Rich May is a full-service, Boston-based, midsized law firm serving clients throughout the United States and internationally. We advise businesses, individuals, trusts and nonprofits across a broad range of practice areas whose business interests take them across regions and jurisdictions.
For more than 75 years, Rich May has provided exceptional legal counsel, earning a reputation for outstanding legal services delivered promptly. We represent a broad range of individuals and companies, from investors, developers and entrepreneurs engaged in creating and establishing new enterprises and startups to established investment managers and well-known multinational corporations. Our clients operate in many of the most highly regulated industries, including energy and utilities, financial services, telecommunications and life sciences, as well as in the entertainment and real estate sectors.
We have a singular practice philosophy— our clients are our lifeblood. To serve them most effectively, we provide the discipline- and industry-specific knowledge generally associated with large, national firms, while maintaining the prompt service and personal relationships found in smaller, regional firms.
Our capabilities include the following areas of law:
• Civil and bankruptcy litigation
• Corporate and securities
• Energy regulatory and transactions
• Intellectual property
• International transactions
• Mergers and acquisitions
• Private equity, venture capital, investment management, and debt and equity finance
• Real estate
• Telecommunications regulatory and transactions
• Trusts and estates, and wealth planning
Because of our commitment to excellence, Rich May attorneys have been regularly honored by our colleagues, and we now count more than half our lawyers as Super Lawyers™ and 10 attorneys rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell among our numbers. Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers also rated Rich May as the top business and transactions law firm in Massachusetts winning the award the last two years that it was awarded.
On January 2, 2021, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) implemented certain increases, adjustments, and even some decreases, to its trademark filing fees.
Under the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave law, employees are entitled to paid leave benefits starting in 2021 to help them care for a family member or to take time off for their own health condition.