Richard Rosensweig - Litigation attorney at Goulston & Storrs



Richard Rosensweig is a senior member of the firm’s Litigation Group whose practice focuses on defending lawyers and law firms facing professional malpractice claims and disciplinary matters. He also counsels these clients in connection with ethical matters and regulatory investigations. Richard is recognized by Best Lawyers in America as a leading malpractice defense counsel in Massachusetts.

Additionally, Richard has more than thirty years of experience as a corporate and securities litigator, representing companies, corporate boards, and individuals in a wide variety of corporate and securities matters, including the defense of dozens of shareholders class actions lawsuits.

He represents his clients before federal and state courts, arbitration panels, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and other regulators and securities-related organizations.

As a leader at Goulston & Storrs, Richard currently serves as the firm’s General Counsel and has sat on the firm's Executive Committee. He is an approved FINRA Dispute Resolution Arbitrator and is fluent in French.


  • Lawdragon, Leading 500 Litigators in America (2022, 2024)
  • Best Lawyers in America® (2023-2024), Legal Malpractice – Defendants
  • Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rated AV Preeminent TM


  • Richard has served on the Boards of a variety of legal and community organizations, including: Boston Bar Association, Securities Litigation Committee Co-Chair; Meritas, Board of Directors; Boston Children's Hospital, Board of Overseers; Boston Public Library Foundation, Board of Directors; Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers, Hearing Committee; Raising a Reader Massachusetts, Board of Trustees; and Boston Symphony Orchestra, Business Partners Committee
  • FINRA Dispute Resolution Arbitrator
  • American Bar Association (Business law Section; Center for Professional Responsibility)
  • General Counsel Roundtable (mid-sized firms)


  • French


  • Massachusetts
  • Quebec (non-active)
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit


  • McGill University  (B.A., with great distinction, 1987)
  • McGill University  (LL.B., with honors, 1991)
    • Top Ten
  • McGill University  (B.C.L., with honors, 1991)
    • Top Ten