Boston, MA. Nixon Peabody LLP has expanded its Complex Disputes practice with the addition of seasoned litigator Robert J. O’Regan, who joins the AmLaw 100 firm as partner.
Based in the firm’s Boston office, Bob works to resolve disputes in complex matters focusing on fiduciary litigation, business valuations, and probate and trust litigation. He represents clients in civil and commercial litigation including directors’ and officers’ liability, fidelity bond claims, real estate title issues, and discharges from employment. Bob has successfully represented businesses and individuals before the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and also has extensive experience representing professionals before licensing and disciplinary authorities.
“Bob is a creative litigator, determined to achieve the best possible outcome for his clients,” said Nixon Peabody partner John Ruskusky, leader of the firm’s Complex Disputes practice. “Bob clearly enjoys his work and cares about the people he practices with, and he’s a great fit for our practice and firm.”
In recent months, Nixon Peabody has expanded its Complex Disputes practice to respond to an increase in litigation matters nationwide. Prominent trial lawyer Stephen Younger, a past president of the New York State Bar Association, joined the firm in February, followed by experienced commercial litigator Paul Downs. Bryan Lewis, another commercial litigator, joined the firm in April.
“Many of our attorneys have worked alongside or opposite Bob in the past, and we are thrilled to welcome him to our office,” said James Vallee, managing partner of the firm’s Boston office. “In addition to his Complex Disputes colleagues, our entire Private Clients team in Boston is thrilled to have Bob on board and they look forward to collaborating with him.”
Bob earned his JD from the Georgetown University Law Center and his MA and BA from Tufts University. He’s a past president of the Massachusetts Probate and Family Inn of Court and previously served as co-chair of the Boston Bar Association’s Fiduciary Litigation Committee. Bob was named a 2019 “Family Law Trailblazer” by the National Law Journal and a 2016 “Lawyer of the Year” by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.