Donald J. Gentile

Donald J. Gentile

Attorney Contact Info:

Phone: 617.439.4990
Fax: 617.439.3987
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Professional Bio:

Bar Admissions:
Massachusetts, 2008
U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 2008
U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 2008
New York, 2011

Suffolk University Law School, Boston, MA J.D. (magna cum laude) - 2008
Law Review: Suffolk University Law Review, 2006 - 2008
Suffolk University, Boston, MA, Business Management (summa cum laude)

Professional Associations & Memberships:
Boston Bar Association

Donald Gentile is an associate at Lawson & Weitzen, LLP. Mr. Gentile represents commercial clients in all areas of business litigation. His practice includes representing private companies in business disputes and real estate developers in land use litigation and appeals. Mr. Gentile has represented clients in matters before the First Circuit Court of Appeals, Supreme Judicial Court, and Massachusetts Court of Appeals and has also represented creditors and debtors in complex chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in Massachusetts, New York, Delaware, and Florida. He has also represented financial institutions, private equity firms, and technology companies in various transactional matters including asset sales, stock sales, and financings.

Mr. Gentile graduated magna cum laude from Suffolk University Law School and was an editor of the Suffolk University Law Review. He has published scholarly articles on various topics including securities fraud, tax law, and bankruptcy litigation. Prior to joining Lawson & Weitzen, LLP, Mr. Gentile was an associate at Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP and Denner Pellegrino, LLP.

"Critical Vendor Motions After Kmart", Co-Author, American Bankruptcy Institute Northeast Conference Materials, 2009

"Tax-Law – Railroads May Not Challenge a State’s Valuation Methodologies for Ad Valorum Tax Purposes Under the 4-R Act – CSX Transportation, Inc. v. State Board of Equalization", Suffolk University Law Review, 2008

"Securities Law – Primary-Violator Liability Under 10b-5 Applies to Outside Business Partners in Suits Brought by Shareholders – Simpson v. AOL Time Warner, Inc.", Suffolk University Law Review, 2007

Areas of Practice:

Commercial Litigation, Real Estate Developers and Land Use Litigation and Appeals, White Collar Crime, Transactional Practice, Business Litigation

Attorney Gentile was named a Super Lawyers® Rising Star for the following years:

Attorney Gentile was named a Rising Star from Super Lawyers in 2018Attorney Gentile was named a Rising Star from Super Lawyers in 2016 Attorney Gentile was named a Rising Star from Super Lawyers Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2014