Jeff Loeb focuses on real estate and business litigation.
He is also Chair of the firm’s Real Estate and Title Litigation Practice Group. He has been admitted pro hac vice in the United States District Court for the Districts of New Jersey and New Hampshire, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Districts of Connecticut, Delaware, New Hampshire, Ohio and Rhode Island, and state courts in New Jersey and Florida. He has argued appeals in both state and federal courts.
Awards & Honors
- Named a “New England Super Lawyer” by Thomson Reuters, 2005, 2006 and 2008-2021.
- Named a “Top Lawyer” by Boston Magazine, 2021
- Named a Top Rated Lawyer in Business, Commercial, Real Estate Law and Insurance Law by Martindale-Hubbell, 2015.
- ReadyCap Lending, LLC v. Alexander, Land Court 17 Misc 000384 (Jan. 19, 2018) (prevailed in a matter of first impression involving the Homestead statute where the Court held that the current version of the statute applies even though the homestead was recorded prior to its enactment)
- Bevilacqua v. Rodriguez, 460 Mass 762 (2011) (represented post defective foreclosure purchaser of property; successfully reaffirmed rule that a defective foreclosure deed operates as an assignment of the mortgage)
- Solans v. McMenimen, 80 Mass.App.Ct. 178 (2011) (represented a lender in a dispute over the priority of liens in a case where the Court found that a real estate attachment was broad enough to reach an unrecorded interest in property)
- Cummings Properties, LLC v. Kathleen Dwyer, Chapter 7 Trustee of Admetric Biochem, 284 BR 1 (2002) (successfully represented the Chapter 7 Trustee in a dispute with the debtor’s former landlord in a dispute over the enforceability of a liquidated damages clause which the Court found to be unenforceable)
- Perez v. First Option Mortgage Corp., MA Bankruptcy 08-40693-JBR, Adv Proc. No. 08-4081, 2008 WL 4164372 (successfully represented lender in obtaining dismissal of adversary proceeding on the grounds that the Court lacked subject matter jurisdiction)
- Albion v. YMCA Camp Letts, 171 F.3d 1 (1999) (obtained dismissal of admiralty claim on the grounds of lack of personal jurisdiction over the Defendant)
- Daka, Inc. v. Service America Corp., 201 F.3d 426 (1998) (prevailed on summary judgment in a breach of contract action which finding was affirmed on appeal)
- Marsman v.Nasca, 30 Mass.App.Ct. 789 (1991) (successfully represented family member against a claim that a fiduciary relationship existed creating a constructive trust)
- Cassell v. Mueller, 1992 Mass.App.Div. 178 (successfully represented employer in a claim brought by former employee for unpaid commissions)
Articles & Talks
- Co-author of the chapter on appeals from the District Court in MCLE’s publication on appellate practice and procedure. Lectured on Chapter 93A (the Massachusetts consumer protection act) at MCLE’s annual Practical Skills Seminar. Frequent lecturer and contributor for continuing legal education programs run by the Massachusetts Bar Association, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (“MCLE”), and the Real Estate Bar Association.
- Boston College Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1985
- Yale University, B.A., 1982
- U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
- U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals (1st Circuit)
- U.S. Tax Court
Outside the Office
- Coach (1993-2008) of Ipswich Youth Soccer
- Member of the Board of Directors of the North Shore YMCA (2013-2017 and 2018-present); President of the Ipswich YMCA (2013-2017)
- Member of the Ipswich School Committee from 1995 to 2013; served as Chair from 1999-2001, 2006 to 2007, 2009 to 2010, and 2011 to 2012; member of the Building Committee that oversaw the construction of Ipswich’s High School/Middle School
- Father of 3 children. Lives in Ipswich, MA with his wife Debbie.