Robert C. Boutwell

Robert C. Boutwell

Location:
Boston, Massachusetts
Phone:
617-542-5542
Fax:
617-542-1542
E-mail:

Robert C. Boutwell joined Fitch Law Partners LLP in 2013 after spending the previous three years at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York City.  Rob concentrates his practice in the representation of clients in complex civil litigation, business litigation, real estate litigation, white-collar criminal matters, and government investigations. 

In 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018, Rob was named a Rising Star in the area of Business Litigation in the “Massachusetts Super Lawyers” list published by Thomson Reuters. The Rising Star award is limited to 2.5% of lawyers in Massachusetts under the age of 40 who have been practicing for less than 10 years.

Rob has represented clients in a wide variety of business disputes, frequently involving allegations of fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, and unfair business practices.  Rob has drafted and argued numerous motions in state and federal court, including successfully arguing a motion in limine to exclude $8.9 Million in alleged lost profit or investment damages in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.  Rob has also represented corporations and individuals in white collar matters, including with respect to investigations by the United States Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office.  

Rob graduated with a B.A. in Government from Harvard University in 2006. He received his J.D. from The University of Virginia School of Law in 2010, where he was the recipient of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Trial Advocacy Award, and he served as the Executive Editor of the Journal of Law and Politics.  In his third year of law school, Rob worked as an intern with the Madison County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office, trying cases pursuant to a third-year practice certificate from the Virginia Bar and under the supervision of members of the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office.  Since graduation, Rob has served as Class Gift Vice Chair for the UVA Law Class of 2010 for each year’s Annual Giving Campaign.