We listen and get to know our clients, their businesses, and their personal circumstances.
We take a practical approach to solving legal problems.
We have decades of experience resolving business disputes and government investigations.
The attorneys at Lovett O’Brien have decades of experience helping clients resolve a wide variety of business disputes, government investigations, and other complicated legal issues. We take a practical approach to solving your legal problems and work collaboratively with you to develop a strategic plan to achieve your goals. Sometimes informal negotiations are the best path forward and other times you need vigorous representation in a court of law or before a government agency. We tailor a legal strategy to fit your needs and budget.
We represent businesses, individuals, and organizations. Clients contact us when they have a serious problem, are under investigation, or are unsure about how to proceed with a legal matter. We get to know our clients, their businesses, and their personal circumstances. We are responsive and discreet. After we have resolved their immediate challenges, clients often return to us to help them plan for avoiding new problems in the future.
Our attorneys have been recognized as leaders in their profession by Boston Magazine "Top Lawyers," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly "Go-To Lawyers," Thomson Reuters "Super Lawyers,"
Martindale-Hubbell, and The Best Lawyers in America.
Bill Lovett and Justin O’Brien worked together for more than fifteen years at Boston law firm Collora LLP (formerly Dwyer & Collora) and at the international law firm Hogan Lovells. They formed Lovett O’Brien to continue providing clients practical, strategic, and effective advice with a flexible, reasonable rate structure.
Bill Lovett brings over twenty-years’ experience representing clients in complex civil and criminal matters. An experienced trial lawyer, his practice focuses on a wide range of complex financial and regulatory issues that include representing clients in a variety of state and federal investigations and enforcement matters. As an accountant and former federal prosecutor, Bill is well positioned to provide timely and practical advice to clients whether it be in the boardroom or courtroom. Learn more about Bill Lovett
Justin O’Brien brings a range and depth of business law experience and sound judgment to each client's challenges. He tackles business matters of all shapes and sizes from “bet the company” litigation and investigations for Fortune 500 corporations to governance issues for startup partnerships. He applies this range of legal experience, and a background in politics, government, and public affairs, to shape the most pragmatic response to any legal dilemma. Learn more about Justin O’Brien
Jody Newman is an employment lawyer, independent investigator, and mediator with more than 35 years’ experience in resolving workplace disputes and investigating bias and sexual misconduct cases across workplaces and college campuses. Jody is a tenacious and passionate advocate with a record of resolving the most entrenched and contentious employment disputes, as well as an insightful mediator and independent investigator focused on getting to the truth of discrimination and other misconduct claims. Learn more about Jody Newman
Arianna Medina Ralic brings a deep background in high stakes investigations and litigation to each new client matter. She advises clients in white collar criminal defense, litigation, and internal investigations across a wide range of legal issues, industries, legal regimes, and jurisdictions. Arianna has extensive experience representing clients in matters involving various forms of alleged fraud, securities violations, and financial services misconduct. Learn more about Arianna Medina Ralic
Ben Ashenburg works with clients to resolve legal challenges effectively and efficiently. His experience spans a wide range from trade secret and intellectual property cases to insurance and trust and estate matters. Ben has also represented clients pro bono on matters concerning Social Security benefits, immigration and political asylum, and sealing criminal records. Learn more about Ben Ashenburg
Lovett O'Brien attorneys have represented and advised clients in a wide range of matters. We understand the rules and procedures of the courts, alternative dispute resolution forums, and government agencies. We have an extensive network of contacts in government, across industries, and in legal practice in all areas throughout the country. Whatever your legal challenge, we have the experience to guide you to a solution.