Kurt Kusiak

Kurt Kusiak

  • Business Law, Probate
  • Massachusetts
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Summary

Kurt Kusiak is a graduate of Trinity College (B.A. Honors thesis in economics, 1984) and Boston University School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 1991) where he was a member of the Law Review, a Liacos Distinguished Scholar, and winner of the American Jurisprudence Award for excellence in trial advocacy. Following law school, Kurt was a law clerk for the Hon. A David Mazzone, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts. Kurt then worked as a trial lawyer for Ropes & Gray and Todd & Weld. Each year since 2004, Law & Politics has recognized Kurt as a Massachusetts Super Lawyer in its annual list published in Boston Magazine. Only 5% of the lawyers in Massachusetts are awarded that designation. Kurt has also been listed in Best Lawyers in America®, a highly esteemed, national peer review guide of attorneys, since 2013. Kurt has successfully tried numerous cases in the federal and state courts of Massachusetts and New Hampshire and in other federal courts throughout the United States. He has extensive experience litigating complex business, corporate, and partnership disputes, including those involving breakups, intellectual property rights, freeze outs, breaches of fiduciary duty, misappropriation of trade secrets, negotiation of employment, non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, and many various types of contract disputes. He has represented numerous corporate officers and directors in matters involving securities-related claims and investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office, and other government entities. Over the past 20 years, Kurt has also developed a substantial practice representing clients in trust & estate / probate litigation matters. He has represented both trustees and beneficiaries in many trust-related claims involving allegations of negligence, malpractice, breach of fiduciary duties, lack of testamentary capacity, undue influence, theft of trust funds and will conte

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Probate
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Massachusetts
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1st Circuit
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4th Circuit
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11th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Education
Boston University School of Law
J.D. | Law
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Honors: Law Review, Magna Cum Laude, Liacos Distinguished Scholar, and winner of the American Jurisprudence Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy
Activities: Law Review
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Awards
Trust & Estates Litigation
Best Lawyers in America
Kurt has also been listed in Best Lawyers in America®, a highly esteemed, national peer review guide of attorneys, since 2013.
Massachusetts Super Lawyer every year since 2004
Law & Politics
Each year since 2004, Law & Politics has recognized Kurt as a Massachusetts Super Lawyer in its annual list published in Boston Magazine. Only 5% of the lawyers in Massachusetts are awarded that designation.
Publications
Articles & Publications
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Gaining the Advantage in Close Corporation Disputes
Massachusetts Law Review
Gaining the Advantage in Close Corporation Disputes
Massachusetts Law Review
LLP Liability Issues
MCLE Business Litigation Conference
Speaking Engagements
Understanding Rule 4.2, Boston Business Litigation, Boston, MA
MCLE
Business Litigation Review, Boston Business Litigation, Boston, MA
MCLE
Business Litigation Review, Boston Business Litigation, Boston, MA
MCLE
Understanding Rule 4.2, Boston Business Litigation, Boston, MA
MCLE
LLP Liability Issues, Boston Business Litigation Conference, Boston, MA
MCLE
Contact & Map
Fitch Law Partners LLP
One Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108
USA
Telephone: (617) 542-5542