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September 7, 2017

RCR filed an amicus curiae brief on behalf of Harvard University, Boston University, Boston College, and 15 other Massachusetts colleges and universities, in support of the position of MIT in a precedent-setting case pending in the Supreme Judicial Court, Estate of Nguyen v MIT, et al. The RCR team that wrote the brief included Alan D. Rose, Aidan Flanagan, and Anthony Moriello.

January 29, 2018

Middlesex Superior Court Justice Kenneth Fishman denied the plaintiff’s motion for a preliminary injunction and dismissed the Complaint filed against RCR’s client, Google, LLC, finding that the claim against Google, filed by a biotech company claiming to be defamed by a post on Google, was barred by the immunity provisions of the Communications Decency Act of 1997. The case was litigated by Alan D. Rose, Meredith Doty, and Laura Kirshenbaum of RCR.

February 15, 2018

Suffolk Superior Court Justice Heidi Brieger granted summary judgment to RCR’s client, a law firm that had been sued for legal malpractice. Judge Brieger found that the plaintiff’s claim failed for lack of expert evidence of any causal connection between the claimed malpractice and the alleged injury to the plaintiff.

ROSE, CHINITZ & ROSE is a boutique litigation firm with a proven track record of successfully representing clients in civil and criminal trial and appellate matters in federal and state courts and in arbitration. The firm’s expertise includes business litigation, college and university law, employment litigation and counseling, and defense of state and federal government and regulatory investigations and prosecutions. The firm also defends law firms in legal malpractive cases.

Alan D. Rose has been named to the Massachusetts Super Lawyers “Top 100,” which recognizes the top 100 lawyers in Massachusetts. In addition, he is featured in The Best Lawyers in America for his expertise in Commercial Litigation, Education Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, White Collar Criminal Defense, and Labor and Employment Litigation. In June 2011, the First Circuit Court of Appeals appointed him Chairperson of its Rules Advisory Committee.

Alan D. Rose and Alan D. Rose, Jr. have each been selected by Boston Magazine as Massachusetts Super Lawyers (top 5%) and by the publication Law and Politics as New England Super Lawyers. In addition, they have each received the preeminent AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which is reserved for lawyers with the highest level of ethics and professional ability.

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