Attorney Redlich   Marc Redlich is a 1971 graduate of the Harvard Law School. He received his B.A. degree in Philosophy from Queens College of the City University of New York, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, the National Honor Society, and Dean's List.

     While at Harvard Law School Mr. Redlich interrupted his studies to enter military service in the U.S. Army Reserves (1968). Upon completion of training Mr. Redlich was employed by a Wall Street firm, LeBoeuf, Lamb, Leiby & MacRae, as a law clerk (February - July 1969). Prior to that, he clerked with the Law Department of the City of New York (Summer 1968).

     Upon graduation from Law School Mr. Redlich joined the Boston firm now known as Rubin & Rudman (1971-1975), where he was involved in a variety of legal matters including corporate and securities work, litigation, and commercial practice. He then joined what became the 75-lawyer firm of Widett, Slater & Goldman P.C. (1975-1984), where he became a senior director and shareholder. With this diverse and successful background, Mr. Redlich began his own firm in 1984.

     Mr. Redlich is listed in Who's Who in American Law (6th Ed.), Who's Who in the East, and other biographical directories. He has been awarded the highest rating "AV", by the Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer's Directory, the definitive referral and competency reference in American Law.

     Over the past 45 years Mr. Redlich has been involved in a wide variety of legal matters including: litigation and trials in numerous substantive areas; business and corporate law, including the representation of established and start-up companies; corporate acquisitions; real estate and leasing; and university faculty policy and grievance arbitration. For more than thirty-five years he has represented Northeastern University, located in Boston, for whom he provides advice and representation in faculty policy and grievance matters, including defense of employment and discrimination cases and arbitration. He has represented a number of other nonprofit educational, cultural and religious organizations, such as the Presbyterian Church, Babson College and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, for whom he has provided real estate related advice and trial representation, and the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in Germany. Mr. Redlich has also represented General Electric Capital Corporation, in the areas of secured lending and litigation, and the Sonesta International Hotels Group, for whom he has provided trial and appellate representation.

     Mr. Redlich represented the Kontron Group beginning in 1981, when it was a subsidiary of Hoffmann-LaRoche of Switzerland, initially as special counsel, and later as Secretary and Director of its U.S. medical instruments subsidiary. In addition, Mr. Redlich has represented the Kontron Elektronik Group (later a part of BMW, AG), and its U.S. subsidiaries, and has provided both corporate and business advice, as well as trial representation in the United States. Mr. Redlich speaks German and has a reading knowledge of French.

     Mr. Redlich is Massachusetts counsel for the Government of Switzerland. This has included working with the Government in establishing a unique Swiss Consulate, now known as "Swissnex", which has as its mission providing a meeting place and liaison between Swiss and American members of academe and business in the areas of science, technology and culture. He also worked with the Canton of Basel-Stadt in order to establish a Sister State relationship with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and was instrumental in bringing a trade delegation headed by the then-Lieutenant Governor (later Governor) of Massachusetts to Basel, Switzerland. The Sister State Agreement was signed in June, 2002. Our office has worked with a variety of other companies, institutions and individuals based in Europe, China and Japan, as well as in the U.S., in both corporate transactions and litigation matters.

     Some of the reported cases in which Mr. Redlich has been involved are: Sonesta International Hotels Corp. v. Central Florida Investments, Inc., 47 Mass App. Ct. 154 (1999); Rosenberg v. Merrill Lynch, 995 F. Supp. 190 (D. Mass. 1998); 170 F. 3d 1 (1st Cir. 1999); Axelrod v. Phillips Academy, Andover, 36 F. Supp. 2d 46 (D. Mass. 1999); 74 F. Supp. 2d 106 (1999); Hoff v. Northeastern University, 45 Mass. App. Ct. 1109 (1998); Greenleaf Engineering v. Teradyne, Inc., 15 Mass. App. Ct. 571 (1983); Taunton Mun. Light v. Geiringer, 560 F. Supp. 1249 (D. Mass. 1983); 725 F. 2d 664 (1st Cir. 1983); Perkins v. Rich, 11 Mass. App. Ct. 317 (1981); Wasserman v. Wasserman, 7 Mass. App. Ct. 167 (1979); and Community National Bank v. Loumos, 6 Mass. App. Ct. 830 (1978).

     Mr. Redlich is admitted to practice in all Massachusetts State Courts, in the Federal District Court for Massachusetts, and in the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. He has represented clients in various matters outside of Massachusetts, including New York, New Jersey, California and Texas. He was a member of the Board of Directors of the Harvard Square Business Association and a Director and member of the Executive Committee of the German-American Business Council of Boston. He was for many years the President and a Director of The Friends of Switzerland, Inc., and served as Chairman of the Music Committee of the Harvard Club of Boston. He has been Chairman of the Boston Warburg Chapter for the American Council on Germany. He is a member of the Queens College Advisory Board and of the Boston Committee on Foreign Relations.

     He was invited by the Boston International Trade Group to make a presentation at a seminar in Dortmund, Germany on the subject of entrepreneurship and venture capital in the U.S. and Germany, and was asked to lecture on U.S. corporate law, including the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, at the Law School of the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremburg, Germany. He has served as a Court-appointed mediator in both the Federal District Court and State Superior Court, and has lectured and testified as an expert witness on the issue of attorney professional ethics and conduct. Mr. Redlich served on the governing council of the Massachusetts Bar Association's civil litigation section. He has been a lecturer and instructor at seminars given by the Massachusetts Bar Association, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE), Suffolk University Center for Advanced Legal Studies, and has been an invited speaker at other nonprofit associations in the Boston area.

     In May, 2013 Mr. Redlich was awarded the Julius Adams Stratton Award by Friends of Switzerland, Inc., to recognize his contributions to improving good will and cooperation between the people of Switzerland and the United States.

May, 2018



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