Alvin S. Nathanson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Boston, MA

Nathanson & Goldberg, P.C.
 | 183 State St, 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02109
Phone: 617-210-4810
Fax: 617-210-4824
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006, 2008 - 2015
Licensed Since: 1966
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (60%),
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Construction Litigation: Business (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    As the senior partner of the Nathanson & Goldberg PC law firm in Boston, Massachusetts, attorney Alvin S. Nathanson offers unmatched representation to clients throughout the Boston metro region and across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts with all of their legal needs involving any of the following:

    • General civil litigation and appeals
    • Business law
    • Contract drafting, negotiation and litigation, including government contracts
    • Commercial and residential real estate transactions and leasing
    • Landlord-tenant disputes
    • Foreclosures
    • Plaintiff personal injury claims
    • Personal injury defense
    • Toxic torts
    • Construction law
    • Family law
    • Estate planning

    A 1963 cum laude graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Mr. Nathanson obtained his Juris Doctor from Cornell Law School in 1966 and his license to practice from the Massachusetts Bar Association that same year. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

    Over the course of his long and distinguished career, Mr. Nathanson has achieved notable success advocating on behalf of his clients' rights and interests both inside and outside the courtroom, and he has extensive experience representing lenders and financial institutions with all aspects of mortgage document preparation and title searches. Recognized for his impeccable professionalism and exceptional legal abilities, he holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell.

    Highly knowledgeable in many areas of the law, Mr. Nathanson has published numerous articles on a variety of topics related to construction law, mechanic's liens, collections issues and remedies, and other subjects. He is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and the South Middlesex Bar Association, and he is a life fellow with the Massachusetts Bar Foundation.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 60%Civil Litigation: Defense
    • 20%Business Litigation
    • 20%Construction Litigation: Business


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    Super Lawyers: 2006, 2008 - 2015

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    About Alvin Nathanson

    Admitted: 1966, Massachusetts

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    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts  
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
    • Massachusetts, 1966
    • Bay State Lodge, Framingham, Massachusetts, President, 1973 - 1974  
    • Temple Beth Sholom, Framingham, Massachusetts, President, 1983 - 1985
    • South Middlesex Bar Association, Member
    • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • "Collecting from Tenants in Massachusetts," Contributing Author, Reference Manual, Heritage Publishing Co., 1997
    • "Mechanics Lien Law and Strategies in Massachusetts," Contributing Author, Reference Manual, National Business Institute, 1997
    • "Construction Payment Remedies in Massachusetts,", National Business Institute, 1998
    • "Mechanics Lien Law and Strategies in Massachusetts,", National Business Institute, 1998
    • "Mechanics Lien Law and Strategies in Massachusetts,", National Business Institute, 1999
    • "Massachusetts Construction Law: What Do You Do When...?", National Business Institute, 2000
    • "Massachusetts Construction Lien Law,", Lorman Educational Services, 2002  

    Educational Background:

    • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, B.A., Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Honors: With Honors in History, 1963
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    Office Location for Alvin S. Nathanson

    183 State St
    5th Floor
    Boston, MA 02109

    Phone: 617-210-4810

    Fax: 617-210-4824

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