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Gail Kleven Gelb, Esquire

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Massachusetts Lawyer & Co-Founder of Gelb & Gelb LLP

Gail Kleven Gelb, a co-founder and the managing partner of Gelb & Gelb LLP, is a member of the bars of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. She graduated from Brandeis University (B.A.), Boston University (M.U.A) and Suffolk University Law School (J.D.).

Areas of Practice

Ms. Gelb represents clients in federal and state court litigation and arbitration. She concentrates in the areas of probate and family law, employment, and closely held corporation, family business, and partnership disputes.


Ms. Gelb has been practicing law since 1983. She is experienced in complex trials in Superior Court and Probate Court. She has been the managing partner of Gelb & Gelb LLP since the firm’s founding in 1987, and brings a business person's perspective to her cases.


Ms. Gelb has the highest rating from the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory (“AV”). She was listed in the Massachusetts Super Lawyers in the Domestic Relations practice area.

Professional Affiliations

Ms. Gelb's professional activities involve ethical issues. She has served as a Hearing Committee member of the Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers.

She is a life Member of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation, a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association (Civil Litigation and Family Law Sections). Ms. Gelb is also a member of the Walnut Hill School Board of Visitors.

Ms. Gelb has served as a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association Family Law Section Council, the Massachusetts Bar Association Family Law Section Committee to Improve the Probate and Family Court, and the Massachusetts Bar Association Child Support Guidelines Committee. She served as Vice-Chairperson for the Public Relations and Speakers Committee of the Family Law Section Council of the Massachusetts Bar Association. Ms. Gelb was a member of the Financial Decision Subcommittee of the Governor's Special Commission on Divorce.

Trusted & Honored

  • America's Top 100
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • Super Lawyers
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Mata Member Masschusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • Massachusetts Bar Foundation
  • Massachusetts Bar Assocation
  • Fellow LItigation Counsel of America
  • AV Rated Preeminent
  • America's Top 100 2019
  • Best Lawyers 2023
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Foundation Proud Fellow
  • Best Lawyers 2024

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