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George C. Deptula

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Alternative Dispute Resolution Attorney in Boston, MA

Furman Gregory Deptula, LLC
4 13th Street, Suite 2
Boston, MA 02129
Phone: 617-702-4900
Fax: 207-391-1529
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004, 2006 - 2015, 2017 - 2021
Licensed in Massachusetts Since: 1973
Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution (30%), Business Litigation (20%), Construction Litigation: Business (20%), Family Law (10%), General Litigation (10%), Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

George C. Deptula handles a variety of matters as a partner at Furman Gregory, LLC. Working on both litigation and transactions, he represents people and businesses throughout the eastern part of Massachusetts from the firm’s offices in Boston. Admitted to practice in Massachusetts since 1973, Mr. Deptula is also admitted to practice in the District of Columbia as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the Supreme Court of the United States. 

Mr. Deptula majored in government at Harvard University and received a Bachelor of Arts in 1970. He then enrolled at Boston University School of Law, and while he was there, he was an editor on the Boston University Law Review before obtaining his Juris Doctor in 1973. After graduating, Mr. Deptula moved to Washington, D.C., where he practiced public interest law for several years before returning to Massachusetts. He has been with his current firm since 2009.

In his commercial litigation practice, Mr. Deptula has represented both plaintiffs and defendants that are parties to a variety of controversies. His cases have involved construction law, environmental matters, partner and shareholder disputes, and contract breaches. In addition to his courtroom appearances, Mr. Deptula has helped many of these clients come to an accord on these issues through mediation and settlement agreement negotiations.

Mr. Deptula’s litigation experience has additionally encompassed claims of malpractice involving attorneys, medical professionals, accountants, architects, and engineers, and he has also worked on personal injury matters and cases based on employment and family law. His general business background has included entity formation, regulatory compliance, and mergers and acquisitions. An indication of the overall high quality of his work in all these endeavors, Mr. Deptula is AV Preeminent* peer-review rated through Martindale-Hubbell.

*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
  • 30%Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • 20%Business Litigation
  • 20%Construction Litigation: Business
  • 10%Family Law
  • 10%General Litigation
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Construction Defects, Divorce, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Litigation, Medical Malpractice

Selections

16 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2004, 2006 - 2015, 2017 - 2021

About George C. Deptula

First Admitted: 1973, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage: http://fgd-law.com/fgd-team/george-c-deptula/

Honors/Awards

  • , Massachusetts "Super Lawyers" Designation-Multiple years through 2018

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice
  • Boston, Massachusetts, District of Columbia and American Bar Associations
  • American Association for Justice
  • District of Columbia, 1977
  • Massachusetts, 1973

Educational Background

  • Harvard University, A.B., Government, 1970
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Office Location for George C. Deptula

4 13th Street
Suite 2
Boston, MA 02129

Phone: 617-702-4900

Fax: 207-391-1529

Last Updated: 6/15/2021

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