Richard M. Zielinski

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Goulston & Storrs Attorneys Named to Lawdragon’s 2022 Leading 500 Litigators in America

November 1, 2022

Goulston & Storrs, an Am Law 200 firm, is pleased to announce that directors Derek Domian, Jennifer Furey, Gary Ronan, Richard Rosensweig, Adam Safer, and Richard Zielinski, members of the firm’s world-class Litigation Group, have been named to Lawdragon’s inaugural 2022 list of 500 Leading Litigators in America for their “sustained excellence in trials” which “is nothing short of remarkable.”

Derek Domian is a business litigator who handles a broad range of complex commercial, real estate, leasing, professional liability, and intellectual property disputes. He represents clients in state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels, as well as before arbitrators, mediators, and regulatory bodies. Domian also represents law firms and lawyers in defense of malpractice and disciplinary claims of conflict of interest. He recently served as chair of the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Complex Commercial Litigation Section. He received his J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School and his B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of New Hampshire.

Jennifer Furey is co-chair of the firm's Litigation Group, where she focuses her practice on intellectual property litigation and commercial litigation. She has more than 20 years of experience representing individuals and businesses with intellectual property matters concerning utility and design patents, trademarks, trade dress, trade secrets, false advertising and copyrights, and with high-stakes commercial litigation matters. Furey has tried numerous cases to verdict and has successfully obtained summary judgment on behalf of clients. She is the current President of the Intellectual Property Institute. She received her J.D., cum laude, from Boston College Law School and her B.A., summa cum laude, from Providence College.

Gary Ronan has 20 years of experience as a commercial litigator, handling a broad range of litigation matters for clients. He is well-known for his work on real estate and professional liability matters. In his real estate practice, he advises and advocates for clients on zoning, leasing, permitting, and other real estate disputes. In the professional liability area, Ronan defends lawyers and law firms in malpractice cases and provides legal ethics advice. He also serves as Goulston & Storrs’s Assistant General Counsel. He received his J.D., summa cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center and his B.A. from Yale University.

Richard Rosensweig focuses his practice 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. In addition to his high-powered malpractice defense practice, he handles complex corporate and securities litigation, and serves as Goulston & Storrs’ General Counsel. Rosensweig has obtained dismissal of dozens of securities class actions in courts throughout the country. He received his B.C.L./J.D. with honors, from McGill University and his B.A., with great distinction, from McGill University.

Adam Safer is a commercial litigator who focuses his practice on complex disputes primarily in the real estate, financial services, and construction industries. He tries cases in federal and state courts and all major arbitral forums, including the ICC, JAMS, AAA, and FINRA. In the real estate realm, Safer’s trial work spans disputes involving compliance with the Fair Housing Act and related statutes, bidding on public procurements, and alleged breaches of contract and fiduciary duty. He also serves as the firm’s Assistant General Counsel. He received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University and his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Richard Zielinski is a nationally-regarded “bet the company” trial lawyer who handles a wide range of complex, high-stakes commercial litigation. He is well-known for his specific expertise representing major law firms across the county in legal malpractice defense, disciplinary matters, and intra-firm disputes. Zielinski has extensive trial experience in a wide range of business and real estate disputes and also defends manufacturers in products liability, mass tort, and class action cases. He is a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers. He received his J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School and his B.A., summa cum laude, from Colgate University.