The Restorativ Partnership adds Jeff Upton to its team!

Chris Twyman

Chris Twyman·– 05/07/2021 1:53pm

The Restorativ Partnership is pleased to announce that Attorney Jeff Upton has agreed to become a strategic advisor to the organization.

That is two new team members in one day! Is it Friday? Yes, it is Friday!

Jeff has extensive experience advising clients in a broad array of industries including national and local financial institutions, multi-national manufacturers, technology companies, real estate developers, and retailers, wholesalers, and distributors. An experienced strategist and trial attorney, he has tried and won dozens of complex commercial cases in the state and Federal courts, obtaining multiple judgments listed among the ten largest in Massachusetts in the last ten years.  He has litigated numerous disputes involving breaches of contract and business torts; breaches of partnership and shareholder agreements; fiduciary duty claims, including derivative cases; executive compensation disputes; intellectual property rights disputes; unfair competition claims; data security issues; employment matters; fraud claims; significant real estate disputes; construction defect claims; and franchising issues.  Jeff represents major corporations and small family-owned businesses, and their officers and directors, as well as individuals, helping clients successfully resolve deal-related litigation and post-closing disputes.  Jeff also regularly advises clients on risk avoidance strategies in the negotiation and drafting of all manner of agreements, as well as with regard to regulatory and compliance matters outside the context of litigation.

Jeff is rated AV Preeminent, the highest possible rating, by Martindale-Hubbell based upon peer reviews, and has been designated a “Massachusetts Super Lawyer” every year since 2010.  As a partner at Jones Day, one of the largest law firms in the world, Jeff represented foreign and domestic Fortune 500 companies in matters around the country and the world.  Jeff has been appointed as a Special Assistant Attorney General by the Governor of Massachusetts, and has won cases before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and the Appeals Court that have established new law in areas such as successor liability and the rights of minority shareholders.