Merek S. Rubin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Framingham, MA

Rubin Hay PC
 | 205 Newbury Street, Framingham, MA 01701
Phone: 508-656-0943
Fax: 508-879-6803
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004
Licensed Since: 1967
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate
Attorney Profile

A co-founder of Rubin Hay PC, Merek S. Rubin represents clients throughout the Greater Boston area and other parts of Massachusetts. The head of the firm's estate planning group, he focuses his practice primarily on that area, helping high net worth individuals, entrepreneurs, business and real estate owners and executives preserve their wealth and pass their holdings on to future generations. Mr. Rubin endeavors to minimize or eliminate his clients' gift and estate tax exposure through a variety of arrangements such as the creation of grantor or qualified personal residence trusts and other vehicles. He also has experience in probate administration. Mr. Rubin's firm has offices in Framingham and Newton Centre.

Mr. Rubin attended Boston University as an undergraduate, and he received a Bachelor of Science in business administration cum laude in 1964. He then pursued his legal education at Boston University School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1967. Mr. Rubin also holds an LL.M. in taxation from that law school, and he obtained it in 1970. Admitted to practice before all Massachusetts state courts, Mr. Rubin is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the United States Tax Court.

Highly regarded for his knowledge in his practice areas, Mr. Rubin is frequently asked to give presentations on estate and tax planning to groups of attorneys, financial planners, accountants and other professionals. He has been the lead or co-author of several treatises and publications dealing with irrevocable, generation-skipping and dynasty trusts and other estate planning tools. Mr. Rubin has also received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating 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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Estate Planning & Probate (100%): Estate Planning, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Focus Areas

Estate Planning, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2004

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About Merek Rubin

Admitted: 1967, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage: http://www.rubinhay.com/lawyer/Merek-S.-Rubin_cp16013.htm

Honors/Awards:

  • Boston Top Rated Lawyer in Estate Planning by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell
  • Five Star Wealth Manager in Estate Planning
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyer

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States Tax Court
  • United States District, District of Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts Bar

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Contributing author, Legacy: Plan, Protect & Preserve Your Estate (Esperti Peterson Institute)
  • Editor, forms: Irrevocable Trusts: Analysis with Forms, (Warren, Gorham & Lamont)
  • Co-author, Irrevocable Trust Compendium (National Network Incorporated)
  • Author, Dynasty Trust Compendium (National Network Incorporated)
  • Author, Generation Skipping

Educational Background:

  • Boston University, Master of Laws in Taxation (L.L.M.)
  • Boston University, B.S.B.A., cum laude
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Office Location for Merek S. Rubin

205 Newbury Street
Framingham, MA 01701

Phone: 508-656-0943

Fax: 508-879-6803

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Last Updated: 3/14/2019

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