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James S. Singer, Esq.
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Boston Attorney
James S. Singer, Esq.

Phone: 617.606.3120


Languages: English

An experienced litigator, Jim has assisted numerous clients with construction litigation, commercial collections, landlord/tenant issues, and general business disputes. Prior to joining the firm, Jim had a legal services background and was the supervising attorney at the Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar Association and an associate at a small Boston law firm. Jim is a partner of the firm and is a member of the U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit.

Jim’s successful representation of clients includes:

  • Co-counseled a vigorously contested minority shareholder dispute involving a family and a nationally recognized restaurant chain.
  • Obtaining a substantial settlement, after several days of trial, in a wrongful death action involving a retired woman with no dependants.
  • Represented a franchisee in a claim of a wrongful termination involving the nation’s largest franchiser of the particular industry.
  • Defense of an officer/director of a bank after an FDIC takeover.
  • Obtained an award of multiple damages against an owner in favor of general contractor after successful jury verdict
  • Successful in an multiple arbitration proceeding where sole issue was whether firm’s client had to pay $5 million to seller of real estate based on potential development of property.

When Jim is not practicing law, he enjoys playing basketball and jogging.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Creditors’ Rights
  • Construction Law
  • Landlord / Tenant


  • Massachusetts, 1978
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1979
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1980


  • Northeastern University School of Law
    Boston, Massachusetts
    Juris Doctorate, 1978
  • University of Massachusetts
    Amherst, Massachusetts
    Bachelor of Science, 1974
    Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Associations and Memberships

  • Camp Avoda, Inc. (President, Board of Directors)
  • Massachusetts Bar Association (Member)

Honors and Awards

  • Massachusetts Super Lawyer, Boston Magazine, 2004 – 2013

Classes/Seminars Taught

  • “Owners Should be Aware of Mechanic’s Lien Law”, Bay State Apartment Owner, 1999
  • “Need for ‘Identification’ Under New Massachusetts Mechanic Lien Law”, GSR Newsletter, 1998
  • A Layman’s Guide to Getting Paid: Legal Remedies Available to The Contractor”, Subcontractor and Material Supplier, April, 2007 Seminar Taught with Jim Rudolph, 2007

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Rudolph Friedmann LLP

92 State Street
Boston, MA 02109
United States

Law Firm Contact: James L. Rudolph

Tel: 617.606.3120

Fax: 617.227.0313



Member Since: 1999

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