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

Harvard Law School, J.D., 1979, cum laude.
Editor, Harvard Civil Rights - Civil Liberties Law Review.

Dartmouth College, A.B., 1975, summa cum laude.

Career Moves
Following law school, Rich clerked for United States District Court Judge James Lawrence King in the Southern District of Florida. Rich began practicing law at the Boston firm of Bingham, Dana & Gould. In February 1985, Rich joined Widett, Slater & Goldman where he later became a shareholder and the chair of the litigation department. Rich also served a stint as a shareholder and chair of the litigation department of Hutchins, Wheeler & Dittmar. Rich founded Yurko, Salvesen & Remz on January 1, 1995.

One client at a time, Rich has built a reputation for high-quality work, for rock-solid advice, and for adherence to the highest standards of service and ethics.  His practice is concentrated on business litigation matters, including commercial, professional liability, antitrust, employment and securities litigation. He has successfully represented individuals, stockholders, officers, directors, professionals, closely-held companies, partnerships, lenders, and Fortune 500 companies in state and federal courts, and in arbitration and mediation.  

Professional and Community Involvement

  • President, International Network of Boutique Law Firms (INBLF), Massachusetts Chapter
  • Member, Boston Bar Association

  • Member, American Bar Association

  • Board of Editors, The Boston Bar Journal

  • Board of Directors and Treasurer, Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD)

  • Taught legal research and writing, Boston University School of Law, 2004-2009

  • Former President, Frank J. Murray Inn of Court

  • Chair, Boston Bar Association’s Mentoring Committee, 1998-2004

  • Member, Boston Bar Association Ad Hoc committee on Business Litigation Session, 1999-2000

  • Chair, Boston Bar Association’s Antitrust Committee, 1996-1997

Awards and Recognition

  • Best Lawyers in America®, 2012-present
  • Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rated AV Preeminent™

  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers®, 2005-present

Publications and Seminars

All in the Family, Boston Bar Journal, November 2013

Don't Click This Article, Boston Bar Journal, September 2012

Attorney Departures Meet New Marketplace Realities: Re-examining

Meehan, The Boston Bar Journal, Fall 2010

Mentoring - A guide for both sides, The Boston Bar Journal

Frequent speaker at Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education programs.
Co-authored Massachusetts Civil Practice Guide, a 1997 manual on Superior Court practice.

Co-authored an article entitled Section 1 of The Sherman Act: Horizontal Restraints of Trade, for inclusion in a Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education publication.

Co-authored Ciardi v. F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Ltd.: Indirect Purchaser Actions Under G.L. c. 93A, § 9, for inclusion in a Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education publication.





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