring and Social Justice, Combined Jewish Philanthropies

  • Board member, Yad Chessed, a non-profit providing financial assistance to those in need
  • Former Board member and Executive Committee member, Past President 2004-2008, Camp Ramah in New England
  • Co-Chair, Boston Bar Association's Federal Practice and Procedure Committee, 2005-2007

  • Member of Steering Committee, Columbia Law School Alumni Association, Boston Chapter

Awards and Recognition

  • Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rated AV Preeminent™

  • Best Lawyers in America®, 2013
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers®, 2005-present

  • Who's Who in American Law®, 2007-present

Publications and Seminars

"Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Juggernaut Picks up Steam," New England In-House, August 2012

Quoted in Mass Lawyers Weekly on the dismissal of YSR client in hedge fund case: savings statue inapplicable to voluntary dismissal, January 2012 (Read more)

"Quick draw Arbitration: When time is of the essence," REBA News, January 2011

"Representing Directors, Officers and Employees in SEC Investigations," New England In-House, July 2006

"Derivative Actions in Massachusetts Under the New Massachusetts Business Corporation Act," New England In-House, January 2005

Co-authored two chapters in Settlement Agreements in Commercial Disputes, (Aspen Law and Business, 2000, revised 2010)

Various articles on securities litigation reform and corporate internal investigations

Co-chaired seminar on issues confronting emerging public corporations

Co-chaired Boston Bar Association seminar on business litigation in federal and state court



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