Richard D. Vetstein, Esq. is a nationally recognized real estate attorney. He has been quoted or featured in the Wall Street Journal’s SmartMoney.com, Bloomberg News, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Associated Press, Boston Globe, Realty Times, NuWire Investor, the American Bar Association Journal, Lawyers Weekly USA, and Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. Rich was recently selected as one of Inman News’ 100 Most Influential in Real Estate.
Experienced Real Estate and Business Counsel
Mr. Vetstein has represented clients in hundreds of lawsuits and disputes involving business, real estate, construction, condominium, zoning, environmental, banking and financial services, employment, and personal injury law.
In real estate matters, Mr. Vetstein handles residential and commercial transactions and closings. In land use, zoning, and licensing matters, Mr. Vetstein offers his clients an inside perspective as a former board member of the Sudbury Zoning Board of Appeals. Mr. Vetstein has an active real estate litigation practice, and was a former outside claims counsel for a national title company.
Drawing on his own business degree and experience, Mr. Vetstein assists his business clients with new business start ups, acquisitions, sales, contract, employment issues, trademarks, and succession planning. Mr. Vetstein also litigates, arbitrates and mediates a wide variety of commercial disputes.
Suffolk University Law School, J.D., 1997Top 10% class rank Law Review Clerk, Federal District Court Judge William G. Young.
Miami (Ohio) University in Oxford, OH, B.S. in Mass Communication/Media Management with a minor in Marketing, 1994Account Executive, Laws, Hall & Associates, Molson Breweries in Toronto, Canada. Sigma Alpha Mu. Fraternity Men’s Volleyball Team
Rich is active in his community, local philanthropies and bar associations, which provides him with the opportunity to give back, volunteer and connect with his colleagues and peers.Sudbury Zoning Board of Appeals, 2000-2009 Sudbury Earth Removal Board, 2000-2009 Chair, Technology Committee, Real Estate Bar Association Past Chair/Current Member, Combined Jewish Philanthropies’ Young Lawyers Group Leadership Fellow, Leadership Metrowest Academy, 2009 Metrowest Lunch Chapter, BNI Past Board Member for the Corridor 9 Chamber of Commerce’s HYPE 9 (Helping Young Professionals Engage Corridor 9) Metrowest Chamber of Commerce.
Rich is a life-long Metrowest, Massachusetts resident and now resides in Sudbury with his wife and two children. When not practicing law, Rich enjoys playing golf, pick-up basketball, and following the Celtics, Red Sox and Patriots.
With his marketing and business background, Rich is an early adopter of social media marketing which he uses regularly in his practice and business development efforts.