Alan Garber has been practicing at Mason & Martin, LLP since 1979 and manages the firm’s litigation department. Alan has extensive experience in both civil and business litigation, including contract, employment, real estate, commercial, construction, probate, divorce, estate, personal injury, and insurance disputes. His clients include individuals, real estate developers, landlords, non-profit organizations, biotech companies, health and human services organizations, and small and medium size businesses.
Alan routinely handles cases in Massachusetts state and federal courts including the Superior Court as well as in the District, Probate, Land, Housing, and Bankruptcy Courts and before various state agencies and municipal regulatory commissions including the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Appellate Tax Board, Planning Boards, Preservation Commissions and Zoning Boards of Appeal. He also represents clients in alternative dispute resolution, including pre-litigation negotiation and mediation, and arbitration proceedings.
Alan is a member of the bar of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. He has been involved in litigation in approximately a dozen states, both in state and federal court, as well as several cases in the United States District Court in the United States Virgin Islands. Those cases have led to his membership in the bars of the Courts of Appeal for the Second, Third and Fifth Circuits and the United States Supreme Court. Alan has also argued appeals before the highest courts in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and West Virginia, and also has a federal bar number in the State of Connecticut.
Outside of the office, Alan enjoys spending his free time in New Hampshire with friends and family.
Bachelor of Arts, University of Massachusetts, Amherst 1973
Juris Doctor, St. Louis University School of Law 1976
United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
United States Court of Appeals, First, Second, Third, and Fifth Circuits
United States Supreme Court
- Family Law
- Landlord Tenant Law
- Criminal Law