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Robert A. Fasanella

In Memoriam (1958 - 2024)

With great sadness, we announce that our long-time colleague and friend Robert “Bob” Fasanella passed away Saturday, January 6, after an illness that he faced with courage and dignity. Bob was an outstanding lawyer and loved practicing law at Rubin and Rudman LLP from 2002 to 2024. Read more here.

Bob was an environmental and land use attorney who provided counsel to various regulated industries and organizations, including real estate developers, corporations, municipalities, individuals and citizen groups on numerous real estate development issues such as brownfields redevelopment, complex, commercial and residential land use and real estate transactions, subdivision and zoning control issues, comprehensive permitting and affordable housing developments. He was a tenacious litigator representing plaintiffs and defendants in federal and state courts, administrative appeals and local boards.

For all future inquires, please contact Glenn A. Wood, Partner and Chair, Environmental and Land Use, at (617) 330-7016 or

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Associate General Counsel; Member Board of Directors; and Member of Executive Committee, Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston (BRAGB), 2013-2023
  • Member, Board of Directors, North East Fabricare Association (NEFA), 2014-2023
  • Member and Chairman. Scituate Bylaw Review Committee, 1995–2004
  • Member, American Bar Association, Environmental and Real Estate Law Sections
  • Member, Boston Bar Association, Environmental and Real Estate Law Sections
  • Member, Environmental Business Council
  • Associate Member, Licensed Site Professional Association
  • Member, South Shore Chamber of Commerce