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Tristan Colangelo

Tristan P. Colangelo


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Tristan represents individuals and companies in complex business litigation. He has handled matters in state and federal courts as well as various administrative boards. His cases have included contract disputes, claims of breach of fiduciary duty, non-solicitation and non-compete agreements, fraud, and civil claims under the RICO statute. Tristan has also defended attorneys against ethical charges brought by the Office of Bar Counsel, and represented a variety of professionals facing malpractice suits. He has also represented contractors and land owners in disputes involving real estate, and handled landlord/tenant disputes.

Tristan also has experience as a criminal defense attorney at the trial and appellate level. In one recent case, for example, he successfully represented a group of defendants charged with disturbing the peace, keeping a noisy house, and hosting gatherings where individuals under 21 were served alcohol.

After law school Tristan clerked for Judge Gustavo A. Gelpí of the United States District Court in Puerto Rico. He has extended family and many professional connections in Puerto Rico, and is well situated to assist parties bringing or defending suits in federal court in Puerto Rico.

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Representative Matters
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  • Successfully obtained a temporary restraining order on behalf of a business entity whose former employee wrongfully took sensitive corporate data and began to solicit business in breach of the non-solicitation and non-compete provisions of his employment contract.
  • Reached a favorable settlement for two attorneys accused of violating the Massachusetts Rules of Professional Conduct.
  • Obtained pre-arraignment agreement to dismiss potential charges against clients facing criminal summonses.
Prior Experience
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  • Todd & Weld, LLP, 2013-2016
  • The Honorable Gustavo A. Gelpi, Senior Law Clerk, 2011-2013
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  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers “Rising Stars,” General Litigation
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  • Boston Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Suffolk University Law School GOLD Council (Graduates Of the Last Decade)
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  • “Practices in the District of Puerto Rico” – Federal Civil Litigation in the First Circuit, 3rd Edition, Chapter 21, MCLE (author), 2017