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
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 &
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
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
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
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
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.