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Richard M. Gelb Esq. - Beverly, MA

900 Cummings CenterSuite 207-V Beverly, MA 01915

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Updated: 09/05/2018

Beverly Business Lawyer

About Richard M. Gelb Esq.

Practice Areas

  • Business
  • Securities
  • Non-Competition Agreements
  • Corporate Raiding and Trade Secrets
  • Accountants' Liability
  • Criminal Law

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner
  • Co-Founder


Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1973
  • New York, 1975
  • District of Columbia, 1975
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1975
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1975
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1977
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1978
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1980
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit

Other Affiliations

  • American Inn of Court, Boston College Law School Intellectual Property (Founder and Co-President)
  • American Inns of Court Foundation, National Leadership Council (Member)
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Civil Litigation Section (Former Council Member)
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Committee on Ethics (Former Member)
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Business Litigation Committee (Former Chair)
  • American Bar Association, Business, Securities and Intellectual Property Committees (Member)
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Business, Securities and Intellectual Property Committees (Member)
  • Boston Bar Association, Business, Securities and Intellectual Property Committees (Member)
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (Member)
  • Computer Law Association (Member)
  • National Society of Compliance Professionals (Member)
  • New England Securities Compliance Group (Member)
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, State Bench-Bar Forum Committee (Member)
  • Boston Bar Association, Securities Law Committee Broker-Dealer Subcommittee (Co-Chair)
  • Boston Bar Association, Fee Disputes Committee and Task Force on Civility in the Legal Profession (Member)
  • Boston Patent Law Association, Trade Secrets Committee (Co-Chair)
  • Boston Inn of Court (Past President)
  • American Inn of Court, Suffolk University Law School Litigation (Founder and Co-President)
  • Murray Inn of Court, Executive Committee (Member)


  • Boston College Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
    J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
    Honors: Communications of the Boston College Law School Alumni Council, Vice-President
    Honors: Leadership Gifts Committee, Co-Chair
    Honors: Reverend James B. Malley, S.J. Award
    Honors: 75th BC Law Anniversary Awards, Recipient
  • New York University, New York, New York
    B.A., Bachelor of Arts

Past Positions

  • Litigation Department of Proskauer Rose LLP, Associate
  • Massachusetts Law Review, Associate Editor

Pro Bono Activities

  • American Inns Court Foundation, Board of Trustees
  • Massachusetts Bar Foundation, Life Member
  • American Inns of Court Foundation, Board of Trustees, Member

Classes and Seminars

  • Panelist, Business and Securities Litigation and Arbitration


Other Sources of Feedback About Richard M. Gelb

Included on the 2023 Massachusetts list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2005 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list
  • 2004 Massachusetts Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Richard M. Gelb on Super Lawyers


  • AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Preeminent Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell Bar Registrar
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • New England Super Lawyers
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers
  • Who's Who in the World
  • Who's Who in America
  • Who's Who in American Law
  • Best of the U.S.'s List, Best Service Professionals
  • Avvo Rating 10
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • Fellow, American Bar Association
  • Fellow, Massachusetts Bar Association

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Office Information


900 Cummings CenterSuite 207-V Beverly, MA 01915


  • (617) 345-0009

Accepts Credit Cards


Office Hours




  • Author, "Massachusetts Superior Court Civil Practice Manual", Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.
  • Author, "Ethical Lawyering in Massachusetts", Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.
  • Published Articles, Massachusetts Law Review
  • Published Articles, The Best of MCLE Journal
  • Published Articles, Boston Business Journal
  • Published Articles, Massachusetts Bar Association Civil Litigation Section News
  • Published Articles, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
  • Published Articles, The Practical Lawyer
  • Published Articles, Trial Diplomacy Journal
  • Quoted, The Boston Globe
  • Quoted, Bureau of National Affairs
  • Quoted, Financial Planning on Wall Street
  • Quoted, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
  • Quoted, The New York Times
  • Quoted, Securities Week
  • Quoted, The Wall Street Journal

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