Richard Yurko

Sanford F. Remz

Managing Shareholder

One Washington Mall, 11th Floor Boston, Massachusetts 02108-2603

Tel. (617) 723-6900
Fax. (617) 723-6905


Sandy has spent his entire career representing clients in business litigation and disputes and related government investigations. Upon graduation from law school, Sandy joined a prominent New York law firm, where he was a member of the litigation and securities litigation departments. After moving to Boston, Sandy became chair of the litigation department of another major firm. In 2003, Sandy joined Yurko, Salvesen & Remz, for whom he has served as managing shareholder for many years. Sandy provides an uncommon level of personal commitment and high-quality legal service to help companies, organizations and individuals accomplish their business objectives. Sandy focuses his practice on business litigation matters, including securities, shareholder, and corporate control and partnership disputes and government and corporate investigations. He has also handled a wide variety of litigation-related matters concerning business transactions, real estate, non-competition agreements and trade secrets, executive separation, insurance coverage, internet fraud, 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, alternative dispute resolution forums, and government agencies.

Articles & Publications


  • 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

Awards & Recognition

  • Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rated AV Preeminent™
  • Best Lawyers in America®, 2013-present
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers®, 2005-present
  • Who's Who in American Law®, 2007-present
  • Top 100: 2018 Massachusetts Super Lawyers ® List

Professional Activites

  • President and Board member, Yad Chessed, a non-profit providing financial assistance to those in need
  • Board member, Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Boston
  • 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