Employment Attorney for C-Level Executives

Robert A. Adelson is a corporate, tax and executive employment attorney, who has counseled and represented a wide range of C-level, VP and other senior executives as his clients for over 25 years. His practice is national, working with executives not only in Massachusetts and the Northeast, but also in California, Texas, Florida and all around the US, as well as in diverse fields including biotechnology and various life sciences, software, e-commerce and various tech fields, financial services and other industries.  His website www.ExecutiveEmploymentAttorney.com  is focused on his executive employment work, including representative cases and client testimonials.  He has also written more than 30 articles published by CEOWorld magazine. The cases at his website and published articles cover topics of his daily work including negotiations over job offers, employment agreements, retention agreements and separation agreements, structuring executive compensation and tax favored equity, responding to issues of wrongful termination or other legal issues faced by the senior executive. He also writes his own monthly newsletter, Business Law Newsletter, that you can receive by emailing him at rob@attorneyadelson.com

As an executive employment attorney, Rob not only offers deep contracts and employment law experience, but using his advanced tax law training, he seamlessly covers critical tax issues and opportunities.  Additionally, although his work today is overwhelmingly representing executives, Rob brings deep knowledge of early-stage companies, from prior years when that too was a work focus. From 2009 to 2019, Rob was Chair of Boston Entrepreneurs Network (www.boston-enet.org).  In 2016, he received the IEEE USA professional achievement award for “extreme dedication to the IEEE entrepreneurial community”.  Rob started his career in New York City, as an associate at mega law firms Dewey Ballantine and later Weil Gotshal & Manges. After returning home to Boston, he was partner at small and midsize Boston law firms, most recently 2004 to 2020 at Engel & Schultz, LLP.  When its senior partners retired, Rob formed his current firm Adelson & Associates, effective 1/1/2021, in Boston’s Financial District.  He holds degrees B.A (Phi Beta Kappa), Boston University; J.D. (Law Review), Northwestern University; LL.M. in Taxation, New York University. He is a member of the bar in Massachusetts and New York.

Consult Boston Executive Employment Attorney

To consult Attorney Robert Adelson regarding issues related to executive employment issues such as employment contract review and negotiations, compensation package including stock options and RSUs, change of control agreement, severance package, and wrongful termination, please email rob@attorneyadelson.com or call 617-875-8665.