Eric S. Brainsky

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Seekonk, MA

Brainsky Levinson, LLC
 | 1547 Fall River Avenue, Suite 3
Seekonk, MA 02771
Phone: 508-893-4769
Fax: 508-557-1905
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2015
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (60%),
  • Land Use/Zoning (20%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Eric S. Brainsky is the founding partner of Brainsky Levinson, LLC, in Seekonk, Massachusetts. Mr. Brainsky focuses his practice on business and corporate litigation as well as land use and zoning matters, serving clients throughout the state of Massachusetts.

    Mr. Brainsky has more than 14 years of experience handling a wide variety of cases at all stages of litigation. He has experience with cases involving asset recovery, constitutional matters, construction disputes, contracts, corporate disputes, defamation, fraud, partnerships and real estate. Over the course of his career, he has been involved in many significant reported cases and has litigated at the trial and appellate levels.

    Honored for his success, the American Society of Legal Advocates selected Mr. Brainsky’s name for inclusion among the “top 40 under 40” litigation attorneys in Massachusetts in 2017. Boston magazine also recognized him in 2015 for his numerous accomplishments.

    Before founding his firm, Mr. Brainsky gained legal experience by working for several years at two private law firms in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Outside of running his practice, he enjoys staying involved in the legal community and is a member of the Rhode Island Bar Association and the Federal Bench-Bar Committee for the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island.

    Mr. Brainsky earned a bachelor’s degree in wildlife biology and management from the University of Rhode Island and received his law degree from Roger Williams University School of Law. He holds an active license to practice law in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.

    Practice Areas
    • 60%Business Litigation
    • 20%Land Use/Zoning
    • 10%Business/Corporate
    • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff


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    Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2015

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    About Eric Brainsky

    Admitted: 2006, Massachusetts

    Professional Webpage:


    • Top Attorneys in New England , Superlawyers , 2019
    • Omicron Delta Kappa Fraternity, University of Rhode Island
    • National Leadership Honors Societies, University of Rhode Island
    • Moot Court, Roger Williams School of Law
    • Golden Key International, University of Rhode Island
    • Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, University of Rhode Island
    • First Annual Roger Williams School of Law Leadership Award and Scholarship, Roger Williams School of Law
    • Student Bar Association, Roger Williams School of Law
    • Top Attorneys in Massachusetts Rising Starts, Boston Magazine, November 2015
    • Top 40 Under 40 Litigation Attorneys in Massachusetts for 2017
    • Super Lawyers is a registered trademark of Thomson Reuters
    • Named as a 2015 Rising Star by Massachusetts Super Lawyers
    • Named as 2015 Top Attorneys-New England’s Outstanding Young Lawyers

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Rhode Island Federal District Bench Bar Committee , 2020
    • United States Supreme Court
    • First Circuit Court of Appeals
    •  Massachusetts State and Federal District Court
    • Rhode Island State and Federal District Court
    • Rhode Island Federal Bench Bar Committee
    • Rhode Island Bar Association


    • 320 Fall River, LLC et al v. Town Seekonk Board of Assessors, 93 Mass.App.Ct. 1104 (2018), 2018
    • Jury Verdict:  $1,200,000 against the Town of Johnston, RI. Where the Town of Johnston's illicity discharge of municipal sewage through a private sewer line damaged a 62 unit low and moderate income housing development, we secured a jury verdict in the amount of $1,200,000 against the Town. , 2019
    • Sand Trace, LLC v. Town of Smithfield, PC 09-1768 (R.I. Super. Ct. January 6, 2010, J.Lanphear), 2010
    • Jury Verdict: $291,750.00 against the City of East Providence.  In a case where the City of East Providence's failure to maintain and repair its drainage system caused catastrophic damage to Our Client's property, we secured a jury verdict in the amount of $291,750 against the City. The case also made law in RI in that the City was not immune from suit or protected by the statutory cap on municipal liability because the Court ruled the City was engaged in a proprietary function when it caused the damage. , 2014
    • Costa Development, LLC v. Pyers, 2012 WL 3144479 (M.A. Land Court, August 2, 2012), 2012
    • Redwood Realty II, LLC et al v. Town of Cumberland, PC 08-1185, 1186, 1187 (R.I. Super. Ct. March 16, 2011, J.McGuirl), 2011
    • David F. Miller, et al v. Metropolitan et al, PC 06-3336 (R.I. Super. Ct. September 7, 2010, J.Carnes), 2010
    • Michael West et al v. McDonald, et al. 18 A.3d 526 (R.I. 2011), 2011
    • Najas Realty, LLC v. Seekonk Water District et al., 821, F.3d 134 (1st Cir. 2016), 2016
    • Najas Realty, LLC et al v. The Seekonk Water District, et al., 68 F.Supp.3d 246 (D.Mass. 2014), 2014
    • Sao Realty Co., Inc. v. City of East Providence, PC 2013-1125 (R.I. Super. Ct., April 28, 2014, J.Procaccini), 2014
    • Peterborough Oil, LLC v. Massachusetts Department of Env. Protection, 474 Mass. 443 (Mass. 2016), 2016

    Educational Background:

    • University of Rhode Island: B.S. in Wildlife Biology and Management, 2002
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    Office Location for Eric S. Brainsky

    1547 Fall River Avenue
    Suite 3
    Seekonk, MA 02771

    Phone: 508-893-4769

    Fax: 508-557-1905

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    Last Updated: 4/26/2021

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