Edward Fegreus

Managing Attorney

Contact:

(617) 737-9100

ed.fegreus@fegreuslaw.com

Admitted:

Massachusetts

U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

U.S. Court of Appeals First Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court

Ed Fegreus has represented clients for more than 35 years in a wide range of legal matters related to civil litigation, business transactions, real estate, wills and estates.
 
Civil Litigation – Ed has extensive trial experience in the federal and state courts of Massachusetts, having successfully tried a large number of cases to both bench and juries, and has recovered multi-million dollar judgments for his clients. Ed is also a skillful negotiator, helping clients to successfully settled cases and avoid trial or further litigation when appropriate.

Following graduation from law school, Ed clerked for Justice John M. Greaney in the Massachusetts Appeals Court.  Ed also served as a Pretrial Case Conferencer for the Boston Municipal Court for approximately 15 years.
 
Business Transactions – Ed assists clients in the formation and maintenance business entities such as corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and proprietorships. Ed’s services to these businesses include incorporations, contracts, commercial disputes and debt collections.

Ed worked in the General Counsel’s Office of the U.S. Securities And Exchange Commission.
 
Real Estate – Ed assists clients in all aspects of commercial and residential real estate transactions.  Ed has also assisted in converting existing and new buildings to residential, commercial and mixed use condominiums. In addition to studying law, Ed earned a Master’s Degree in City Planning from Harvard University and has considerable experience in regulatory practice before municipal and state agencies and boards. For 12 years, Ed served as a member of the Massachusetts Citizens Advisory Committee to the Old Colony Railroad Rehabilitation Project, Greenbush Line Corridor.
 
Wills and Estates – Ed assists clients with most aspects of estate planning and prepares wills, trusts and related estate planning documents. Ed also assists with guardianships, conservatorships, the probating of estates, and litigation related to the validity of wills and trusts and the proper distribution of estate assets.

Selected Cases

Sullivan v. Boston Gas Company, 414 Mass. 129 (1993).

Nowak v. Tak How Investments, Ltd., 94 F. 3d 708, cert denied 520 U.S. 115, 117 S. Ct. 1333, 137 L. Ed. 2d 493.

In re Larson, 513 F.3d 325 (1st Cir., 2008).

Nickerson v. Lee, 24 Mass. App. Ct. 106 (1997).

Education:

Antioch College, B.A., J.D.

Harvard, M.A.