Trying and Settling Cases Since 1987

Business & Securities Litigation  |  Criminal Defense  |  Academic & Student Misconduct Defense 
Regulatory Proceedings  |  Domestic Relations / Family Law  |  Probate Litigation / Estate Disputes 

Beverly Attorneys

Representing Clients in Massachusetts & New York

Individuals and businesses who become involved in legal disputes require counsel with the skills, knowledge and experience necessary to advocate effectively for them. Gelb & Gelb LLP since its founding in 1987 has built a strong reputation for its vigorous and cost-effective representation of its clients in civil litigation, criminal defense, regulatory proceedings, and student misconduct cases. Gelb & Gelb LLP is experienced in handling cases involving complex factual and legal issues, many of which require managing voluminous documents and electronically stored information.

An Experienced Litigation Team

Gelb & Gelb LLP is a boutique law firm composed of skilled and aggressive trial lawyers. We regularly litigate complex matters against large corporations represented by large law firms, as well as defend clients in criminal prosecutions and regulatory enforcement proceedings initiated by state and federal governmental agencies. We are adept at investigating facts, analyzing legal issues, preparing pleadings, arguing motions, conducting depositions, and trying cases.

Gelb & Gelb LLP has represented numerous clients who are parties to civil litigation, criminal prosecutions, regulatory proceedings and student misconduct hearings. Our attorneys have tried over 150 cases combined, and have developed the knowledge and skills necessary to forumulate a cost effective strategy for clients.

We are prepared to provide the legal services within our practice areas that you need. Discuss your case with our team by contacting us online or calling (877) 867-0034.

Our areas of practice include:

  • Business Litigation. We work with both individuals and companies in various cases, including breaches of contract, breaches of fiduciary duties, intentional torts, restrictive covenant agreements, and shareholder and partnership disputes.
  • Securities Litigation. Our team represents clients who are parties to sensitive and high-stakes securities matters, including clients in financial services such as registered representatives of broker-dealers, registered agents of investment advisers, insurance agents, accountants, and corporate directors and officers.
  • Criminal Defense. Gelb & Gelb LLP defends clients against criminal charges in both state and federal court. Gelb & Gelb LLP represents clients prosecuted for both white-collar criminal offenses (including securities fraud, bank fraud, mail and wire fraud, tax evasion, and intellectual property theft), and general criminal offenses (including violent crimes, firearms offenses, drug charges, operating under the influence (OUI), and sexual assault).
  • Regulatory Proceedings. Our team regularly represents individuals and businesses before state and federal administrative and regulatory agencies in various matters (including financial services and health care).
  • Student & Academic Misconduct. Gelb & Gelb LLP represents both students and teachers defending allegations of misconduct and academic disciplinary proceedings at the high school, college, and graduate school levels at various universities. We have extensive experience defending students and faculty accused of sexual assault and harassment (Title IX), as well as individuals accused of academic integrity violations such as plagiarism and cheating.
  • Probate Litigation / Estate Disputes. We work with administrators, executors, beneficiaries, and heirs to efficiently resolve disputes surrounding the settling of a loved one’s estate. Our services also include support for personal representatives as well as assistance in pursuing and defending against Will contests and Trust litigation .
  • Domestic Relations / Family Law. We represent individuals in divorce and post-divorce matters, including property division, custody, support and modification issues.

Our knowledge of electronic discovery and evidence enables us to represent our clients aggressively and efficiently. As necessary, we consult with highly skilled experts and litigation support professionals with whom we have built long-term relationships. We work closely as a team with each other, our clients, and our experts and vendors to develop and implement legal strategies for achieving our clients’ goals.

Why Clients Choose Us

A strong reputation in the legal community along with a commitment to helping others. 

Our Beverly attorneys’ skills and reputations have been recognized by the legal community, including the following:

  • Massachusetts and New England Super Lawyers® and the Top 100 Lawyers in Massachusetts list.
  • Avvo Rating of 10.0 “Superb”
  • AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • The Best Lawyers in America®
  • Boston Magazine’s “Top Attorneys of 2021”
  • America’s Top 100 Bet-The-Company Litigators

We value our relationships with our clients and strive to meet the highest standards of service, communication, and transparency. Our team will get to know you, your concerns and your individual situation. We examine all aspects of your case and will answer any questions you have about your rights and legal options. Our tactical and comprehensive approach to complicated matters provide our clients with a feeling of confidence in our services.

About Beverly

Beverly was originally a part of Salem, Massachusetts. It was first settled in 1626 by members of the Dorchester Company. Since then, Beverly has grown into a vibrant community with a population of 42,062. Beverly is known as the “Birthplace of the American Revolution” because it is the site of the first cotton mill. Beverly was also the location of one of the first Sunday schools in the United States. Beverly has a wide variety of places to see and things to do, including David S. Lynch Memorial Park, The Larcom Performing Arts Theatre, Long Hill and the Sedgwick Gardens, Baker’s Island, and Independence Park, which is the park where Captain John Glover read the Declaration of Independence for locals on July 17, 1776.

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Committed to Your Needs

We do everything possible to make sure your best interests are at the forefront of everything we do. We are honored by how many clients have placed their trust and confidence in our firm.

  • Business  Litigation
    Business Litigation
    Conflicts and disputes can sometimes be unavoidable when running a business. When your company suffers damages or is accused of harming another person or entity, you need capable legal representation that will do everything possible to protect your interests.
  • Securities Litigation
    Securities Litigation
    Securities conflicts are often delicate, highly sensitive affairs that can result in significant financial loss or severe reputational damage if mishandled. Effectively adjudicating these matters involves a deep understanding of the complex regulatory laws.
  • Criminal Defense
    Criminal Defense
    When you are charged with a crime, you need legal representation that will do everything possible to protect your interests. Our Beverly criminal defense lawyers at Gelb & Gelb LLP have over 30 years of experience representing our clients in state and federal courtrooms.
  • Regulatory Proceedings
    Regulatory Proceedings
    Gelb & Gelb LLP represents individuals and businesses before state and federal regulatory agencies and licensing authorities. We appreciate that clients’ top priority is protecting their livelihoods, especially when they have spent years establishing their reputations.
  • Academic & Student Misconduct Defense
    Academic & Student Misconduct Defense
    When a student or faculty member is charged with academic dishonesty or any type of criminal offense, they are generally subject to internal administrative disciplinary proceedings to investigate whether the institution’s code of conduct was violated and whether sanctions are necessary. These proceedings can jeopardize your professional reputation, career, and enrollment and should be taken extremely seriously.
  • Domestic Relations / Family Law
    Domestic Relations / Family Law
    At Gelb & Gelb LLP, we strive to make difficult and complex family matters manageable for our clients. We represent clients in Massachusetts courts when they're facing even the most complex family law issues.
  • Probate Litigation / Estate Disputes
    Probate Litigation / Estate Disputes
    In an ideal world, probate would be a simple process. After a loved one passes away, you would review the terms of their estate plan, inventory their assets, and disperse their property in accordance with their final wishes.